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William Smith of Lebanon Post 22 gets in position to field a Dover ground ball during Tuesday's New Hampshire Junior Legion Baseball tournament game at Gill Stadium in Manchester.

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Post 22 Rallies to Stay Alive in Junior Legion Tournament

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Manchester — As he prepared to leave Gill Stadium at 11 p.m. Tuesday, coach John Grainger was flagged down by a fan of his Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team. “Thanks for the heart attack!” shouted the supporter. All Grainger could do was smile and shake his head. The emotions of the previous four hours had left him …

River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate responsibility, will receive the award on Sept. 19, during the Peterson Award dinner that will …

Lebanon Schools To Buy Property

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon School Board has reached agreement to purchase a nearly two-acre parcel of land neighboring Hanover Street and Lebanon High schools. The Evans Drive parcel is being sold by Ann Therrien, a member of the Hatch family who has owned the former farm for six generations. School Board Chairman Jeff …

At the Hospitals: July 27, 2014

Sunday, July 27, 2014

August Motorcycle Ride Will Benefit David’s House Lebanon — A motorcycle ride next month will benefit David’s House, a nonprofit that provides a home away from home for families with children receiving medical treatment through Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. The guided ride, set for Aug. 2, …

Schools Weigh Cellphone Search Ruling

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — When David Baker was an assistant principal at Hartford High School about four years ago, he came upon a cellphone that had been left in the school’s auditorium. An announcement was made over the intercom looking for the owner of the phone, but no one …

Granite United Way Employee Honored

Sunday, July 27, 2014

West Lebanon — Dana Hanson, outgoing director of major gifts at Granite United Way, received a commendation from Gov. Maggie Hassan during Hassan’s visit to the Upper Valley last week. Hanson, who lives in Etna, was recognized for …

N.H. Cites Natural Gas Depot Developer for Wetlands Issue

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon — State officials have determined that a developer filled wetlands without permission on the Etna Road property where he plans to construct a natural gas depot. Compliance Inspector Jeffrey Blecharczyk of the state’s Department of Environmental Services determined during a May inspection that Jay Campion, of Hanover, …

Forum, July 25: Enough About the Co-op; More About the Co-op; Hartford Track Vote; The Hole Story on Interchange Drive

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Co-op, in Two Words To the Editor: Enough already. Edmund Coffin Strafford Those With a Vested Interest To the Editor: At Wednesday’s board meeting of the Hanover Co-op, 14 people spoke in favor of the management. Of the 14 who supported them, seven had a vested economic …

Ronald A. Brown

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ronald A. Brown, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon. He was 91. Ron was born in Kearney, Neb. in 1922 to Nelle and Leslie Brown and grew up during the dust bowl of the 1920’s and 30’s. He served …

Ernesta Helen Watson

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ernesta Helen Watson, 99, passed away Thursday, July 24, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

I-89 Bridges Meeting Set for Tonight in West Lebanon

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Lebanon — State transportation officials are seeking public comment tonight on planned improvements to the Interstate 89 bridges that cross the Connecticut River and carry about 38,000 motorists a day between New Hampshire and Vermont. Meanwhile, work on the Route 4 bridge crossing the Connecticut River between West …

Forum, July 24: More Co-op; Less Greed; ‘Tabasco?’; All This and Chocolate Chips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Employment Issues Are Complex To the Editor: With regard to Sunday’s editorial (“The Co-op Firings,” July 20): Everyone who has ever managed a business with many employees is familiar with the difficulties of personnel management and the delicate balance required between the need for fairness and transparency, on …

Co-op Board Hears Concerns at Long Meeting

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hanover — About 300 members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society packed the Hanover High School auditorium Wednesday, with many demanding that two fired employees be reinstated and denouncing the way Co-op Food Stores management handled the terminations. Others, including several Co-op employees, voiced their support for management …