Lebanon

Pine Tree Lane Apartment Dwellers Still Seeking Alternatives

Sunday, April 26, 2015

West Lebanon — Housing advocates continue to seek ways to keep rents affordable for the people living in the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments in the wake of the announcement late last month that rental assistance will end on Jan. 1, 2016. The low-income seniors and families who reside in Pine Tree Lane Apartments — a cluster of three buildings tucked back on an extension of Pleasant Street …

When Science, Faith Clash

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sierra Leone, Kono District Inside his mud-walled house, the witch doctor cast his curse. Here, in the remote Dorma Village of Sierra Leone, where some of the poorest people in the world spend most of their day struggling to feed their families, the witch doctor’s power over life and death was well known. …

Sister Act: A Few Songs, a Few Jokes and a Whole Lot of Love

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lebanon — It’s almost six o’clock on a Wednesday and the recreation room at Lebanon Center Genesis HealthCare is crowded with residents waiting for the top billing act of the week. Debbie Clough, Wanda Ellis, On Shin Pierson, of Grafton, and Sandi Pierson, of Orange, enter the room followed by a little dog …

Barbara Jean (Dustin) Richardson

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara Jean (Dustin) Richardson, wife of Charles, passed away very peacefully on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in the Hughes Care Unit at Harvest Hill. Any other arrangements are still pending. Barbara’s eventual final resting place will be at the New Hampshire Veteran’s Cemetery in Boscawen, …

A Life: Janine Weins, 1940-2015; ‘She Was a Very Brilliant Woman, and She Was Also Very Modest’

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lyme — Janine Weins interviewed her last radio guest, the director of the sleep program at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, on March 4. “Every living creature needs sleep,” Dr. Adam Sorscher told Weins during the hour-long broadcast. …

At the Hospitals: April 19, 2015

Sunday, April 19, 2015

TDI Receives $800,000 For Neonatal Care Study Lebanon — The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice has received a three-year, $800,000 grant from the Anthem Foundation for a nationwide study of neonatal intensive care, the first of its kind, researchers say. “Very few published reports have …

Assistant Director of WISE Honored

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Lebanon — Abby Tassel, assistant director of WISE, has received the 2015 National Sexual Violence Resource Center’s Visionary Voice Award. Presented during Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the annual award recognizes the creativity and hard work of individuals around …

Welcome, Wagging

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Robyn Farwell, of West Lebanon, makes sure that every Marley’s Doggie Bag has a bag of dog treats during a volunteer bag-stuffing event at the Kilton Public Library on Saturday. Marley’s Doggie Bags was founded by Tina Kebalka, …

Committee Makes Pick for New Lebanon High Principal

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lebanon — The committee searching for a new Lebanon High School principal has selected the dean of students at Hanover High School as the sole finalist for the job. The candidate, Ian Smith, of Lebanon, is set to meet with community members next week. Interim Superintendent Joanne Roberts, …

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship three weeks ago to both sides of last Saturday’s Division I Frozen Four …

Auction Set for Lebanon College Buildings

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lebanon — The mortgage lender for the two former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city’s downtown has set a May date for a public auction as part of the foreclosure process, a step that may pave the way for a new owner to purchase the …

Lebanon OKs Full-Time Police Prosecutor

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Lebanon — The City Council approved the hiring of a full-time attorney to work as a prosecutor for the police department at its meeting Wednesday night. “If we don’t accept this position ... we’ll lose that financial opportunity that we have right now,” said Mayor Georgia Tuttle. The …

Everett B. Poitras

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Berlin, N.H. — Everett B. Poitras, 83, of Enfield Center and Berlin passed away Tuesday, April 14, 2015, after a brief illness. He was born on Aug. 6, 1931, in Rumney, N.H. and was a graduate of Plymouth High School. Everett was a veteran of the U.S. Air …