News from Berwick

 | By Susan Schwartz
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK —School directors approved up to $45,000 to build a canopy they hope will stop persistent leaks at the library of the West Berwick Elementary School.

The new head of building...


 | By Chris Krepich
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A fire in an apartment building here that displaced four people was caused by a burning cigarette on a second-floor balcony, the fire chief says.

The fire spread from the...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Sierra Brown, 18, returned to Berwick hoping to find work and get an education so she could provide her 3-year-old daughter Isabella with a good life, Sierra Brown’s father says....


 | By Gary Pang
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man was arrested Thursday in Florida, where he had fled after beating his girlfriend’s 3-year-old daughter so savagely, the child died of brain injuries, charges say.

Michael...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Fri, 12/15/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Benton got pins from Lucas Welliver (132 pounds), Cole Rhone (138), Colton Babcock (152) and Kaleb Michael (...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 12/14/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Firefighters say occupants of a trailer here were using a heating vent as an ash tray, sparking a small fire around 2:20 Wednesday afternoon.

Ruth Longenberger, who lives in...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Thu, 12/14/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — An 81-year-old man who allegedly held two visitors at gunpoint saw the serious charges withdrawn as part of a plea agreement.

Roland E. Johns believed the pair had stolen from...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man accused of leading police on a high-speed chase while his four passengers pleaded for him to stop sent all his charges on to county court Monday morning.

Greg...


 | By The Press Enterprise Staff
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — A man didn’t let the hours he allegedly spent stalking his ex-girlfriend become down time; while staking out the house where she was staying, he sold drugs from his car, police said...


 | By Susan Schwartz
Wed, 12/13/2017 - 00:00

BERWICK — Contributions to the Salvation Army’s red kettle drive are down this year, putting the charity’s programs at risk, says the leader of the local post.

As of Monday, donations...


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