Lebanon

Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hold signs outside the Verizon Wireless Center before the 2016 McIntyre Shaheen 100 Club Celebration, Friday, Feb. 5, 2016, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Voters Prep for Turn in Spotlight

Saturday, February 6, 2016

West Lebanon — In accordance with a newly implemented piece of a 2012 voter identification law, New Hampshire voters on Tuesday can expect to be asked to present a photo ID to election officials before casting a ballot. After stating their names, parties and addresses, voters will be asked to provide photo identification, according to materials the Secretary of State’s …

Star Turn: Lebanon High’s Fleury Part of All-Star Showcase

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Lebanon — Kerri Terwilliger sat closest to the projector screen, at the far end of a rectangular table in Salt hill Pub’s party room in downtown Lebanon. She was the first to notice Lebanon High sophomore Michael Fleury as ESPN3 began its coverage of the 2016 U-17 International Bowl between USA Football and …

Day Care Builder Challenges Planning Board

Friday, February 5, 2016

Lebanon — The owner of the River Valley Club is seeking permission from the Lebanon Planning Board not to install sprinklers in a new day care building, a requirement he says the board cannot impose. Lebanon attorney Barry Schuster, who has been contracted by fitness club owner Joe Asch to represent him in the matter, said it is out of the Planning Board’s …

Kenneth B. Birch

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Marlborough, N.H. — Kenneth B. Birch, 83, of Marlborough passed away on Saturday morning, Jan. 30, 2016, at the Westwood Health Care and Rehabilitation Center with his loving family by his side. Ken was born in Lebanon, N.H. on May 9, 1932, the son of Kenneth and Pauline …

Local Roundup: Raiders Win at N.H. Track Tuneup

Monday, February 1, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Wins for Corrine Kennedy and Kath Merchant and Marcus Roper’s second-place finish in the boys shot put highlighted limited participation by the Lebanon and Hanover indoor track and field teams in Sunday’s visit to the final regular-season New Hampshire Interscholastic Athletic Association meet, held at …

A Life: Melissa Gordon Was ‘Always Putting Everyone Else Before Her’

Monday, February 1, 2016

North Woodstock, n.h. — Ask a friend, family member or coworker about Upper Valley native Melissa Gordon, and a certain adjective keeps popping up. “She was very caring,” her longtime friend Linda Bartlett said. That was especially evident …

Engagement: Flanagan — Jupiter

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Lebanon — Meghan Marie Flanagan and Adam Jupiter have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Christine and Patrick Flanagan, of Lebanon. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 2001 and earned a bachelor’s degree in …

Heat, Electric Assistance Is Available

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Tri-County Community Action Program is accepting applications for heating fuel and electric assistance programs. The New Hampshire fuel assistance program provides grants to income-eligible renters and homeowners to help cover the costs of their heating bills. The year-round electric assistance program can provide discounts on monthly electric bills. …

Business Notes: Jan. 31, 2016

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Norwich — The Bike Hub, which sold and repaired bicycles and related gear from its shop on Route 5 adjacent to Fogg’s Hardware and Building Supply, closed its doors on Jan. 23. Owner Bill McFadden posted the news on the store’s Facebook page, announcing “we will still be …

Route 12A RadioShack Closes

Sunday, January 31, 2016

West Lebanon — The RadioShack store on Route 12A, a longtime presence on the West Lebanon commercial strip, closed for good last week, another victim of the Fort Worth, Texas-based company’s February 2015 bankruptcy. Last year, the electronics retail chain filed for bankruptcy and sold 1,700 of its …

Lebanon School Spending Plan Draws No Public Comments

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Lebanon — With just 19 in attendance, several of whom were administrators, it took only 45 minutes for voters to zip through the 10-article warrant at Saturday morning’s annual school deliberative session at the middle school No changes were made to the articles, including the nearly $40.7 million …

German Giant Buys CD-adapco

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Lebanon — The purchase by a German engineering giant of a Long Island, N.Y.-based company reverberated in the Upper Valley last week, although the local long-term impact was not immediately clear. Melville, N.Y.-based CD-adapco, which employs 65 people at offices in the Centerra office park in Lebanon who …

N.H. PUC Staff Recommends Suspension of Gas Proposals

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lebanon — A staff review of two proposals to build a natural gas distribution system to serve Lebanon and Hanover has recommended that the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission suspend further consideration of both until the companies answer questions about their economic feasibility. Both Liberty Utilities and Valley …