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Mt. Ascutney Projects Break-Even for 2016 Budget

Monday, August 3, 2015

Windsor — After two straight years of losing money in its health care operations, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center is projecting that in its upcoming fiscal year it will break even in its core business — but only just barely. In a July 1 letter and budget projections for the fiscal year that will begin Oct. 1 that were filed with Vermont’s Green Mountain Care Board, Mt. Ascutney said …

It’s Going Swimmingly: Pool Potential Grows for Hartland’s Cox

Monday, August 3, 2015

White River Junction — Here’s the thing about a stopwatch: Make it big enough, put it in the right place and people will notice the numbers on it, especially when they get low enough. The folks who follow Hartland’s Hannah Cox and her pool exploits have noticed her for some time. The 17-year-old …

Volunteer Spotlight: Spark Community Center Seeks Volunteers

Sunday, August 2, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Lebanon — A community center for people with special needs is in need of volunteers. Spark is looking for people who can commit a few hours a week, usually between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., to help with just about every aspect of the nonprofit. The …

United Way Chapter Is Four-Star Charity

Sunday, August 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way has been rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator. The rating reflects sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency, the West Lebanon-based Granite United Way said in a recent news release. “We are honored to be ranked among the …

Volunteers Needed for Fall Walk For Cancer

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Preparations are underway for a two-mile walk to support breast cancer research and prevention in Hanover this fall, and organizers are looking for help. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is set for Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. at Storrs Pond …

People in Business: Aug. 2, 2015

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Michael Ehlenfeldt, of Charlestown, has been hired as executive chef of The Inn at Weathersfield. Previously a key member of the culinary team at Solo Farm & Table in South Londonderry, N.H., Ehlenfeldt has spent most of his …

Season Done For Post 22

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Manchester — The bunt was hardly a surprise. With no score during the sixth inning of Saturday’s American Legion junior baseball game between Lebanon Post 22 and Plymouth Post 66, it was clear to all at Manchester’s Gill …

June D. Pooler

Saturday, August 1, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — June D. Pooler, 75, passed away Friday, July 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield, N.H. …

Major Traffic Delays Next Week in Hartford, Lebanon

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Motorists in Hartford and Lebanon should be prepared for major delays next week, with significant traffic routes in both towns continuing to see disruption from construction projects. In Hartford, work to replace two bridges on Interstate 91 will cause continued delays on Route 5 near the interstate’s Exit …

Tough Start For Post 22: Lebanon Drops Playoff Opener

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Manchester — Perhaps it’s contagious. Less than a week after the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior baseball team exited double-elimination state tournament play with two losses in as many games, the junior squad is threatening to do …

After Decades of Public Use, Records Show Disputed West Lebanon Road Is Private

Friday, July 31, 2015

West Lebanon — For decades, Waterman Avenue Extension has been treated as a public road by residents, postal workers and city snowplow drivers. But public use of a portion of the road came to an end last week …

Lebanon Steps Closer to Plan

Friday, July 31, 2015

Lebanon — The city is one step closer to creating a long-term plan for the downtown and finding a fix for a pedestrian tunnel and parking lot, which were closed last year due to structural deficiencies. This week, city officials signed an agreement with the engineering firm Vanasse …

With Pools Closed, Residents Keep Cool

Friday, July 31, 2015

West Hartford — The Upper Valley fell just shy of a heat wave this week — which is achieved with a hat trick of 90-degree days — but Thursday’s drop into the 80s didn’t mean Monique and Robert …