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N.H. Cites Natural Gas Depot Developer for Wetlands Issue

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon — State officials have determined that a developer filled wetlands without permission on the Etna Road property where he plans to construct a natural gas depot. Compliance Inspector Jeffrey Blecharczyk of the state’s Department of Environmental Services determined during a May inspection that Jay Campion, of Hanover, filled a quarter acre of wetlands on the southwestern portion of his 182-acre property, which abuts CWM All Waste on North Labombard …

Forum, July 25: Enough About the Co-op; More About the Co-op; Hartford Track Vote; The Hole Story on Interchange Drive

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Co-op, in Two Words To the Editor: Enough already. Edmund Coffin Strafford Those With a Vested Interest To the Editor: At Wednesday’s board meeting of the Hanover Co-op, 14 people spoke in favor of the management. Of the 14 who supported them, seven had a vested economic interest. They were vendors, merchandisers and store employees who in some form or another receive …

Ronald A. Brown

Friday, July 25, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Ronald A. Brown, died Monday, July 21, 2014, at Alice Peck Day Hospital in Lebanon. He was 91. Ron was born in Kearney, Neb. in 1922 to Nelle and Leslie Brown and grew up during the dust bowl of the 1920’s and 30’s. He served as Flight Engineer flying B-17s in the 34th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force …

Dartmouth’s Geisel School of Medicine Gets Interim Dean

Friday, July 18, 2014

Lebanon — A biochemical researcher without a medical degree has been tapped to serve as interim dean of Dartmouth’s financially troubled Geisel School of Medicine during a transition that a college spokeswoman said was expected to take “a …

Lebanon Delays Dulac Street Decision

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lebanon — The City Council delayed decision on a plan to address drainage problems on Dulac Street, one piece of the more than $10 million in damage to city infrastructure stemming from heavy rains last summer, due to a lack of consensus among members and the public. After …

Hassan: Gas Tax Helps State

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Lebanon — Gov. Maggie Hassan on Wednesday defended a 4.2-cent increase in New Hampshire’s gas tax that took effect this month, saying it would benefit the state economy through the projects it funded. “We knew that without an …

Lebanon Proposes Making Dulac Street One-Way

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Lebanon — An orange traffic cone identifies a sinkhole to the east of Jeff and Lynn Halpin’s Dulac Street home. The cone, as well as streaks of gray silt and clay through the Halpins’ otherwise manicured lawn and …

Forum, July 16: Co-op Matters; Waste in Vermont; Coverage Appreciated

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Management Flaw To the Editor: Terry Appleby’s column in the Valley News (“The Co-op Serves Its Members and Workers,” July 12), intended to ease the minds of concerned friends of the Co-op regarding recent firings, instead revealed what could be the source of our discomfort — a fatal …

Daphne Mary Kathleen Cross

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Daphne Mary Kathleen Cross (née Wheeler), 80, died on July 12, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family. Daphne was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 10, 1934, to Walter and Daphne Wheeler. Her family moved to California …

Lebanon Weighs Developer’s Offer

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

West Lebanon — Developer David Clem suggested that instead of making the Crafts Avenue extension public, he would privately maintain his planned Crafts Avenue extension, one piece of the 38-acre River Park project to the west of Route 10 in West Lebanon, at the Planning Board’s meeting Monday …

Forum, July 15: Immigration Crisis; A World Beyond the Co-op; Help Clean the Mascoma River; Troubles With Norwich Website

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Help Clean Up the Mascoma To the Editor: The Mascoma River is due for another heavy cleaning, and two local Rotary Clubs are gearing up to do that on Saturday. A volunteer army made up of the Rotary Club of Lebanon and the Lebanon-Riverside Club will join forces …

Daphne K. Cross

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Daphne K. Cross, 80, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to join the family during calling hours. A memorial service …

Commissioner Seats Contested

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lebanon — Republicans are mounting a challenge against all three Democratic incumbents holding office as Grafton County commissioners. And former Register of Deeds Bill Sharp, now a Republican, is running against Democratic incumbent Kelley Monahan, who defeated him …