Russian Sister City Visits Waterville 

They are cities that are a world apart, but still connected.Kotlas, Russia has been a sister city to Waterville for the past twenty years.This week Kotlas Mayor Sergei Melentyev and about a dozen other people from Kotlas arrived in the Elm City Friday for a week-long stay.During their time here they’ll be doing some sightseeing including taking a trip to Acadia.Today the Russian Mayor took time to honor one of Waterville’s veteran’s in a special ceremony.93 year old Fredrick Berard served in the army during World War Two.