Lebanon

Developers Seek Blessing From Lebanon Planning Board

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Lebanon — Developers of Altaria, a major commercial project in the Route 120 corridor, hope to begin construction of a 33-unit multi-family residential building pending the Lebanon Planning Board’s site plan review next week. As proposed, the three-story building above a parking garage would sit behind the Element hotel, which opened late last year. It would be the second building of the Altaria development, which is set to stretch across 65 acres and include more than 40,000 square feet of retail space and 336,000 square feet of office space, in addition to another 120 residential units and the 120-room hotel. The apartment building proposal pending …

DHMC Rezoning Put On Hold

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Lebanon — A proposal to rezone a portion of a parcel south of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center’s main campus in the Route 120 corridor is on hold for now. The Planning Board was to have begun its review of a proposed zoning change to make way for a 12-bed palliative care center last week, according to the public hearing schedule the City Council set …

Lebanon Proposes Comcast Franchise

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Lebanon — After years of waiting, cable service may be coming to the Trues Brook Road area. Should the City Council approve a proposed franchise agreement with Comcast Corp., residents of the Lebanon neighborhood and the surrounding area could expect cable service within three years. The agreement would also provide the city with a franchise fee — a source of user-generated revenue to …

Tough Start For Post 22: Lebanon Drops Playoff Opener

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Manchester — Perhaps it’s contagious. Less than a week after the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior baseball team exited double-elimination state tournament play with two losses in as many games, the junior squad is threatening to do …

After Decades of Public Use, Records Show Disputed West Lebanon Road Is Private

Friday, July 31, 2015

West Lebanon — For decades, Waterman Avenue Extension has been treated as a public road by residents, postal workers and city snowplow drivers. But public use of a portion of the road came to an end last week …

Lebanon Steps Closer to Plan

Friday, July 31, 2015

Lebanon — The city is one step closer to creating a long-term plan for the downtown and finding a fix for a pedestrian tunnel and parking lot, which were closed last year due to structural deficiencies. This week, city officials signed an agreement with the engineering firm Vanasse …

With Pools Closed, Residents Keep Cool

Friday, July 31, 2015

West Hartford — The Upper Valley fell just shy of a heat wave this week — which is achieved with a hat trick of 90-degree days — but Thursday’s drop into the 80s didn’t mean Monique and Robert …

Time to Go Green(y): Charity Golf Event Leaves Community Imprint

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Rich Parker says it every year. This might be the last one; he’s not sure how many more he can handle. And every year, someone turns up who could use a little helping hand. For that reason, the …

The Post Man: He Pours His Heart Into Legion Baseball

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Lebanon — The sun was relentless and the temperature sweltering on July 12, when the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 baseball teams played three consecutive games on the city’s high school diamond. The senior team opened up and …

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based Valley Green Natural Gas was the only entity aiming to serve the two communities, with a petition to do so pending before the …

Ruth Evelyn Wills

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ruth Evelyn Wills, 98, passed away Jan. 2, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield assisted the family with arrangements. …

Co-op Staff Votes Down Labor Union

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon — Workers at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store on Monday voted, 70-31, against organizing under a Massachusetts-based union, an election brought on by a year’s worth of turmoil surrounding the firings of two employees. Of about 140 workers at the store, 122 full- and part-time personnel were …