Lebanon

Looking down the Connecticut River from the new state office building in White River Junction, Vt., on May 29, 2015. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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Confluence of Activity

Friday, May 29, 2015

White River Junction — For Maci Martin, a 3-year-old whose mother walks with her from White River Junction to a West Lebanon preschool every day, the loud and dusty construction along Route 4 is the only Route 4 she’s ever known. A series of multimillion dollar projects, all packed into a half-mile stretch of roadway that spans the Connecticut River …

Storm Blacks Out Dartmouth

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover — The thunderstorms that rolled through the Upper Valley late Wednesday afternoon knocked out power to the Dartmouth College campus and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for several hours and may have caused as much of $30,000 damage to town of Hanover equipment, officials said. Dartmouth spokeswoman Diana Lawrence said power went out at the main campus at 4:45 p.m. and wasn’t restored until …

Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Graveside committal services for Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf, 77, who died Dec. 1, 2014 will be held next Saturday, June 6, at 2 p.m. in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Royalton, Vt. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Francis A. Lovely

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lancaster, N.H. — Francis A. Lovely, 71, formerly of Lebanon, N.H. died Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. He was born Aug. 5, 1943, in Hanover, N.H. a son of Merton Ellsworth Lovely and Etta Annabella (Dunham) Lovely. Francis graduated from Lebanon High …

Howard W. Logan

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — The graveside committal service for Howard W. Logan, 92, who died Jan. 8, 2015, will be a private service at the request of the family. Condolences may be expressed in an online guest book @www.rickerfuneralhome.com …

Auction Today for Lebanon College

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Lebanon — The future of the former Lebanon College buildings in the heart of the city’s downtown may be determined today at auction. “My hope is that whoever buys the building will keep it as an educational center,” said Robert Craig Baum, a Lebanon resident and former academic …

Rumors of Motorcycle Group Conflict Close West Lebanon Applebee’s

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

West Lebanon — A Route 12A restaurant elected to close early on Tuesday after police received a tip that there may be a clash between two motorcycle groups during a planned fundraising event, Lebanon police said on Tuesday. Lebanon police Lt. Phil Roberts said he heard from an …

Lebanon’s Little Store Under New Management

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Lebanon — The new proprietor of The Little Store of Lebanon has begun work to transform the nearly 100-year-old neighborhood market into a deli and bakery. Ami Moore’s vision for the Route 120 landmark, which is set to …

Local Roundup: Hartford Baseball Drops First of Season

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

White River Junction — Be careful for what you wish, as the Hartford High baseball team found out Monday during a 4-2 loss to Mount Anthony. The setback was the Hurricanes’ first of the season, dropping them to …

Grafton County Proposes Budget

Monday, May 18, 2015

North Haverhill — Grafton County’s commissioners have proposed a fiscal year 2016 budget of $40.1 million, a 2.9 percent increase over the current year that arises largely from mandatory increases in human services, health care and salary costs. A significant portion of the budget also stems from discretionary …

Lebanon High School’s New Principal Knows District Well

Monday, May 18, 2015

Lebanon — The current dean of students at Hanover High School will take up leadership of Lebanon High School next school year, following the School Board’s unanimous approval of his hiring last week. Ian Smith — a Lebanon …

At the Hospitals: May 17, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Dartmouth-Hitchcock CEO and President Among ‘Outstanding Americans’ Lebanon — Dr. James Weinstein, chief executive officer and president of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system, has received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations. This …

Powerhouse Plaza Sold to Mass. Firm

Sunday, May 17, 2015

West Lebanon — The Powerhouse Plaza shopping center has been sold for $12.35 million to Eastern Real Estate, a private commercial real estate acquisition, capital investment, project development and asset management firm based in Woburn, Mass. Boston-based Cushman & Wakefield announced the sale on Thursday on behalf of …