Lebanon

Tenants gather outside Pine Tree Lane Apartments to talk and play after school in West Lebanon, N.H., on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Beginning next year, residents of Pine Tree Lane Apartments will no longer receive subsidies to assist them in their monthly rental payments due to the maturation of a federal loan to Hodges Companies, the property's owner. Renters who are unable to make the full rental payment will be forced to find other housing.  (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Rents Headed Through the Roof

Thursday, April 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Residents of a 50-unit apartment complex learned this week that beginning next year their homes will no longer qualify for federal rent subsidies. Without the assistance program , many of the residents of the Pine Tree Lane Apartments expect that their rent will no longer be affordable. “Everybody’s trying to get out of here before the rent …

Karl Victor Thibideau

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Karl Victor Thibideau died in his home on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, where he lived with his loving wife Mary. He was 90 years old. Karl was born in Four Falls, New Brunswick the second son of Anna Moran and Basil Thibideau on Nov. 1, 1924. He moved to Lebanon when he was very young. He attended Lebanon schools and …

Mary P. Dickerson

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Mary P. Dickerson, 84, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover, N.H. She is survived by her four children, Charles Frank Dickerson of Lebanon, Frank Charles Dickerson of Grantham, N.H., Mark Roy Dickerson of Lebanon, and Roy “Pee Wee” Francis Dickerson of Lebanon; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Following Mary’s request there will be …

Sled Hockey Gives Everyone a Chance to Hit the Ice

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Afflicted by various ailments, many of the players on the Ice Vets sled hockey team utilize some form of service or guidance to help excel in their day-to-day lives. Yet when it comes time to …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Karl V. Thibideau

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Karl V. Thibideau, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Meals on Wheels Could See Cuts

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lebanon — Despite the efforts of some state legislators to preserve funding for elder services in the biennial budget process, Grafton County officials said that the deep cuts proposed could make it harder for Granite State senior citizens …

Lebanon Airport Loses Out on Federal Funds After Delays

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon Municipal Airport will not get $750,000 of the federal money to which it is entitled after the city failed to have any improvement program approved, city officials learned last week. “It’s a disappointment,” City Manager Greg Lewis said of the lost funds. When there’s …

Truck Rams Into House in Lebanon

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lebanon — A 20-year-old Lebanon woman was transported to the hospital after the pickup truck she was driving left the roadway and struck an apartment building on Mechanic Street on Monday morning, police said. Saeti Tobin, of Lebanon, …

At the Hospitals: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

VA Police Officers Honored White River Junction — Several employees at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction have received national Veterans Affairs police awards. John Richardson was named 2014 police chief of the year, and …

David’s House Receives $500 Community Spirit Grant

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — David’s House in Lebanon has been awarded $500 from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation’s Community Spirit 9/11 mini-grant program. The money will be used to provide home-away-from-home support for families with children receiving treatment through Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. Since opened in 1986, the nonprofit has …

Parent Discussion in Lebanon Will Focus on Adolescents

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — A discussion for parents of adolescents is set for March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Kilton Public Library. Cindy Pierce, college speaker and comic storyteller, presents “Choosing Your Life, Living Your Choices: Navigating the Influences of Peers, Media and Technology with Your Adolescent.” Topics include sex, …

Lebanon Police Request Prosecutor

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon Police Department has asked for City Council approval to hire a full-time staff attorney to assist in the prosecution of its cases, a task that has been handled by a police officer or an attorney on part-time contract with the department. “It would benefit …