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At the Hospitals: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

VA Police Officers Honored White River Junction — Several employees at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction have received national Veterans Affairs police awards. John Richardson was named 2014 police chief of the year, and Jason Brown was named Small Facility Police Officer of the Year. Steven Bethel received the Small Facility Lead Officer of the Year …

David’s House Receives $500 Community Spirit Grant

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — David’s House in Lebanon has been awarded $500 from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation’s Community Spirit 9/11 mini-grant program. The money will be used to provide home-away-from-home support for families with children receiving treatment through Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. Since opened in 1986, the nonprofit has hosted more than 13,000 families, according to its website. The grant program commemorates Harvard Pilgrim …

Parent Discussion in Lebanon Will Focus on Adolescents

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — A discussion for parents of adolescents is set for March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Kilton Public Library. Cindy Pierce, college speaker and comic storyteller, presents “Choosing Your Life, Living Your Choices: Navigating the Influences of Peers, Media and Technology with Your Adolescent.” Topics include sex, sports, healthy relationships, emotional health, social media and values. The event is offered through Coaching …

Judge to Decide on Letter in Perkins Case; Decision Will Affect Trial

Thursday, March 19, 2015

White River Junction — A judge is set to rule on whether a letter that could exonerate a South Royalton woman accused in a Bethel shooting should be allowed as evidence at her trial. In the letter, Emily …

Walter F. Cole

Thursday, March 19, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Walter F. Cole, 75, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at home in West Lebanon. He was born May 5, 1939 in Hanover, N.H. a son of Parker K. and Olive T. (Whiteman) Cole. Walter graduated from Lebanon High School and was married to Dorothy …

Clipper System Stops Lebanon

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Durham, n.h. — Lebanon burned a lot of fuel early, but just didn’t have enough to make it to the New Hampshire Division II basketball finals. The fourth-seeded Raiders had a quick start against No. 1 Portsmouth, building …

Family Files Suit in I-89 Crash

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

North Haverhill — The day after Sunapee resident Robert Dellinger pleaded guilty to two counts of negligent homicide in connection with an Interstate 89 collision that killed a Wilder couple, the estate of one of the victims filed a lawsuit against him. The estate of Amanda Murphy, who …

Walter F. Cole

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Walter F. Cole, 75, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at home in West Lebanon. Visiting hours will be held at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. Friday, March 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

City Police Seek Panhandling Ban

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Lebanon — The police department has proposed a new ordinance that would prevent panhandling on the city’s roadways. Lebanon Police Chief Gary Smith said that the First Amendment protects people’s right to hold signs in the right of way. He said the trouble arises when they interfere with …

At the Hospitals: March 15, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Health, Driving Classes Offered at APD Lebanon — Several driving courses and health classes will take place in the coming months at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. They meet in the Dwinell Room at Harvest Hill. AARP Smart Driving …

Lurking Below the Surface

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sharon — Sometimes the line between selectman and crisis counselor gets a little blurred — especially during mud season. Selectboard member Paul Haskell said some of his Sharon neighbors are “having their first experience” with the trials and …

Lebanon Cruises to Semifinals

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lebanon — There are nights when the Lebanon High boys basketball team’s approach to offense reflects that of a gambling addict: If some is good, more must be better. The Raiders usually come up aces. Take the third …