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Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center has purchased 18 nonlethal handheld devices (shown in the manufacturer's YouTube video) for its security officers, which are aimed at regaining control of an aggressive situation. Although the hospital has already received shipment of the devices, officers must undergo training before the equipment will be used. Officers will likely start using the devices in early July. (Guardian 8 photograph)

DHMC Gets Safety Devices to Protect Staff, Patients

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center will soon be the second hospital in New Hampshire to outfit its security officers with a “nonlethal device” that can record interactions with unruly patients or visitors, shine a laser pointer on them and even hit them with a stream of pepper gel. Dan Dahmen, the security director for the Lebanon-based medical center, said he …

Coronis Sends Tigers To 7-1 Defeat of Royals

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Staff Report Newport — Spencer Coronis limited Mascoma batters to just three hits and used an early offensive burst to guide the Newport High baseball team to a 7-1 win over the Royals in a Memorial Day contest at Billy Bates Field. Coronis cruised through a complete-game effort for his third win in four decisions this season. The senior struck out six and …

A Life: Clarence Jacob (C.J.) Smith, 1942 — 2015; ‘He Was Quiet, Calm, Gentle... Except When We Scored’

Monday, May 25, 2015

West Lebanon — The NCAA Frozen Four college hockey championship stretches over a three-day period: semifinals, day off, finals. Fans of the event, or of the teams involved, routinely face a conundrum: What to do in a strange city on that middle day? Traveling with one or more of his three sons to …

Business Notes: May 17, 2015

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Newport — Lake Sunapee Bank joined three other New Hampshire businesses as a winner of a 2015 Business in the Arts Award from the New Hampshire Business Committee for the Arts. Lake Sunapee Bank was cited for its …

Lebanon Boil Water Order Is Lifted

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Lebanon — City officials lifted a boil water order on Saturday afternoon after test results confirmed the city’s water system is not contaminated, as officials had previously feared. “All follow-up testing has determined that there are no bacteria in the city water system,” Chris Christopoulos Jr., the city’s …

Lebanon Lacrosse Bugged Out by Kearsarge

Sunday, May 17, 2015

North Sutton — The Lebanon High girls lacrosse team suffered a significant setback before Saturday’s opening faceoff at Kearsarge when attacker Erika Moffitt sprained her ankle and was lost for the evening. Once the game began, the Raiders …

Lebanon Sees Negative Test, But Boil Order Still in Effect

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lebanon — Officials are hopeful that a citywide boil water order could be lifted today after further tests for bacterial contamination results came back negative on Friday. However, they cautioned the next move is dependent on additional test …

Francis A. Lovely

Saturday, May 16, 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. Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt., has been entrusted with arrangements. A full obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley …

Lebanon Boil Water Order in Effect

Friday, May 15, 2015

Lebanon — A boil water order will continue through at least Saturday afternoon and potentially could last more than a week depending on the results of additional monitoring. The boil order was put in place Thursday afternoon after …

Claremont Eyes Senior Housing

Friday, May 15, 2015

Claremont — An independent-living community geared to seniors could see tremendous demand if it were constructed in Claremont. That was the consensus of about 30 senior citizens and city officials at a Thursday presentation by Ellen Quinn, leasing and marketing manager for Quail Hollow, an independent-living community off …

River Park Changes Approved

Thursday, May 14, 2015

West Lebanon — The 38-acre mixed-use development planned for a site between Route 10 and the Connecticut River garnered unanimous Planning Board approval this week for three changes to a previously approved subdivision. The board’s approval advances River …

Union Files Complaint Against Co-op

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hanover — A Massachusetts-based union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, alleging management at the Co-op impeded workers’ efforts to unionize. The complaint says that “on about May 6, 2015,” management at the Hanover Co-op Food Store on …

Phyllis P. French

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Phyllis P. French, 89, a resident of Harvest Hill in Lebanon and formerly of Windsor, Vt., passed away Sunday evening, May 10, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Randolph, Vt., the daughter of Charles B. and …