Lebanon

Rep. Annie Kuster, D - NH, stretches for a look through bridge supports down to the Connecticut River while visiting the Route 4 bridge in West Lebanon, N.H. Monday, July 6, 2015. Kuster, who is advocating for the extension of a federal highways bill, was shown around the site by CPM Constructors owners Paul Koziell, left, and Tim Ouellette, second from left, and met CPM employee Duane Mitchell, right. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Kuster Advocates Highway Bill

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

West Lebanon — The two-month extension of the Highway and Transportation Funding Act approved by Congress in May is set to expire at the end of this month, casting a pall of uncertainty over the future of transportation projects across the country. Such short-term funding plans are insufficient to address the country’s infrastructure needs, create and keep jobs and add …

Shirley Jenkins

Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Shirley Jenkins, 81 passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, July 11, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the Orford West Cemetery with the Fr. Charles Pawlowski officiating. …

Later Beats Never: Lebanon Post 22 Offense Overcomes Defense

Monday, July 6, 2015

Lebanon — The first half of Sunday’s 15-6 rout by Lebanon American Legion Post 22’s senior baseball team over visiting Keene Post 4 was all too familiar to pitcher Steve Cerrone. The hosts’ starter, a former Hartford High competitor, endured less-than-ideal defense and run support while playing his first season at Phillips Exeter …

A Star-Spangled Race: Runners Kick Off the Fourth With Lebanon 10K

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lebanon — So, how was your Fourth? For some, it started and ended with a bang. A bunch of runners began the chilly morning with the Red, White & Blue 6.2, a 10-kilometer race that led them along …

The Glorious Fourth: In 1930s West Lebanon, the Day Brought Thunderous Independence

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Born in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom in 1924, Scott E. Hastings Jr. grew up in West Lebanon. His parents moved to what was then a bustling railroad village when Scott was 4. Hastings had a rough and tumble boyhood, …

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on …

N.H. Misses Deadlines For Care

Friday, July 3, 2015

Lebanon — The state of New Hampshire has missed several deadlines and targets for improving mental health care services that it agreed to as part of the settlement of a 2012 civil rights lawsuit that accused it of “needless institutionalization of adults with serious mental illness.” A June …

Lebanon Legion Keeps Rolling With Win at Goffstown

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Goffstown — Andrew Houde provided seven solid innings of pitching, Chase Hussey got the job done in two innings of relief and the hitters made sure that an early lead was never lost as the Lebanon senior American Legion Post 22 baseball team defeated Goffstown, 6-4, on Thursday …

Questions Abound On DHMC Site

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Lebanon — City councilors and residents at a meeting Wednesday night raised questions about the legality and environmental impacts of a proposal to rezone land south of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s main campus to allow for a new palliative care facility. Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth College have …

Storms Down Trees, Take Out Power

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Hanover — Soggy soil and the occasional sharp gust toppled several trees throughout the Upper Valley during Wednesday’s rainstorms, in one case cutting power to more than a hundred people. Though air currents were “not terribly strong,” Mike Kistner, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, …

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.) …

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 …

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 …