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Richard Bell of Stevens fouls Noah Mayes of Lebanon during the first round of the Connecticut River Shootout at Hanover High School Friday, Dec. 26, 2014. Lebanon won the game 76 - 55.
(Valley News - James M. Patterson)

Raiders on a Roll: Lebanon Takes Down Stevens in Shootout First-Rounder

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Hanover — When the next basketball classification cycle comes around, Lebanon High boys hoop coach Kieth Matte thinks — because of the enrollment situation — his Raiders could drop down from NHIAA Division II to Division III. That probably is not good news for Stevens, which took a pretty good drubbing from the Raiders, 76-55, on Friday night, and could see Lebanon on its schedule twice a year very soon. The Lebanon-Stevens game was just one of four played during the first day of the Connecticut River Shootout at Hanover High School. While all the games are played with a certain amount of intensity, the …

Local Roundup: Hanover Hockey Wins With Defense

Saturday, December 27, 2014

Manchester — Two players who didn’t show up on the scoresheet played big roles as the Hanover High boys hockey team gained its first win of the season in a 2-0 shutout of Goffstown to open the Bauer Queen City Holiday Classic at JFK Coliseum on Friday afternoon. With Hanover (1-2-0) struggling through …

Donald R. Griggs

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Donald R. Griggs, 67, passed away Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An Obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Rodolph “Rudy Vee” Vigneault, Jr.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Rodolph “Rudy Vee” Vigneault, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at the Zephyr Hills Memorial Hospital in Zephyr Hills, Fla. He was born on June 9, 1927 in Troy, N.H. to Rodolph and Claudia (Depres) Vigneault. He served in the United States Navy …

Bail Denied for Sunapee Man Accused in Fatal Crash

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

North Haverhill — A judge has denied a bail request for the Sunapee man accused in a collision that killed an expectant Wilder couple in December 2013. Lawyers for Robert J. Dellinger, who has pleaded not guilty to charges including second-degree murder resulting from the Interstate 89 crash, …

Area Police Officers on Heightened Alert

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Lebanon — Upper Valley police officers said they are on heightened alert following the shooting deaths of two New York City police officers over the weekend. They say that even though the region is rural and seems isolated from such violence, anti-police rhetoric could spur copycat shootings anywhere. …

Enfield Gives Dog Park Final OK

Monday, December 22, 2014

Enfield — After more than a year of organizing and planning, supporters say they have cleared all of the red tape required of them to build a dog park on Route 4A in Enfield. The next step is …

Dr. Burma: One Last Chance

Sunday, December 21, 2014

No more staying out late for me No more narrow escapes for me I’ve reached the, I’ve reached the turning point in my life — from Turning Point, by Tyrone Davis About 20 minutes shy of showtime, Dr. …

Engagement: Ellis — Salerno

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Lebanon — Brenda L. and Richard A. Ellis, of Lebanon, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Lynne Ellis, to James M. Salerno. The bride-to-be graduated from Lebanon High School in 2004 and earned a bachelor’s degree …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 21, 2014

Sunday, December 21, 2014

APD Names Associate VP For Information Services Lebanon — Kristen Kneisel was recently appointed associate vice president for information services at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. Kneisel served most recently as the interim director and project manager for …

Red Cross Sets Holiday Blood Drives

Sunday, December 21, 2014

The American Red Cross is encouraging donors to keep them in mind, even in the midst of the holiday bustle. Bad weather and the holidays make this one of the most difficult times for the Red Cross to collect the blood it needs to supply hospitals and blood …

David’s House Names Director, Board Members

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Lebanon — David’s House has chosen a longtime staff member as its executive director. Also, several new members were appointed to the board of the recently expanded nonprofit. David’s House provides a home-away-from-home and support for families with …

City Takes Stock On Crafts Avenue

Saturday, December 20, 2014

West Lebanon — Bob Merrill has lived on the corner of Beyerle Street and Crafts Avenue for 35 years, and while the neighbors have changed over that time, the character of the area has remained the same. Merrill …