Lebanon

State: Packard Hill Covered Bridge in Lebanon Badly in Need of Repair

Friday, March 6, 2015

Lebanon — Nearly a quarter-century of wear and tear have taken their toll on the structure and appearance of a wooden bridge spanning the Mascoma River on Riverside Drive in Lebanon. The Packard Hill Covered Bridge, constructed by the Ashland, N.H.-based Arnold M. Graton Associates in 1991, sits on the state’s red list of municipal bridges in need of repair. “I think you’ll find that most New Hampshire covered bridges …

LHS Principal Out After a Year

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon School District is seeking a new high school principal for next school year to replace a former Oxbow Union High School educator the School Board hired last summer. Current principal Tom Marshall “is not being renominated” by Interim Superintendent Joanne Roberts for a second year, Lebanon School Board Chairman …

Hanover Girls Upset Lebanon, Advance in D-II Tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Lebanon — Wednesday night’s 47-40 overtime playoff win at Lebanon might stand as a microcosm of the Hanover High girls basketball team’s season. The Marauders trailed for much of the night and appeared to be headed to a third straight postseason loss against their bitter rivals. Instead — as Hanover had in winning five of its last six to secure the No. 10 …

Local Roundup: Raiders Roll Into Playoffs on 8-0-1 Run

Monday, March 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Take your pick of which is the most impressive: ∎ Going unbeaten in the last nine games of the season? ∎ Having to play five games in eight days — and winning all of them? …

At the Hospitals: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

VA Taps Social Worker For Women’s Program Manager White River Junction — Carey Russ, a social worker, has been named women veterans program manager at White River Junction VA Medical Center. Carey’s duties will include advising and advocating …

Business Notes: March 1, 2015

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Lebanon — A year after the Lebanon Planning Board approved design plans for a new Tractor Supply outlet along Miracle Mile, construction is now underway for the farm and garden superstore. Ground was broken on the 19,000-square-foot building …

HomeLife Expo Updates Layout, Adds Features

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanover — Pop quiz: It’s possible to tell spring is arriving in the Upper Valley when: A) Bleary-eyed parents are seen dropping off their teenagers for 6 a.m. rowing practice on the Connecticut River; B) Boxes of chirping baby chicks have arrived at West Lebanon Feed and Supply; …

Barbara D. Hawthorne

Saturday, February 28, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara D. Hawthorne was born June 7, 1922 in Cleveland, Ohio to William Aldrew Dougherty Jr. and Ruth (Sprankle) Dougherty, and died in Lebanon, N.H. on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. She lived in Scarsdale, N.Y. as a teenager. She graduated from Oberlin College with …

Wrecking Crew: KUA Star Evokes Memories of Famous Dad

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Meriden — You swore that was Danny Ainge flying around the court at Kimball Union Academy the other day. The blond kid? Directing traffic, spinning, dishing, scoring? Going full-throttle through that forest of bigger guys with a full …

Donald Charles Berwick

Friday, February 27, 2015

Brandon, Fla. — Donald Charles Berwick, 82, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, at the James Haley Veterans hospital in Tampa, Fla. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

12A Plaza Developer Gets Extension

Friday, February 27, 2015

Lebanon — Representatives of a Route 12A shopping plaza developer requesting a deadline extension cited the vacancy left when a supermarket closed as the primary reason a planned retail building just south of Interstate 89 has yet to be constructed. The 20,000-square-foot addition slated to go next to …

Anna Hanchuck Kaupinis

Thursday, February 26, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Anna Hanchuck Kaupinis died on Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. She was born in Hartford, Conn. on Sept. 10, 1920, the daughter of Dement and Stacia (Brodzensky) Hanchuck. She grew up in Lebanon and worked at Eastman Oil, upon graduation from Lebanon High School. Anna …

Hartford/Lebanon Bridge To Close Briefly on Friday

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

West Lebanon/White River Junction — A bridge spanning the Connecticut River between Hartford and Lebanon will be closed for about two hours early Friday morning, according to a release from the New Hampshire Department of Transportation. The Route 4 bridge connecting the villages of White River Junction and …