Lebanon

Lebanon Pathway On Hold

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Lebanon — A proposal to connect the Lebanon Middle School to the Lebanon Veteran’s Memorial Pool and the city’s downtown now is stalled due to a lack of support from school officials. School Board Chairman Jeff Peavey cited safety concerns and unknown costs as the reasons the board could not support such a project at this time. “The board really …

NHIAA Aims to Be Tech-Savvy

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Concord — At the start of each workday, NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins and assistant Dave Rozumek say they spend 30-45 minutes brainstorming ways to make the organization’s website, nhiaa.org, more informative and user-friendly. Some time during the 2015-16 school year, it hopes to reveal the best version yet. Implementing “Schedule Star” software and other upgrades, the NHIAA is aiming to streamline the …

Medal-Mania: Upper Valley Rowing Foundation Racks Up National Honors

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — Masters rowing may ostensibly be a hobby, yet it’s something members of the Upper Valley Rowing Foundation take quite seriously. Earlier this month, the club culminated the summer season with some seriously strong results. About 30 UVRF rowers traveled to Camden, N.J., on Aug. 13-16 for the U.S. Rowing Masters National …

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Marijuana Dispensary Discussion Scheduled Tonight in Lebanon Lebanon — Members of the public are invited to provide input into the proposed siting of a medical marijuana dispensary during Wednesday’s City Council meeting. The New Hampshire Department of Health & Human Services in June selected the Manchester-based Temescal Wellness …

Developer Proposes Housing: Residences Would Be Addition to Centerra

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Lebanon — Centerra business park, across Route 120 from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, now hosts retail shops, offices, hotels, a restaurant and a courthouse, and it may soon be a place for people to call home. Hanover developers Bill Bittinger and Bob Riessen of Eighty Five South Main Housing …

Doris Louise Roberts

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Doris Louise Roberts, 83, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at her home in the loving arms of her children. She was born in Northfield, Vt., on Turkey Hill, on Feb. 13, 1932, the daughter, of Ernest and Lila (Hall) Macy. Doris was a graduate of …

Local Roundup: Grantham’s Russell Struggles at U.S. Am

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Olympia Fields, Ill. — Grantham’s Evan Russell finished at 6-over-par 76 in the first round of U.S. Amateur Golf Championship on the North Course of the Olympia Fields Country Club on Monday, finishing tied for 220th place out of 312 amateur golfers. Russell started on the back nine, …

A Life: Bill Mitchell, 1921-2015; ‘His Goal Was to Help Inform, Bring Knowledge or Make Life Better’

Monday, August 17, 2015

West Lebanon — Whether it was during a 50-year career in the education and waste management industries or his retirement years spent in the Upper Valley, Bill Mitchell was forever helpful, resourceful and inventive. A longtime agronomy professor …

Route 4 Rail Bridge Fixed, But Some Say Its Low Clearance Is the Underlying Problem

Monday, August 17, 2015

Hartford — People familiar with the Route 4 railroad bridge in Hartford — which was replaced recently after it was damaged by a passing truck earlier this summer — say the low clearance on the bridge that wasn’t addressed has been problematic for some time. The bridge, which …

Grantham’s Russell Ready for Third U.S. Am

Monday, August 17, 2015

When in Chicago, do as the Chicagoans do. With two companions in tow, Evan Russell hoped to catch the Cubs-White Sox game in the Windy City on Friday night. Circumstances prevented a visit, but the crew adjusted, hitting …

Granite United Way Gets GuideStar Rank

Sunday, August 16, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way has received a gold level rating from GuideStar, which compiles and posts online financial information about nonprofits in the United States. “We are proud of this distinction and are excited to share it with our donors and volunteers,” Patrick Tufts, president and …

Diamond Anniversary: Cecile and Gene Carr

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Lebanon — Cecile and Gene Carr celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 4, 2015. The couple were married on July 4, 1955. He grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1950. He was …

Granite Fence Posts Remain as a Reminder of What Used to Occupy the Land Along 12A

Friday, August 14, 2015

The sprawl along Route 12A in West Lebanon has not obliterated all traces of the Lebanon that existed before the interstates opened the floodgates to modern commerce. If a diner at Panera were to poke around behind the …