Lebanon

William (Bill) H. Mitchell

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — William (Bill) H. Mitchell died Friday, June 26, 2015, in Woodstock, Vt. at the age of 93. He was a devoted husband to his wife, Carolyn, who passed in 2011, a loving father to his children, Perry and his wife, Brenda (of Flagstaff, Ariz.) and Mary and her husband, Ray Chin (of Thetford, Vt.); five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Bill was born in Acworth, N.H. in 1921. He graduated from Vilas HS in Alstead and then studied agriculture at the University of New Hampshire. During WW II he was a fighter pilot, serving with the 14th air force (the Flying Tigers) in China. Upon his return home he became the Headmaster …

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Visiting Nurses Partner for Care Center

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock is pursuing two major changes in the way it delivers care: It is working on an affiliation with the Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire, and it is seeking permission to build a new palliative care center on a large parcel outside Hitchcock Loop Road. Dartmouth-Hitchcock and …

School Eyes Ex-Mayor’s Home

Monday, June 29, 2015

West Lebanon — Lebanon school officials are considering buying the Dana Street home of former Mayor Terri Dudley to ease space and parking needs at the adjacent Mount Lebanon Elementary School. Due to health concerns, Dudley, 86, a former state lawmaker and radio talk-show host for whom the bridge between Glen Road and …

Exploring the ‘Cool Science’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Comfortable temperatures and, with luck, some vacation time, make summer the perfect season to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But don’t forget life after the sun goes down. Star parties and viewings at local observatories offer a …

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Dartmouth Institute Leader Honored Hanover — Dr. Elliott Fisher, director of the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, has received the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s highest individual achievement award. Fisher received the Richard L. Clarke Board …

Nonprofit Seeks to Buy West Lebanon Subsidized Apartments

Sunday, June 28, 2015

West Lebanon — An Upper Valley nonprofit housing group is trying to buy two subsidized housing complexes in West Lebanon, including the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments where tenants have been told the rental assistance available …

Fireworks Displays Set For Lebanon

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — City residents will have two opportunities to view fireworks this year and next in a compromise intended to satisfy both the traditionalists and less conventional. Recreation & Parks Department Director Paul Coats found the necessary funding to accommodate those who would like to have fireworks on …

Child Care Center Is Latest Target of Outsourcing at DHMC

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — About 35 workers in the child care center at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will soon be under the management of an outside company, the hospital announced Wednesday. It was the second such announcement of the outsourcing of a medical center operation in recent weeks. Hospital officials said …

Gay Marriage Coast to Coast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

White River Junction — As Vermont Law School professor Jackie Gardina absorbed the news Friday morning that the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of national marriage equality, she received a text from her wife, Lauren Bassing, who …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Elaine L. (Cantlin) Norris

Friday, June 26, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Elaine L. (Cantlin) Norris, 61, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

West Lebanon Man Who Hid Camera Gets Prison Time

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

North Haverhill — At an emotional hearing on Tuesday, a 54-year-old West Lebanon man was sentenced to a minimum of three years in prison for secretly videotaping an underage couple having sex. One of Thomas Barnes’ victims made an impassioned statement in Grafton Superior Court about the anguish …

N.H. Senate Finance Leaders Defend Proposed Budget, Hope to Avoid Veto

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

West Lebanon — The Republican leaders of the Senate Finance Committee defended their $11.3 billion budget, which they said includes a 5 percent increase in spending over the current two-year budget for New Hampshire. Senate Finance Chairwoman Jeanie …