Lebanon

Committee Makes Pick for New Lebanon High Principal

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lebanon — The committee searching for a new Lebanon High School principal has selected the dean of students at Hanover High School as the sole finalist for the job. The candidate, Ian Smith, of Lebanon, is set to meet with community members next week. Interim Superintendent Joanne Roberts, who also previously worked in the Dresden School District, said via email that he was selected from a pool of qualified applicants. …

KUA to NCAA: Former Wildcats Make Their Mark in Playoffs

Friday, April 17, 2015

Boston — The NCAA men’s hockey postseason was filled with Kimball Union Academy alumni this spring. From Division III Trinity College’s first-ever NCAA national championship three weeks ago to both sides of last Saturday’s Division I Frozen Four final in Boston, the event programs’ player biographies were dotted with Wildcat paw prints. D …

Auction Set for Lebanon College Buildings

Friday, April 17, 2015

Lebanon — The mortgage lender for the two former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city’s downtown has set a May date for a public auction as part of the foreclosure process, a step that may pave the way for a new owner to purchase the property. The private junior college, founded in 1956, closed its doors in August, a week …

Oxbow Girls Lacrosse Seeks Reconstruction

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

The Oxbow Union High girls lacrosse program is dead — or at least in suspended animation — for 2015. And that presents an opportunity. Oxbow athletic director Hank Van Orman was forced to pull the plug on the Olympians last month when it became apparent the numbers wouldn’t …

At the Hospitals: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Norris Cotton Redesignated As Comprehensive Cancer Center Lebanon — The National Cancer Institute has renewed its Cancer Center Support Grant to Norris Cotton Cancer Center at Dartmouth, continuing NCCC’s designation as a Comprehensive Cancer Center. The core grant …

Why Did the Ducks Cross the Road?

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Ted Austin was walking toward the Lebanon green on a work errand Tuesday afternoon when he spotted a duck trying to cross the road. “I felt like the policeman at the Boston Commons ushering one across so it …

Fort Defenders Fear Redevelopment

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Lebanon — The owner of the truck stop off Exit 18 on Interstate 89 is drawing up a plan to redevelop 8 acres on Heater Road into a new truck stop and Jiffy Mart, although it is unclear …

Training Fire at Evans Drive Home Provides Realistic Conditions

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Lebanon — On Saturday, more than a century after it was built, a small tan bungalow on Evans Drive was burned to the ground. While the fire provided invaluable training for local firefighters, seeing the building dissolve in …

William Richard Parker

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Comstock Park, Mich. — Mr. William Richard Parker, of Comstock Park, Mich., age 81, passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family, in the early morning hours of Friday, April 3, 2015. He …

Lebanon Hires Firm For Manager Search

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lebanon — The city has made progress in filling two key administrative positions by hiring a search firm to help recruit a new city manager and hiring an interim police manager to start this month. Since January, when outgoing City Manager Greg Lewis announced his intent to retire …

Norma A. Follansbee

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Norma A. Follansbee, 90, died Thursday, April 2, 2015. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Dellinger Sentenced to Minimum 9 Years in Fatal 2013 Crash on I-89

Friday, April 3, 2015

North Haverhill — A Grafton Superior Court judge on Thursday sentenced Robert Dellinger to a minimum of nine years in prison for killing a Wilder couple in a 2013 car crash, saying there was “conflicting” evidence that the …

Housing Groups Scramble to Cope in Lebanon

Friday, April 3, 2015

West Lebanon — Affordable housing groups in the Upper Valley are trying to figure out how they might help dozens of residents at Pine Tree Lane Apartments who learned this week that rental assistance would no longer be available to them come January. And their efforts may be …