2021 Berwick Citizen & Business of the Year Awards

 Please help us to recognize a deserving member of our community by nominating them for Citizen of the Year or Business of the Year!

Nomination forms are available at the Berwick Town Hall, Library, Post Office or right here: Click on blue Underlined words above to pull up the nomination form!)

Deadline is 31 December 2021


BERWICK, Maine – Charles S. Hatch Post #79, The American Legion, is seeking town resident’s nominations for the 2021 Citizen and Business of the year awards. If you know a fellow citizen or businessperson who has been effective in the Berwick community through volunteering, has worked or is working to promote good government, or who has made other noteworthy contributions that have benefited the town of Berwick, please take the time to nominate them for one of these awards.

Nomination forms are available at the Berwick Town Hall, the Berwick Library, the Berwick Town Website or the Post #79 website (  All nominations must be signed by the individual making the nomination.

Residents should send their nominations to Citizen of the Year or Business of the Year Committee, 11 Sullivan Street, Berwick, ME 03901. Nominations may also be dropped off at the Berwick Town Hall. The deadline for receiving nominations is 31 December 2021.

Recipients will be announced at the Citizen and Business of the Year Dinner, scheduled for 30 April 2022 in the Berwick Town Hall Auditorium. The selection of Fireman and Policeman of the Year will also be announced as will the Student and Adult Volunteers of the Year. Others contributing to the community such as new Eagle and Gold Scouts will also be recognized along with the recipient of the Boston Cane Award.

Bogdan Farm Christmas Music & Light Show Extravaganza Now Open 


BERWICK - As you plan your holiday activities this December, make sure to make time to visit the Bogdan Farm at the intersection of Rochester Street and Hubbard Road. Chuck and Pamela Bogdan have been creating large scale outdoor Christmas light displays since 1997, adding and expanding over the years. This unrivaled computerized display now boasts singing faces and singing trees that dance to Christmas music, along with reindeer, penguins, peppermint canes and more!

Although there will be Christmas music playing outside, to get the full effect, tune in to FM 90.3 when driving by the Bogdan’s display so you can hear the singing faces and Christmas trees as they sing and dance to your favorite holiday songs past and present.

If you can, please stop by and show your appreciation for this free family event by donating either a toy or a non-perishable food item. Enjoy the sights and sound of the holiday but remember those less fortunate by supporting the Bogdan’s Toys for Tots drive and local food pantry collection. Your thoughtfulness and generosity will ensure that there will be Christmas presents for families who have trouble making ends meet this year.

This annual Christmas extravaganza will only be up and running through December 24th, so don’t delay. More information is available at






























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