Lebanon

Lyme resident Maggie Finley, 13, who plays Amahl, raises her crutch during a rehearsal of the final scene of "Amahl and the Night Visitors" at the Lebanon Opera House in Lebanon, N.H., on Dec. 16, 2014. (Valley News - Ariana van den Akker)

‘Not One Wrong Note’: Opera North Performs ‘Amahl and the Night Visitors’

Thursday, December 18, 2014

It’s been more than 20 years since Opera North last staged Gian Carlo Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors , which has become a classic of the holiday season, along with Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker and Johann Strauss’s Die Fledermaus . A mere 45 minutes long, the opera, which debuted on American television in 1951, tells the story of young Amahl, …

Tracy Douglas Findley

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Tracy Douglas Findley, 42, passed away suddenly Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014. He was born on May 21, 1972, to Austin Findley and Judith Hazen. Tracy grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon High School, class of 1991. He then earned his associates degree from New Hampshire Technical College. He worked for Verham News and then began his career at …

Lebanon Board OKs School Proposal

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Lebanon — A divided School Board on Wednesday narrowly adopted a $38.8 million budget proposal that voters will be asked to approve in March, along with a new teacher contract for the 2015-2016 academic year. The budget, up about $800,000 from the current year’s, includes new staff such as aides to assist in monitoring the behavior of the district’s third- and fourth-graders, a …

KUA Hoopsters Roll

Monday, December 15, 2014

Staff Reports Babson Park, Mass. — The Kimball Union Academy boys basketball team wrapped up a successful weekend in suburban Boston by toppling Phillips Andover, 62-29, at the Babson College Showcase on Sunday. Crew Ainge put up a game-high 21 points for the Wildcats (4-2), with 19 of …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 14, 2014

Sunday, December 14, 2014

D-H Names Chief Clinical Officer And Executive Vice President Lebanon — Dr. Clifford J. Belden has been named chief clinical officer and executive vice president, integrated delivery system, for the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health system. In this role, he will …

Engagement: Hayes — Dalen

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Lebanon — Ann and Patrick Hayes, of Lebanon, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Susan Hayes, to Peter Dalen. The bride-to-be graduated from Lebanon High School in 2005 and earned a bachelor’s degree in sociology from the …

Heating Oil Not Taking Such a Bite

Saturday, December 13, 2014

West Lebanon — The average price of No. 2 fuel oil has dipped to $3.22 per gallon this month, according to a recent report. That’s a drop of nearly 15 percent from last year at this time, and …

William “Bill” Gerald Gee

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — William “Bill” Gerald Gee, 79, died Wednesday night, Dec. 10, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born Dec. 3, 1935, in Hanover, N.H. the son of Gerald and Lydia (Bean) Gee. William grew up in Wilder, Vt. and graduated from Hartford …

Thousands Remain Without Power in Vermont

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Chelsea — Several thousand residents in Orange and Windsor counties remained without power Friday evening as utility crews spent a fourth day trying to restore downed power lines throughout the state. Green Mountain Power said crews are conducting a “massive restoration effort,” but that some outages “will last …

Lebanon School Board Delays Final Budget Vote

Friday, December 12, 2014

Lebanon — The School Board made cuts, but delayed a final vote on the proposed $39 million budget for the 2015-2016 school year at its meeting on Thursday night. Before voting on the budget, board member Hank Tenney said he wanted to know what increases to expect in …

Vt. Residents Cope With Power Outages

Friday, December 12, 2014

South Strafford — Vermont officials are warning that tens of thousands of households that have lost power in recent days could see outages continue into the weekend as workers struggle to keep up with the ongoing problems caused …

William “Bill” Gee

Friday, December 12, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — William “Bill” Gee, 79, formely of Canaan, N.H., died Wednesday night, Dec. 10, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. …

Claremont Employee Takes Lebanon Job

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Lebanon — Claremont’s assistant director of public works has followed his former boss north to Lebanon. Wayne Leonard, who currently works for the city of Claremont, recently accepted the position of assistant public works director for Lebanon. “I am very pleased that Wayne will be joining us,” Lebanon …