Lebanon

People cheer as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a political rally in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Michael P. King/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

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 the Dartmouth College campus. Clinton campaign spokesman Harrell Kirstein said the new venue was chosen “due to the large local interest” in …

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 30 report by Stephen Day, a court-appointed expert overseeing implementation of the settlement, found that …

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 night. “It was definitely a battle tonight with the control a little bit,” said Houde, …

Gay Marriage Coast to Coast

Saturday, June 27, 2015

White River Junction — As Vermont Law School professor Jackie Gardina absorbed the news Friday morning that the Supreme Court had ruled in favor of national marriage equality, she received a text from her wife, Lauren Bassing, who …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his …

Elaine L. (Cantlin) Norris

Friday, June 26, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Elaine L. (Cantlin) Norris, 61, passed away Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

West Lebanon Man Who Hid Camera Gets Prison Time

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

North Haverhill — At an emotional hearing on Tuesday, a 54-year-old West Lebanon man was sentenced to a minimum of three years in prison for secretly videotaping an underage couple having sex. One of Thomas Barnes’ victims made an impassioned statement in Grafton Superior Court about the anguish …

N.H. Senate Finance Leaders Defend Proposed Budget, Hope to Avoid Veto

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

West Lebanon — The Republican leaders of the Senate Finance Committee defended their $11.3 billion budget, which they said includes a 5 percent increase in spending over the current two-year budget for New Hampshire. Senate Finance Chairwoman Jeanie …

A Life: John Joline IV, 1948-2015; ‘He Was Always Looking Out for the Beginner’

Monday, June 22, 2015

Lebanon — The last time that Brian Kunz walked in the woods with John Joline, the annual wave of spring green was washing across the steep hills near the Dartmouth Skiway while they scouted new cliffs for rock …

Fairlee Man Meets the Strangers Who Saved His Life

Monday, June 22, 2015

Fairlee — The 58-year-old Fairlee man who nearly died of a heart attack while bicycling along Route 120 in April is back at work, and also met recently with some of the passers-by who helped save his life. …

Lebanon Reverend: America’s ‘Original Sin’ Is Racism

Monday, June 22, 2015

Hanover — Upper Valley residents spent the weekend mourning last week’s slaying of nine African-Americans at a Charleston, S.C., church, gathering to repeat the names of the dead and to address a central and bewildering question: What now? …

Racketeering: Lebanon Grad a Master at Tennis and Squash

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — Playing tennis with Max Reed can really mess you up, and sometimes it seems there’s nothing you can do about it. Everything goes wrong. First, there’s something wrong with the ball. No matter how hard you …

Gearing Up for the Prouty

Sunday, June 21, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Lebanon — More than 5,000 people are expected to bike, walk, row or golf during the Prouty on July 10 and 11, and organizers could use some help. Volunteers are needed …