Besides my birthday, Election Day is the best day of the year. I’d honestly be amazed to meet someone who feels the same way as I do about this. I couldn’t even tell you what first sparked my love for this day. I remember registering to vote almost immediately after turning 18. I remember the … Continue reading Why Local Elections Matter
Joe Aresimowicz never planned to be a politician. In fact, he "always considered himself the reluctant politician" and "never once for a moment thought he'd ever get involved in politics." On January 4, 2017, Aresimowicz was officially elected as the Connecticut Speaker of the House, in addition to proudly serving the 30th House District, which includes Berlin … Continue reading CT Speaker of the House, Joe Aresimowicz
In just two week's time, students involved in the Berlin High School Upbeat Peer Leadership Program will be on their way up to YMCA Camp Woodstock for the final training weekend of the school year. With freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors invited, the whole weekend starting at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 12 is bound … Continue reading Berlin Upbeat’s May Weekend
On Tuesday, March 28, the Berlin Town Council and Board of Education presented their budget proposals for the 2017-2018 fiscal year during a public hearing at Berlin High School. Now that we are less than 2 weeks away from voting on the budget, take a look below at how this year's proposal could affect your … Continue reading The Berlin Budget Proposal and How It Affects You!
From Friday, March 10 to Sunday, March 12, peer leaders from the Berlin High School Upbeat Program were at YMCA Camp Woodstock for an advanced training weekend. What made it advanced? They were hand selected to learn about public speaking and presentation skills from a handful of members in the community. Keep reading below to … Continue reading RECAP: Berlin High School’s Upbeat March Weekend
Just like I mentioned on my About page, I need coffee for survival. The addiction started about 15 years ago, at the age of 8 when my mom would let me get mocha ice storms from from the Nordstrom Café at the mall. Why I needed an ice blended coffee at that young of an … Continue reading “May your coffee be strong, and your Monday be short.”