Lebanon

State: Packard Hill Covered Bridge in Lebanon Badly in Need of Repair

Friday, March 6, 2015

Lebanon — Nearly a quarter-century of wear and tear have taken their toll on the structure and appearance of a wooden bridge spanning the Mascoma River on Riverside Drive in Lebanon. The Packard Hill Covered Bridge, constructed by the Ashland, N.H.-based Arnold M. Graton Associates in 1991, sits on the state’s red list of municipal bridges in need of repair. “I think you’ll find that most New Hampshire covered bridges …

LHS Principal Out After a Year

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon School District is seeking a new high school principal for next school year to replace a former Oxbow Union High School educator the School Board hired last summer. Current principal Tom Marshall “is not being renominated” by Interim Superintendent Joanne Roberts for a second year, Lebanon School Board Chairman …

Hanover Girls Upset Lebanon, Advance in D-II Tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Lebanon — Wednesday night’s 47-40 overtime playoff win at Lebanon might stand as a microcosm of the Hanover High girls basketball team’s season. The Marauders trailed for much of the night and appeared to be headed to a third straight postseason loss against their bitter rivals. Instead — as Hanover had in winning five of its last six to secure the No. 10 …

Lebanon Loses Hockey Game, Earns Moral Victory

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

West Lebanon — By the sounds of the whooping and hollering escaping the locker room door afterward, the Lebanon High girls hockey team accomplished much of what it sought out of Tuesday night’s rematch with neighboring Hanover. Hold down the state’s top forward? Check. Play disciplined defense and …

James F. Roussel

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — James F. Roussel, 76, died unexpectedly Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction, Vt. …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Answer Cavalier Challenge

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hollis, n.h. — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke believes a third meeting with archrival Lebanon — this time in next week’s NHIAA Division II state tournament — could be in the offing. Both the Marauders and …

Lebanon Growls at Bears; Raiders Maintain Top-Four Position

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lebanon — Last week, the Lebanon High boys basketball team lost a couple of games in a row. No need to panic, but the pair of little red Ls lit up like a warning light on the dashboard. …

Lebanon Proposes Zoning Changes

Monday, February 23, 2015

Voting to elect city and school officials and to decide on zoning changes and the Lebanon school budget will take place on Tuesday, March 10. Polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Kilton Public Library in West Lebanon (Ward 1), United Methodist Church (Ward …

Lebanon Residents Keep Up With Scraping, Shoveling

Monday, February 23, 2015

Lebanon — The neighborhood kids love to sled on it. The plow guys don’t want to touch it. And Ryan Ratts, a doctor who lives atop a steep hill in Lebanon, bought his own heavy-duty tractor just to …

Engagement: Parent — Walton

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Lebanon — Gary and Sharon Parent, of Lebanon, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Elisabeth Jane Parent, to Christopher Richard Walton. The bride-to-be graduated from Lebanon High School in 2004 and earned a bachelor’s degree in equine …

Business Notes: Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Bethel — GW Plastics has added two high-speed injection molding machines to its Bethel headquarters to support new business from a major customer. The company said the new 240-ton Netstal molding machines will expand its capabilities in the high-volume disposable medical device market. The addition follows multimillion-dollar expansions …

Lebanon Vet Recalls Bloody Battle of Iwo Jima

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Lebanon — Seventy years gone, the memories of World War II still have the power to make a Marine cry. “We couldn’t …” Ed DesRosiers, 92, was sitting in a comfortable chair in his home on Apple Blossom …

‘Valley News’ to Publish New Monthly Business Magazine for Upper Valley

Sunday, February 22, 2015

West Lebanon — The Valley News has announced plans to expand its coverage of the Upper Valley business community with the publication of a new monthly magazine. The first issue of Enterprise: The Business Magazine of the Upper Valley, will be published on March 31. The free magazine …