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Dressed as Wonder Woman, Mary Lou White, of Bolton, Conn., sprints to the finish line of the Red White & Blue 6.2 race in Lebanon, N.H., on Saturday, July 4, 2015. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

A Star-Spangled Race: Runners Kick Off the Fourth With Lebanon 10K

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lebanon — So, how was your Fourth? For some, it started and ended with a bang. A bunch of runners began the chilly morning with the Red, White & Blue 6.2, a 10-kilometer race that led them along the Northern Rail Trail and Mascoma River and left at least a few looking forward to kicking back with family, friends and …

The Glorious Fourth: In 1930s West Lebanon, the Day Brought Thunderous Independence

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Born in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom in 1924, Scott E. Hastings Jr. grew up in West Lebanon. His parents moved to what was then a bustling railroad village when Scott was 4. Hastings had a rough and tumble boyhood, roaming off the leash in West Lebanon and White River Junction, but later in life …

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on the Dartmouth College campus. Clinton campaign spokesman Harrell Kirstein said the new venue was chosen …

Racketeering: Lebanon Grad a Master at Tennis and Squash

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — Playing tennis with Max Reed can really mess you up, and sometimes it seems there’s nothing you can do about it. Everything goes wrong. First, there’s something wrong with the ball. No matter how hard you …

Gearing Up for the Prouty

Sunday, June 21, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Lebanon — More than 5,000 people are expected to bike, walk, row or golf during the Prouty on July 10 and 11, and organizers could use some help. Volunteers are needed …

People in Business: June 21, 2015

Sunday, June 21, 2015

William Hall, of Bethel, was elected to the executive board of the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada at the organization’s 109th annual conference in Philadelphia. Hall, a certified public finance officer, is the …

Protesters Demand Changes at Co-op Stores

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Lebanon — Critics of labor practices at the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society’s Co-op Food Stores gathered outside the Lebanon store on Saturday afternoon to advocate for change. About 100 people stood in the sun along the sidewalk at …

Sullivan County Agency Has New Executive Director

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Newport — The Sullivan County group working to connect Claremont and Lebanon with a bus route along Route 120 is hoping that its new executive director will drive efforts to expand its transportation offerings. The Community Alliance of …

Lebanon Airfares Cut In Push to Keep Subsidy

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Lebanon — Despite an 11.4 percent drop in the number of departing passengers so far this year, the Lebanon Municipal Airport’s manager believes discounted fares will help to attract enough customers through the end of the year to …

High School Notes: Hanover’s ‘Baseball Guy’ Takes a Break

Friday, June 19, 2015

Hanover — Mike Jackson has plans to see Wrigley Field for the first time this summer. It was bound to happen; after all, how can any self-professed “baseball guy” carry the weight of the title without having visited …

Heating Aid Agency Tri-Cap to Close Offices in Lebanon, Woodsville

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Lebanon — Tri-County Community Action Program, the social service agency that provides heating-fuel assistance and other critical funding for needy North County residents, is closing five of its eight walk-in offices, including Lebanon and Woodsville, officials said Wednesday. …

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 …