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In front of Lebanon City Hall, Jackie LeBlanc, left, of Lebanon, N.H., waves goodbye to a group of supporters, including Clinton supporter Laurie Harding on Feb. 9, 2016. LeBlanc said she is an independent, and voted for Bernie Sanders. "You have to just decide who needs your vote the most, this time it was Bernie," LeBlanc said. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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New Hampshire Women Vote on the Issues

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

West Lebanon — Some Upper Valley women who went to the polls Tuesday struggled over whether they should help elect the country’s first female president or support the grassroots change called for by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Many took the second path, although a number of other women voters said gender played no role in their evaluation of the candidates. …

Dr. Robert M. Phelps

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Grantham, N.H. — Dr. Robert M. Phelps, 88, formerly a Cleveland Ohio Residence, passed away Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, at Pine Rock Manor in Warner, N.H. with his family by his side. He was born in Clifton Springs, N.Y. on July 25, 1927, the son of Arthur Chauncey and Clara (Pulver) Phelps. Dr. Phelps graduated from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio …

Birth Announcements: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center BANGRAZI — A daughter, Lilah Ann Bangrazi, born on Jan. 19, 2016, to Katelyn Gibson and Jason Bangrazi, of Newport. BLUME — A daughter, Elena Nichole Blume, born on Jan. 29, 2016, to Kylei Fischer, of Claremont, and Joshua Blume, of Cranston, R.I. Gifford Medical Center HERRING — A son, Marshall Clyde Herring, born on Jan. 22, 2016, to Jerrica …

YMCA to Operate After-Care Program in Lebanon

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Lebanon — After one year with the Children’s Center of the Upper Valley providing care at Mount Lebanon Elementary School and Hanover Street School, the Lebanon School District has opted to return to YMCA Camp Coniston as its after-school care provider for students in grades K-5 beginning in …

Wheels on and Ready to Run

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Grantham — Andrea Conger has always been a fan of the underdog. So it was no surprise when the Grantham resident adopted three special needs Chihuahuas from the Upper Valley Humane Society this year and added them to …

Anna Lynn Schotanus

Friday, May 29, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Anna Lynn Schotanus, 61, died unexpectedly on Friday, April 24, 2015, at her apartment in Falls Church, Va. Anna was born on June 9, 1954, at Fort Campbell, Ky. to Merle W. and Helen D. Schotanus. She was brought home from the Fort Campbell Army …

Sullivan County to Hold Budget Hearing

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Newport — The county commissioners’ proposed $30.4 million Sullivan County budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1 will be presented at a public hearing on June 2 at the town hall in Charlestown. The proposed spending plan represents an increase of 2.2 percent, or nearly $650,000, from …

A Life: Clarence Jacob (C.J.) Smith, 1942 — 2015; ‘He Was Quiet, Calm, Gentle... Except When We Scored’

Monday, May 25, 2015

West Lebanon — The NCAA Frozen Four college hockey championship stretches over a three-day period: semifinals, day off, finals. Fans of the event, or of the teams involved, routinely face a conundrum: What to do in a strange …

Students Graduate RVCC

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — More than 220 students and their families celebrated their educational achievements Friday evening at the 47th commencement at River Valley Community College. “The veterans, single moms, first in family to go to college, and everyone who …

City Reviews After-School Program

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Lebanon — Administrators in the Lebanon School District are reviewing qualifications for after-school program providers for next school year. The decision comes less than a year after the district switched providers to Children’s Center of the Upper Valley, …

Thomas R. Willis, Jr.

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Grantham, N.H. — Thomas R. Willis, Jr., 80, of Rt. 10, passed away March 1, 2015, at home following a long battle with cancer. Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Memorial Cemetery, on Learning Drive in Grantham with Fred Davis …

Donald “Don” Burt Batchelder

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Brattleboro, Vt. — Donald “Don” B. Batchelder, 85, of 46 Tyler Street, died Monday morning at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital. He was born in Barre, Vt. on May 1, 1929, the son of Harold and Audrey Batchelder. He attended schools there and was an outstanding athlete at Spaulding Academy. …

Robert Lewis McCredie

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Grantham, N.H — A memorial service for Robert Lewis McCredie who died March 18, 2015, will be held on Friday, May 22 at 2 p.m., at the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany, Cheney Street in Newport, N.H. …