Lebanon

City Landfill Odor All But Eliminated

Friday, May 29, 2015

West Lebanon — The air is sweeter along the Route 12A corridor in West Lebanon now that the landfill has a fully functioning flare to burn off most of the foul smells previously found there. The flare project also has enabled city officials to begin tracking the amount of natural gas the 30-acre landfill produces in hopes of converting it to energy in the future. On a warm day this …

Margaret L. Lower

Friday, May 29, 2015

Bow, N.H. — Margaret L. Lower passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015, after a period of declining healt. She was born at home in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. the daughter of the late Moses and Margaret Laidlaw. She grew up in Kearny, N.J. After high school, Margaret worked at the Prudential Insurance Company in Newark, N.J. During WWII she volunteered at the Post Office …

Raiders Reach Finals: Lebanon Boys Tennis Tops Oyster River for First N.H. Championship Visit

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lebanon — Max Reed was nervous, hadn’t slept much the night before. The Lebanon High senior had no idea what to expect in his No. 1 singles match against Oyster River freshman Henry Bulkley on Thursday as the Raiders sought their first-ever berth in the NHIAA Division II state finals. But Reed had …

Parsons Remembered As Broadcast Legend

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Lyme — Marselis Parsons, an engaging but serious-minded anchorman who for decades was the face of television news in Vermont, died early Wednesday morning at Vermont Respite House in Williston. He was 70 and had been battling cancer. …

Granite United Way Announces Funding

Thursday, May 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way anticipates delivering nearly $830,000 to the Upper Valley community this year, according to a news release this week. “Our local volunteers are excited to work together in new ways that are proactively addressing critical needs before they become crisis situations,” Patrick Tufts, …

D-H Outsources About 340 Jobs

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Lebanon — About 340 employees in the revenue management division of Dartmouth-Hitchcock will soon be working for a unit of Tenet Healthcare Corp., a Dallas-based company with annual revenue of $16 billion a year that operates a national chain of 80 hospitals. The jobs were outsourced “to help …

A Spark of Brilliance: Groups Team Up for Rail Trail Hike

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Andover, n.h. — Spark! Community Center co-founder Lisa Green prefers flat, easy trails when she goes hiking while her autistic and epileptic son, 23-year-old Patrick, favors more vigorous climbs. It’s mom who’s getting the desired terrain for the …

For Slayton Hill Residents, Peace of Mind Worth Wait

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Lebanon — Nearly two years after severe storms washed out Slayton Hill Road, the dust and noise of construction have become a way of life for the road’s residents. City officials acknowledged that some residents have complained about …

Dorothy E. Gattie

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Dorothy E. Gattie, 93, passed away Monday, May 25, 2015, at home surrounded by family. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes and Crematory of Lebanon. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

DHMC Gets Safety Devices to Protect Staff, Patients

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will soon be the second hospital in New Hampshire to outfit its security officers with a “nonlethal device” that can record interactions with unruly patients or visitors, shine a laser pointer on them …

Coronis Sends Tigers To 7-1 Defeat of Royals

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Staff Report Newport — Spencer Coronis limited Mascoma batters to just three hits and used an early offensive burst to guide the Newport High baseball team to a 7-1 win over the Royals in a Memorial Day contest at Billy Bates Field. Coronis cruised through a complete-game effort …

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 …

Man Faces Charges After Police Chase

Monday, May 25, 2015

Lebanon — Following an extended chase on Routes 12 and 12A, police on Saturday apprehended a man wanted for the theft of a truck in Colorado. Just after 8 p.m., Lebanon police attempted to stop a Ford F-150 driven by Robert Leibensperger, of Clifton Park, N.Y. Leibensperger, 37, …