Lebanon

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through New Hampshire for Sanders, with stops Saturday …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based Valley Green Natural Gas was the only entity aiming to serve the two communities, with a petition to do so pending before the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission. That changed when Liberty Utilities, which includes EnergyNorth Natural Gas …

Ruth Evelyn Wills

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ruth Evelyn Wills, 98, passed away Jan. 2, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield assisted the family with arrangements. …

At the Hospitals: July 19, 2015

Sunday, July 19, 2015

VA Names Mental Health Chief White River Junction — Dr. Brett Rusch has joined White River Junction VA Medical Center as chief of mental health and behavioral science service, as well as an assistant professor of psychiatry at …

Lebanon Woman Will Lead Project VetCare Development

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Hanover — Nicole Schmidtke, of Lebanon, has been promoted to director of development of Project VetCare. The Hanover-based nonprofit provides assistance to veterans experiencing a range of hardships. Last year, it helped 17 homeless veterans find permanent housing, …

Prehearing on Valley Green Natural Gas Proposal Slated for Concord

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Lebanon — The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission has set a prehearing conference for late this month to review a proposal to provide natural gas to customers in Hanover and Lebanon via a pipeline. If approved, the franchise petition before the Public Utilities Commission would grant Valley Green …

Engagement: Avila — Devenger

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Lebanon — Aarik Devenger and Corrie Avila have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Kim Belenger and Tom Avila, of North Dighton, Mass. She graduated from Dighton-Rehoboth Regional High School in North Dighton and 2008 …

Post 22 Stumbles in Finale

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Manchester — Bouncing home in a school bus from Gill Stadium here Saturday, the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior baseball team passed a billboard shortly before entering Interstate 293 North. “Need a fresh start?” asked the enormous …

Rte. 120 Bus Plans Revealed

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Lebanon — The project manager for Dartmouth Coach’s new terminal and parking lot on the site of a former car dealership in the Route 120 corridor outlined plans at a Planning Board meeting this week, and could include …

Lebanon Grants Additional Sewer Funds

Friday, July 17, 2015

Lebanon — Despite some finger-pointing at the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, the City Council unanimously agreed to appropriate and borrow up to $750,000 in additional funds requested by public works officials to wrap up a sewer project that has delayed development in the Route 120 corridor. The …

John Fabian

Friday, July 17, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — There will be a memorial gathering for John Fabian, longtime resident manager for the Upper Valley Hostel, on Thursday, July 23 at 4:30 p.m. in the Mayer Room of Howe Library in Hanover. John died on Dec. 30, 2014, while on vacation in New …

Welcome Back

Friday, July 17, 2015

Skye Robicheau, 15, of Plainfield, welcomes 14-year-old D’Antron Lockett, of New York City, as he arrives in Lebanon on Wednesday. Lockett was one of 17 kids coming to the Upper Valley and beyond as part of the Fresh …

An Artist Who Gets Her Ego Out of the Way

Thursday, July 16, 2015

There’s making art, and then there’s the business of art, and Joan Feierabend is, safe to say, skeptical about how the latter functions. “There’s a confusion between the way teaching pushes your thinking, and the way the art …