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Volunteer Spotlight: Spark Community Center Seeks Volunteers

Sunday, August 2, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Lebanon — A community center for people with special needs is in need of volunteers. Spark is looking for people who can commit a few hours a week, usually between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m., to help with just about every aspect of the nonprofit. The possibilities include event planning, fundraising, development, activities …

United Way Chapter Is Four-Star Charity

Sunday, August 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way has been rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator. The rating reflects sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency, the West Lebanon-based Granite United Way said in a recent news release. “We are honored to be ranked among the top charities in the United States,” said Patrick Tufts, president and CEO of Granite United …

Volunteers Needed for Fall Walk For Cancer

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Hanover — Preparations are underway for a two-mile walk to support breast cancer research and prevention in Hanover this fall, and organizers are looking for help. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is set for Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. at Storrs Pond Recreation Area. A kickoff rally and informational meeting is scheduled for Aug. 11 at 5:30 …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based Valley Green Natural Gas was the only entity aiming to serve the two communities, with a petition to do so pending before the …

Ruth Evelyn Wills

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ruth Evelyn Wills, 98, passed away Jan. 2, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield assisted the family with arrangements. …

Co-op Staff Votes Down Labor Union

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon — Workers at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store on Monday voted, 70-31, against organizing under a Massachusetts-based union, an election brought on by a year’s worth of turmoil surrounding the firings of two employees. Of about 140 workers at the store, 122 full- and part-time personnel were …

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Vote Postponed On Hospital Proposal Lebanon — At the applicants’ request, the Planning Board delayed discussion of a proposal from Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital and Dartmouth College to rezone part of a parcel across the street from the medical center off Route 120 to make way for a …

At the Hospitals: July 26, 2015

Sunday, July 26, 2015

VA Medical Center Surgeons Receive Career Development Awards White River Junction — Two surgeons from the VA Outcomes Group, based at White River Junction VA Medical Center, have received Veterans Administration New England Career Development Awards. “In addition to the honor bestowed by these highly competitive regional grants, …

Lebanon Opera House Elects Three New Board Members

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Lebanon — Lebanon Opera House recently elected two new members and a Tuck fellow to its board of directors. A graduate of Dartmouth College and Vanderbilt University, Judy Csatari has worked at Dartmouth College in the admissions office …

N.H. State Council on the Arts Sets Arts and Aging Workshops

Sunday, July 26, 2015

West Lebanon — Creative Aging Workshops for teaching artists and arts educators interested in working with adults 55 and older are scheduled for September in West Lebanon and Concord. The classes will provide research about the arts and aging, explore what is different about adult learning, analyze best …

In W. Lebanon, Sen. Paul Calls for Flat Tax

Sunday, July 26, 2015

West Lebanon — The standing-room-only crowd gathered to hear Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speak Saturday at Kilton Public Library included supporters sporting blue “Rand” stickers and undecideds looking to learn about the gaggle of candidates vying for their …

Headrest Honors Haven’s Director

Sunday, July 26, 2015

White River Junction — Sara Kobylenski, executive director of the Upper Valley Haven, has received the 2015 Community Service Award from Headrest, a substance abuse treatment and counseling center in Lebanon. Headrest said it honored Kobylenski for her …