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Advance Transit driver Don Hood, left, waits with Elroy Litchfield and his dog Mischief while Hartford police officer Tom Lyman speaks with bus company official Chris Andreasson in White River Junction, Vt., on Aug. 14, 2014. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)

Proliferation of Service Dogs Leads to Conflict

Sunday, September 21, 2014

White River Junction — Elroy Litchfield, a Vietnam War veteran with post-traumatic stress disorder, recently acquired something that he believes will prove a tremendous help in coping with his condition: a five-month-old dog named Mischief who’s being trained to recognize Litchfield’s early signs of an anxious episode — “getting ready to blow up,” as he calls it — to help …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 21, 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014

New London, Cottage Hospitals Receive Awards Concord — Two local hospitals were among those honored recently by the New Hampshire Hospital Association. Bruce King, president and CEO of New London Hospital, received the Leslie A. Smith President’s Award. The annual award is given to an individual who has made “an exceptional contribution to …

Donald “Donny” Henry Talbert

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Donald “Donny” Henry Talbert, III, 25, passed away on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. He was born in Hanover, N.H. to Donald H. & Diane L. Talbert, Jr. on Feb. 17, 1989. Donny graduated from Lebanon, N.H., Class of 2007. He graduated from Endicott College in Beverley, Mass., Class of 2011. His love of football started early an he played football …

Lebanon Trucker Who Died Was a Family Man

Monday, September 15, 2014

Lebanon — A Lebanon truck driver who died unexpectedly over the weekend is remembered by friends and family as kind, caring and passionate about his family and his model ship building hobby. Charles Van Cor Jr., 40, always …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 14, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Dartmouth Faculty, Alumni Discuss Advances in Disease Treatments Hanover — Faculty and alumni of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will discuss recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic and life-threatening diseases in a …

Reading the Signs: Hundreds Walk to Raise Awareness of Suicide

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lebanon — Sunday afternoon found drivers slowing down to read the big yellow signs lining Route 120 . “Talking about being a burden to others,” one read. “Give a hug,” another said. Part of the annual Upper Valley …

Businesses Join Conn. River Cleanup

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Volunteers at an annual Connecticut River Watershed cleanup include families, school and community groups, river organizations, and Scout troops. But recently, Source to Sea has attracted a new contingent, organizers said. “At a time when corporations seem more focused on the bottom line, some companies are paying their …

Engagement: Harrington — Poirier

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Fairlee — Dawn Woodward, Cecil Britch and John Harrington, along with Kristin Souza and Philip Poirier II, have announced the engagement of their children, Jasmine Kathryne Harrington and Philip Lawrence Poirier. The bride-to-be graduated from Rivendell Academy in …

Wedding: Tweed — Eastman

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Hartland — Kelsey Elizabeth Tweed and Kai Bernard Eastman were married on Aug. 16, 2014. The bride is the daughter of Clive A. and Sue Tweed, of Hartford, and the late Lori A. Tweed. She graduated from Hartford …

Lebanon Show to Include Antique Aircraft, Autos

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its inaugural show of antique and special-interest aircraft and classic motor vehicles at Lebanon Municipal Airport on Sept. 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Wings & Wheels, A Celebration of Lebanon,” will feature free rides on a …

Scott William Smith

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Scott William Smith, 56, of Lebanon, passed on Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014. Scott was born to Roger William Smith and Jane Conroy Smith in Newport, N.H. He graduated with the class of 1976 from Newport High School and from Plymouth State College in 1979. Scott …

Lebanon Field Hockey Handles D-II Newcomer

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — Deb Beach suspects there’s a storm brewing in New Hampshire Division II field hockey this season. She’s glad her Lebanon Raiders caught it while it is still something of a zephyr. Dominant in Division III the …

City Has Tunnel Trouble

Friday, September 12, 2014

Lebanon — A tunnel in an old railroad bed that allows pedestrians to skirt traffic on Hanover Street has been closed due to structural concerns, evidenced by chunks of cement falling from the tunnel’s ceiling and expanding cracks …