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Marselis Parsons III, longtime news director at WCAX-TV, at his family home in Lyme, N.H., on Sept. 13, 2009. (Valley News - Jason Johns) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Parsons Remembered As Broadcast Legend

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Lyme — Marselis Parsons, an engaging but serious-minded anchorman who for decades was the face of television news in Vermont, died early Wednesday morning at Vermont Respite House in Williston . He was 70 and had been battling cancer. Parsons spent 42 years at Burlington-based WCAX-TV, the dominant broadcast outlet in the state in his era, and also served as …

Granite United Way Announces Funding

Thursday, May 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way anticipates delivering nearly $830,000 to the Upper Valley community this year, according to a news release this week. “Our local volunteers are excited to work together in new ways that are proactively addressing critical needs before they become crisis situations,” Patrick Tufts, president and chief executive officer of Granite United Way, said in the Tuesday release. The …

D-H Outsources About 340 Jobs

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Lebanon — About 340 employees in the revenue management division of Dartmouth-Hitchcock will soon be working for a unit of Tenet Healthcare Corp., a Dallas-based company with annual revenue of $16 billion a year that operates a national chain of 80 hospitals. The jobs were outsourced “to help D-H reach its goal of a (20 to 30) percent financial improvement for revenue cycle …

Lebanon Gets a Lift From Defense in Win Over Hanover

Friday, May 22, 2015

Hanover — Longtime Lebanon High baseball coach Doug Ashey figured his Raiders could play defense. They just needed warmer weather and more practice repetitions. He couldn’t argue with the results on Friday. Lebanon turned in a handful of …

West Lebanon Man Explores the Career of a Neglected Sculptor

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Sally James Farnham isn’t a household name. She may not even be a name widely known in art historical circles — at least not anymore. But for 40 years, from the early 1900s to the early 1940s, Farnham …

Lebanon College Buildings Auctioned to Bank

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lebanon — A Hanover businessman said Wednesday that he and a partner are under contract to buy the former Shoetorium building on the city’s pedestrian mall and that there already are prospective tenants. “We both love Lebanon and …

Lebanon Sets Locations for Pot Dispensaries

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Lebanon — City councilors voted unanimously on Wednesday to adopt changes to the city’s zoning ordinance designating areas that would be best suited for a medical marijuana dispensary to set up shop. A state law that went into effect in 2013 allows for up to four dispensaries and …

Francis A. Lovely

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lancaster, N.H. — Francis A. Lovely, 71, formerly of Lebanon, N.H. died Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born Aug. 5, 1943, in Hanover, N.H. a son of Merton Ellsworth Lovely and Etta Annabella (Dunham) Lovely. Francis graduated from Lebanon High …

Howard W. Logan

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — The graveside committal service for Howard W. Logan, 92, who died Jan. 8, 2015, will be a private service at the request of the family. Condolences may be expressed in an online guest book @www.rickerfuneralhome.com …

Auction Today for Lebanon College

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lebanon — The future of the former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city’s downtown may be determined today at auction. “My hope is that whoever buys the building will keep it as an educational center,” said Robert Craig Baum, a Lebanon resident and former academic …

Rumors of Motorcycle Group Conflict Close West Lebanon Applebee’s

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

West Lebanon — A Route 12A restaurant elected to close early on Tuesday after police received a tip that there may be a clash between two motorcycle groups during a planned fundraising event, Lebanon police said on Tuesday. Lebanon police Lt. Phil Roberts said he heard from an …

Lebanon’s Little Store Under New Management

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lebanon — The new proprietor of The Little Store of Lebanon has begun work to transform the nearly 100-year-old neighborhood market into a deli and bakery. Ami Moore’s vision for the Route 120 landmark, which is set to …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …