Lebanon

Tenants gather outside Pine Tree Lane Apartments to talk and play after school in West Lebanon, N.H., on Wednesday, April 1, 2015. Beginning next year, residents of Pine Tree Lane Apartments will no longer receive subsidies to assist them in their monthly rental payments due to the maturation of a federal loan to Hodges Companies, the property's owner. Renters who are unable to make the full rental payment will be forced to find other housing.  (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Rents Headed Through the Roof

Thursday, April 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Residents of a 50-unit apartment complex learned this week that beginning next year their homes will no longer qualify for federal rent subsidies. Without the assistance program , many of the residents of the Pine Tree Lane Apartments expect that their rent will no longer be affordable. “Everybody’s trying to get out of here before the rent …

Karl Victor Thibideau

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Karl Victor Thibideau died in his home on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, where he lived with his loving wife Mary. He was 90 years old. Karl was born in Four Falls, New Brunswick the second son of Anna Moran and Basil Thibideau on Nov. 1, 1924. He moved to Lebanon when he was very young. He attended Lebanon schools and …

Mary P. Dickerson

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Mary P. Dickerson, 84, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover, N.H. She is survived by her four children, Charles Frank Dickerson of Lebanon, Frank Charles Dickerson of Grantham, N.H., Mark Roy Dickerson of Lebanon, and Roy “Pee Wee” Francis Dickerson of Lebanon; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. Following Mary’s request there will be …

The Life of a Resident Doctor

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — During Kevin Koo’s hardest day as a resident at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, he sat in a conference room with the family of a critically ill patient as they debated which, if any, invasive medical steps should …

Birth Announcements: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ADAMS — A daughter, Sara Josephine Adams, born on Feb. 24, 2015, to Amanda Adams and Joey Tebo, of Claremont. BLAKE — A son, Connor Lee Blake, born on March 17, 2015, to Christina Blake, of South Royalton. CHENG — A son, Christopher Cheng, born …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Stephen Bruce LaJoie

Friday, March 27, 2015

Dallas, Texas — Stephen Bruce LaJoie, 64, passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015. He leaves to grieve his daughter, Staci LaJoie of Hurst, Texas and son, Zak LaJoie of Mesquite, Texas. He also leaves behind two precious granddaughters, Psacha LaJoie and Kennedy LaJoie. Also surviving is Steve’s …

Elma Bentley

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Elma W Bentley, 98, wife of the late John J. Bentley, died Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at her home in Lebanon, in the company of her loving family. She was born in Horton, Kan., Feb. 3, 1917, daughter of the late Jacob and Katherine Winterscheid. …

Indoor, Infield

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Above: Lebanon High School senior Jada Goodrich, 17, right, catches a throw from fellow senior Emily Courtemanche, 18, left, during softball practice at Lang Metcalf Gymnasium on Wednesday. Left: Sophomore Kayla Boisvert, 16, sends the ball back toward …

Abu Embraces His Role: KUA Graduate Earns Minutes for NC State

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Raleigh, n.c. — Gone are the days when North Carolina State freshman Abdul-Malik Abu was in a hurry when he caught the ball inside or was mentally trying to keep up with all the team’s defensive principles. The …

William L. Chamberlin, Sr.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — William L. Chamberlin, Sr. of Lebanon died on Monday, March 16, 2015. Bill was born in Lynn, Mass. but spent most of his life in N.H. He was very proud of his education, including graduating from Governor Dummer Academy (now Governor’s Academy) and Dartmouth College. …

Shirley Anne Jenkins

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Shirley Anne Jenkins (nee Taylor), 81 passed away Saturday, March 21, 2015. She was born in Rochester, N.Y. on June 3, 1933 and was raised in Arlington, Mass. She moved to Maywood, N.J. during her high school sophomore year and graduated from Bogota High in …

Sugar Makers Uneasy as Cold Continues, Short Season Looms

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Strafford — What is often a busy time for the Upper Valley’s sugaring community has become a bit of a thumb-twiddler, as extended cold temperatures are keeping the sap in the trees and buckets mostly bare. “We’re kind of tapped out,” said Keith Fifield, of Fifield’s Sugarhouse in …