Lebanon

Sculptor Sally James Farnham in an undated photograph. (Library of Congress photograph)

West Lebanon Man Explores the Career of a Neglected Sculptor

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sally James Farnham isn’t a household name. She may not even be a name widely known in art historical circles — at least not anymore. But for 40 years, from the early 1900s to the early 1940s, Farnham was a well-regarded, highly-sought-after sculptor, one of a handful of American women of her era to win significant commissions and large paychecks for her work. Her best known sculpture is the monumental equestrian statue of Simon Bolivar, located on Central Park South in New York City, which was dedicated in 1921. Latin Americans salute Bolivar as “The Liberator,” the man who helped to wrest independence for his …

Lebanon College Buildings Auctioned to Bank

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lebanon — A Hanover businessman said Wednesday that he and a partner are under contract to buy the former Shoetorium building on the city’s pedestrian mall and that there already are prospective tenants. “We both love Lebanon and think there’s going to be a revitalization of Lebanon, so that’s really appealing to us,” …

Lebanon Sets Locations for Pot Dispensaries

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lebanon — City councilors voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt changes to the city’s zoning ordinance designating areas that would be best suited for a medical marijuana dispensary to set up shop. A state law that went into effect in 2013 allows for up to four dispensaries and related cultivation sites to open in New Hampshire. Lebanon officials have anticipated the city could …

Francis A. Lovely

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lancaster, N.H. — Francis A. Lovely, 71, formerly of Lebanon, N.H. died Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born Aug. 5, 1943, in Hanover, N.H. a son of Merton Ellsworth Lovely and Etta Annabella (Dunham) Lovely. Francis graduated from Lebanon High …

Howard W. Logan

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — The graveside committal service for Howard W. Logan, 92, who died Jan. 8, 2015, will be a private service at the request of the family. Condolences may be expressed in an online guest book @www.rickerfuneralhome.com …

Auction Today for Lebanon College

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lebanon — The future of the former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city’s downtown may be determined today at auction. “My hope is that whoever buys the building will keep it as an educational center,” said Robert Craig Baum, a Lebanon resident and former academic …

Rumors of Motorcycle Group Conflict Close West Lebanon Applebee’s

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

West Lebanon — A Route 12A restaurant elected to close early on Tuesday after police received a tip that there may be a clash between two motorcycle groups during a planned fundraising event, Lebanon police said on Tuesday. Lebanon police Lt. Phil Roberts said he heard from an …

Lebanon’s Little Store Under New Management

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lebanon — The new proprietor of The Little Store of Lebanon has begun work to transform the nearly 100-year-old neighborhood market into a deli and bakery. Ami Moore’s vision for the Route 120 landmark, which is set to …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Grafton County Proposes Budget

Monday, May 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Grafton County’s commissioners have proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget of $40.1 million, a 2.9 percent increase over the current year that arises largely from mandatory increases in human services, health care and salary costs. A significant portion of the budget also stems from discretionary …

Lebanon High School’s New Principal Knows District Well

Monday, May 18, 2015

Lebanon — The current dean of students at Hanover High School will take up leadership of Lebanon High School next school year, following the School Board’s unanimous approval of his hiring last week. Ian Smith — a Lebanon …

At the Hospitals: May 17, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Among ‘Outstanding Americans’ Lebanon — Dr. James Weinstein, chief executive officer and president of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, has received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations. This …

Powerhouse Plaza Sold to Mass. Firm

Sunday, May 17, 2015

West Lebanon — The Powerhouse Plaza shopping center has been sold for $12.35 million to Eastern Real Estate, a private commercial real estate acquisition, capital investment, project development and asset management firm based in Woburn, Mass. Boston-based Cushman & Wakefield announced the sale on Thursday on behalf of …