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People cheer as Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a political rally in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Michael P. King/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on the Dartmouth College campus. Clinton campaign spokesman Harrell Kirstein said the new venue was chosen “due to the large local interest” in …

N.H. Misses Deadlines For Care

Friday, July 3, 2015

Lebanon — The state of New Hampshire has missed several deadlines and targets for improving mental health care services that it agreed to as part of the settlement of a 2012 civil rights lawsuit that accused it of “needless institutionalization of adults with serious mental illness.” A June 30 report by Stephen Day, a court-appointed expert overseeing implementation of the settlement, found that …

Lebanon Legion Keeps Rolling With Win at Goffstown

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Goffstown — Andrew Houde provided seven solid innings of pitching, Chase Hussey got the job done in two innings of relief and the hitters made sure that an early lead was never lost as the Lebanon senior American Legion Post 22 baseball team defeated Goffstown, 6-4, on Thursday night. “It was definitely a battle tonight with the control a little bit,” said Houde, …

People in Business: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

William Hall, of Bethel, was elected to the executive board of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada at the organization’s 109th annual conference in Philadelphia. Hall, a certified public finance officer, is the …

Protesters Demand Changes at Co-op Stores

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — Critics of labor practices at the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society’s Co-op Food Stores gathered outside the Lebanon store on Saturday afternoon to advocate for change. About 100 people stood in the sun along the sidewalk at …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

Lebanon Airfares Cut In Push to Keep Subsidy

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Lebanon — Despite an 11.4 percent drop in the number of departing passengers so far this year, the Lebanon Municipal Airport’s manager believes discounted fares will help to attract enough customers through the end of the year to …

High School Notes: Hanover’s ‘Baseball Guy’ Takes a Break

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hanover — Mike Jackson has plans to see Wrigley Field for the first time this summer. It was bound to happen; after all, how can any self-professed “baseball guy” carry the weight of the title without having visited …

Heating Aid Agency Tri-Cap to Close Offices in Lebanon, Woodsville

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lebanon — Tri-County Community Action Program, the social service agency that provides heating-fuel assistance and other critical funding for needy North County residents, is closing five of its eight walk-in offices, including Lebanon and Woodsville, officials said Wednesday. …

Lebanon Hears Input on School Path

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lebanon — Due to concerns about the risks posed by speeding traffic, including large trucks, Lebanon Middle School Principal Martha Langill and her staff tell their students not to cross Route 4 near the school. “It says 40 …

RVCC Makes an Offer on Old Lebanon College Building

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Lebanon — The larger of two former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city may soon find new life as a hub for workforce development. The Community College System of New Hampshire has made an offer on the nearly 20,000-square-foot former Woolworth building on Lebanon’s pedestrian …

Dawn E. Harper

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Dawn E. Harper, 63, died, Monday, June 15, 2015 at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1951, in Wilder, Vt. the daughter of George and Judith (Thibodeau) Willette. She grew up in Wilder and graduated from Hartford High School class of 1968. She worked …

Barbara Churchill Purcell

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara Churchill Purcell, 80, died peacefully Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Lebanon Center – Genesis. She was born on Sept. 13, 1934, in Lebanon to the Late John & Almeda (LaBombard) Churchill and grew up a farm girl helping with the family’s dairy and …