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Hanover to Hear Cell Tower Appeal

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Hanover — The zoning board tonight will hold a public hearing on an appeal from AT&T after the panel turned down the cellular phone company’s earlier request to build a new communications tower overlooking downtown Hanover. The request for a tower off Three Mile Road, on Moose Mountain, is part of continuing efforts by phone companies to upgrade high-speed wireless coverage to the college town. AT&T wants to build a …

Land Owners Ask Hanover to Allow Parking Lot Downtown

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Hanover — A pending decision by the town zoning board could spell minor relief for motorists attempting to park downtown. Property owners Steve and Ray Buskey are seeking the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s approval to turn 9 Allen St., an empty lot that was once the home of College Cleaners, into a gated …

Paul Brendel Dorain

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — Paul Brendel Dorain died on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Kendal in Hanover, N.H. where he had lived for the past 12 years. He was 87 years old. Paul grew up in New Haven, Conn. and attended Loomis School, graduating in 1944. He then served two years in the Navy. He graduated in 1950 from Yale University where he studied …

Entertainment Highlights: Andrew Bird Brings a Big Catalog of American Roots to Spaulding Auditorium

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Hanover — While singing, fiddling and whistling with his band Hands of Glory on an outdoor stage at the Ottawa Bluesfest in Canada last weekend, Andrew Bird couldn’t help noticing the vocal stylings of Lady Gaga straying over …

Jean (Cameron) Howard

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Magalloway Plantation, Maine — Jean (Cameron) Howard, 91, formerly of Colebrook, N.H. and Magalloway Plantation passed away on Friday, July 4, 2014, at Valley Terrace in White River Jct., Vt. She was born in Magalloway Plantation on Feb. 7, 1923, the daughter of Ewen and Evelyn (Menchin) Cameron …

Forum, July 9: The Dangers of Alcohol; Co-op Shoppers; Amtrak on Track

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Dangers of Alcohol To the Editor: The article, “Addiction and Alcoholism Hit Men, Women Differently” on June 30 failed to mention the chief differences between men and women — pregnancy and nursing. The effects of alcohol on a developing fetus unfortunately can be devastating. Everyone should know …

Hanover Co-op Petitioners Fight to Reinstate Fired Employees

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hanover — Members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society are circulating a petition to reinstate two recently fired Co-op Food Stores employees and to address what they perceive as a lack of transparency from store management regarding the decision. “We have three goals,”said Nora Jacobson, a Norwich resident …

Recreation Notes: Towns Honor Accident Victim

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tragedy afflicted Tunbridge last month when 20-year-old Jen Kinnarney, of South Royalton, died from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. While both communities mourned, more than 100 friends gathered to help make things a little easier for …

Marcia “Tootie” LaBombard West

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Keene, N.H. — Marcia Lee “Tootie” LaBombard West, 69, died June 23, 2014, at her home in Keene after a valiant struggle with cancer. Mrs. West was born on Feb. 12, 1945, in Hanover, N.H., to Richard N. and Helen I. (Conroy) LaBombard. Marcia spent most of the …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new …

Dartmouth’s Excess Does Some Good

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s campus was quiet early Friday morning as a silver sedan pulled up the dining hall’s back driveway and executed a turn so its trunk faced the loading dock. An abandoned bicycle rested on the …

Saturday Forum: Co-op Principles and Practice

Saturday, July 5, 2014

The Message to Co-op Employees To the Editor: I would like to respond to the plethora of letters, written mainly by staff members of the Hanover Co-op administration or past board members. V alley News columnist Jim Kenyon is simply trying to respond to an outcry of employee …

Digging in the Cupboards

Saturday, July 5, 2014

When archaeologist Julie Hruby, an assistant professor in Dartmouth College’s Classics Department, gave a paper on ancient Mycenaean cooking last winter at the Archaeological Institute of America’s annual meeting in Chicago, she couldn’t have imagined that the topic …