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Letter: Putting Children First

Friday, April 18, 2014

To the Editor: We want to begin by thanking the anonymous donor for his most generous contribution, which allows our grandson Lucian Vigneault to finish the school year at Hanover Street School in Lebanon. You chose to place a child’s well-being and stability above all else. Your good deed places children first and teaches a lesson that matters most. Next, we are extremely proud of our son Edmund for being …

Charles Wayne Fulwider

Friday, April 18, 2014

Lake Placid, Fla. — Charles Wayne Fulwider, age 91, of Tomoka Heights, Lake Placid, and a former resident of West Lebanon, N.H., passed away on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, at his home in Lake Placid. His wife of 50 years, Olene McRae Fulwider, predeceased him in 1999. He was born in Indianapolis, Ind. on July 20, 1922, son of the late Charles & …

Letter: Board Should Have Shown Empathy

Thursday, April 17, 2014

To the Editor: How sad that members of the Lebanon School Board couldn’t find it in their hearts to waive the tuition for this short period of time for Lucien Vigneault so that he could finish out third grade at the Hanover Street School. If Vermont was able to do it, surely New Hampshire could have done it, too. Where there’s a will, …

Lebanon City Council Will Meet Wednesday on Storm Damage Plan

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Lebanon — City officials are expected this week to discuss a plan to pay for $10.3 million in damage from summer storms that wreaked havoc on the city’s roads and water lines and spurred the evacuation of dozens of residents. Money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and …

Letter: The Facebook Generation

Saturday, April 12, 2014

To the Editor: The case of the Claremont teacher who resigned rather than “unfriend” students on Facebook and your editorial April 8 (“Teachers and Facebook”) show a generational gap in how the world is seen. Using Facebook to facilitate a secret relationship is akin to secretly meeting your …

Letter: Co-op Should Follow Its Own Rules

Saturday, April 12, 2014

To the Editor: The letter (April 9) from Donald Kreis, a former Hanover Co-op board member, greatly misstates my complaints relating to the Co-op board’s treatment of its employees, which according to my understanding are contrary to the Co-op’s Employee Handbook. As a longtime Co-op member, I wrote …

Cecile D. Lambert

Saturday, April 12, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Cecile D. Lambert, 83, formerly of Englewood, Fla. and Plymouth, Mass. passed away Tuesday, April 8, 2014. She was born on Dec. 30, 1930, in Franklin, N.H. to the late Phillippe & Angelina (Fournier) Desrochers. She graduated from Franklin High School and soon after …

Entering Third Season, Upper Valley Vixens Have Higher Goals

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Woodstock — The Upper Valley Vixens are back for another go-round of roller derby. More than ever, they’re playing for real. With a complete roster of dedicated skaters, the Vixens are determined not only to improve upon last …

Letter: Go for Bach

Friday, April 11, 2014

To the Editor: The March 31 Bach-a-thon was great fun for the many who participated in celebrating Bach’s birthday. Special praise should go to Margaret Gilmore, who dreamed up and organized the 10-hour event — and to Our Savior Lutheran Church, which so graciously hosted us. There were …

Former City Cop Hired in Thetford

Friday, April 11, 2014

Thetford — A former Lebanon police officer who was charged with two counts of simple assault after allegedly grabbing a woman’s wrist and pushing her at a local bar while he was off duty in 2011 has been hired as a part-time patrol officer in Thetford. Thetford Police …

‘I Thought I Wasn’t Done Yet’: Mascoma Gives Ball to Lawrence

Friday, April 11, 2014

West Canaan — As enjoyable as it may have been, watching high school football from above the sidelines wasn’t what Les Lawrence wanted. He needed to be on the sidelines. And, once more, he is. A football coaching …

Richard “Dick” Thibodeau

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — A memorial service for Richard “Dick” Thibodeau, who passed away on Jan. 12, 2014, will be held on Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marion Carter House, One Campbell St., Lebanon. Please join family and friends to celebrate and …

Woodstock Boys Tennis Wins Season Opener in Great Indoors

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Woodstock — Spring high school sports all over the Upper Valley have had to make accommodations to get in workouts and games lately, given the late departure of winter. The Woodstock High boys tennis team did its part …