Lebanon

Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Visiting Nurses Partner for Care Center

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock is pursuing two major changes in the way it delivers care: It is working on an affiliation with the Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire, and it is seeking permission to build a new palliative care center on a large parcel outside Hitchcock Loop Road. Dartmouth-Hitchcock and the VNH announced Monday that their boards …

School Eyes Ex-Mayor’s Home

Monday, June 29, 2015

West Lebanon — Lebanon school officials are considering buying the Dana Street home of former Mayor Terri Dudley to ease space and parking needs at the adjacent Mount Lebanon Elementary School. Due to health concerns, Dudley, 86, a former state lawmaker and radio talk-show host for whom the bridge between Glen Road and …

Exploring the ‘Cool Science’

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Comfortable temperatures and, with luck, some vacation time, make summer the perfect season to get out and enjoy the sunshine. But don’t forget life after the sun goes down. Star parties and viewings at local observatories offer a good chance to kick back and look up. And chances are, you’ll receive an enthusiastic …

Lebanon Hears Input on School Path

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lebanon — Due to concerns about the risks posed by speeding traffic, including large trucks, Lebanon Middle School Principal Martha Langill and her staff tell their students not to cross Route 4 near the school. “It says 40 …

RVCC Makes an Offer on Old Lebanon College Building

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Lebanon — The larger of two former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city may soon find new life as a hub for workforce development. The Community College System of New Hampshire has made an offer on the nearly 20,000-square-foot former Woolworth building on Lebanon’s pedestrian …

Dawn E. Harper

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Dawn E. Harper, 63, died, Monday, June 15, 2015 at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1951, in Wilder, Vt. the daughter of George and Judith (Thibodeau) Willette. She grew up in Wilder and graduated from Hartford High School class of 1968. She worked …

Barbara Churchill Purcell

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara Churchill Purcell, 80, died peacefully Sunday, June 14, 2015, at Lebanon Center – Genesis. She was born on Sept. 13, 1934, in Lebanon to the Late John & Almeda (LaBombard) Churchill and grew up a farm girl helping with the family’s dairy and …

Lebanon-Based Headrest Names New Executive Director

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Lebanon — Suzanne Thistle has been promoted to executive director of Headrest, a Lebanon-based nonprofit that offers addiction and crisis support services . Thistle joined the agency as clinical director in November and took the helm in April. …

At the Hospitals: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

New London Hospital Names Emergency Services Leaders New London — Dr. Robert Hyde has been named director of emergency services at New London Hospital. Teresa Moulton has joined the hospital’s emergency department as nurse manager. Hyde works in …

Norwich Women’s Club Gives $66,000 in Grants

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Norwich — Twenty local organizations will receive a total of $30,000 in grants from the Norwich Women’s Club Community Projects Fund this year, an amount that represents 80 percent of the total requested funds, the club said in a news release. The women’s club will also distribute $36,000 …

Business Notes: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

White River Junction — Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities, graduated 21 last week. The graduation was held June 10 at Harpoon Brewery in Windsor. The leadership training program runs from September through June. It includes 10 day-long sessions focused on key aspects of community life …

People in Business: June 14, 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Meredith Sullivan, of Canaan, has joined the West Lebanon office of The Stern Center as a speech-language pathologist and social thinking coach. Sullivan received her master’s degree in speech-language pathology from MGH Institute of Health Professionals, a Boston-based …

City Hall Veteran Gets Interim Role

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Lebanon — A Lebanon native who has been working at City Hall since she was a teenager will take on the role of interim city manager when City Manager Greg Lewis retires in July. In a unanimous vote …