Lebanon

At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus groups and surveys conducted over a five-month …

Blood Drive Set for Lebanon

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Lebanon — The Lebanon police and fire departments have scheduled an American Red Cross blood drive for later this month. The Feb. 17 blood drive is slated to take place at the Courtyard Marriott at 10 Morgan Drive in Lebanon, from 1 to 6 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments can be scheduled online at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS. …

Business Notes: Feb. 7, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Lebanon — Cioffredi & Associates, the physical therapy and rehabilitation practice on Etna Road, has received an honorable mention award in the 2015 Practice of the Year Contest sponsored by Advance for Physical Therapy & Rehab Medicine magazine. Rehab Associates of Central Virginia earned top honors in the contest. Cioffredi & Associates was joined by practices in New York and Pennsylvania in the …

Route 12A RadioShack Closes

Sunday, January 31, 2016

West Lebanon — The RadioShack store on Route 12A, a longtime presence on the West Lebanon commercial strip, closed for good last week, another victim of the Fort Worth, Texas-based company’s February 2015 bankruptcy. Last year, the electronics retail chain filed for bankruptcy and sold 1,700 of its …

Lebanon School Spending Plan Draws No Public Comments

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Lebanon — With just 19 in attendance, several of whom were administrators, it took only 45 minutes for voters to zip through the 10-article warrant at Saturday morning’s annual school deliberative session at the middle school No changes were made to the articles, including the nearly $40.7 million …

German Giant Buys CD-adapco

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Lebanon — The purchase by a German engineering giant of a Long Island, N.Y.-based company reverberated in the Upper Valley last week, although the local long-term impact was not immediately clear. Melville, N.Y.-based CD-adapco, which employs 65 people at offices in the Centerra office park in Lebanon who …

N.H. PUC Staff Recommends Suspension of Gas Proposals

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lebanon — A staff review of two proposals to build a natural gas distribution system to serve Lebanon and Hanover has recommended that the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission suspend further consideration of both until the companies answer questions about their economic feasibility. Both Liberty Utilities and Valley …

Raiders Lance Sabers: Lebanon Takes Key D-II Showdown

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Lebanon — Souhegan High girls basketball head coach Mike Heaney hadn’t seen anything like it in 12 years of coaching the game. Two points in the first quarter. That’s all the Sabers could muster through their first eight minutes. What was supposed to be a showdown of two …

Harriet A. Ryan

Friday, January 29, 2016

West Lebanon, N.H. — Harriet Aylor Ryan died peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, with family members by her side following a brief illness. Mrs. Ryan was born July 27, 1929, in Covington, Ky., the daughter of Howard and Christine Aylor, spending much of her childhood in Albany, …

Opioid Crisis’ Reach Discussed During Community Forum in Lebanon

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Lebanon — Drug addiction spans all races, income levels and can be found in every community in the Twin States, a group of first responders and treatment providers said at a community forum on Wednesday. “I wish I …

N.H. Election Officials Ready for Voter ID Law

Thursday, January 28, 2016

West Lebanon — Election officials from across the Upper Valley gathered Wednesday evening at the Fireside Inn & Suites to prepare for the presidential primary on Feb. 9 — the first time New Hampshire’s a photo-requirement portion of New Hampshire’s voter identification law will be in effect statewide. …

Back on the Track: Roller Derby Team Looks to Build on Success

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Stability and commitment within the Upper Valley Vixens is translating to tangible progress both inside and outside the rink. The Vixens, a grassroots roller derby team entering its fifth season, has been approved to skate this year as …

Dispensary OK’d to Grow Marijuana

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Lebanon — The nonprofit organization set to open a medical marijuana dispensary this spring in Lebanon has received the green light to begin cultivating cannabis at its growing site in Manchester. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced it has granted Temescal Wellness …