Lebanon

Ernest George Eaton

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Durham, N.H. — Ernest George Eaton, 82, former resident of Eliot, Maine and Lebanon, N.H., passed away on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, at Spruce Wood in Durham. His wife of 60 years, Mary Louise Eaton (Mary Lou Walsh), was at his side. He was born in Windsor, Vt. on July 8, 1932, the son of the late Everett J. and Vivian F. (Allen) Eaton. Raised in White River Junction, Ernest …

City Middle School Watches Snow on Roof

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Lebanon — Officials at Lebanon Middle School moved students out of a classroom underneath the building’s roof garden on Friday as a precaution after a loud noise raised concerns about the snow load. An engineer is expected to inspect the roof today, but officials said they believe the building, which opened in the …

Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Joseph Hurshell Sears Jr., 70, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, at DHMC in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by his family. He was born at home in Canaan, N.H. on July 28, 1944 to Joseph H. and Frances (Grace) Sears. When Joe was 8 his family moved to Methodist Hill in Enfield, where he grew up and lived most of …

Business Notes: Feb. 22, 2015

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Bethel — GW Plastics has added two high-speed injection molding machines to its Bethel headquarters to support new business from a major customer. The company said the new 240-ton Netstal molding machines will expand its capabilities in the high-volume disposable medical device market. The addition follows multimillion-dollar expansions …

Lebanon Vet Recalls Bloody Battle of Iwo Jima

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Lebanon — Seventy years gone, the memories of World War II still have the power to make a Marine cry. “We couldn’t …” Ed DesRosiers, 92, was sitting in a comfortable chair in his home on Apple Blossom …

‘Valley News’ to Publish New Monthly Business Magazine for Upper Valley

Sunday, February 22, 2015

West Lebanon — The Valley News has announced plans to expand its coverage of the Upper Valley business community with the publication of a new monthly magazine. The first issue of Enterprise: The Business Magazine of the Upper Valley, will be published on March 31. The free magazine …

Local Roundup: ‘Whitchester’ Girls Win for Coach

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Woodstock — This one’s for the coach. With head coach Dennis Wood out of action due to emergency gall bladder surgery, the Whitcomb-Rochester girls basketball team fought off Craftsbury for a 50-38 victory in the Vermont Division IV quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock Union High School. The …

Contested Races, Gun Range on Hartland’s Plate

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Hartland’s annual School District Meeting will be held Monday, March 2, at 7:30 p.m. Town Meeting takes place Tuesday, March 3, at 9 a.m., with the polls open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The meetings and voting …

In Chelsea, Bigger Board on Warning

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Chelsea’s School District Meeting will be held Tuesday, March 3, at 9 a.m., with Town Meeting to follow. Both take place in Chelsea Town Hall. Voting is from the floor. Chelsea — Town Meeting voters will elect two Selectboard members, consider expanding the three-person board, and weigh in …

Applicant Files With State for Lebanon Marijuana Dispensary

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Lebanon — An operator of medical marijuana dispensaries is interested in opening a site in Lebanon, the City Council learned this week. Members of the organization met with city officials earlier this week, and the group has applied for a New Hampshire certificate to operate a dispensary in …

From LHS to NOLA: Plainfield Native Keeps NBA Pelicans Healthy

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Jared Lewis played a lot of sports at Lebanon High School, but no basketball. He’s making up for that absence from the hardwood in a big way . Lewis, 28, is in his first season as physical therapist …

Dellinger Admits Guilt in Fatal I-89 Crash; ‘I Wish I Could Have That Day Over Again’

Friday, February 20, 2015

North Haverhill — A Sunapee man admitted he killed a Wilder couple and their unborn child in a 2013 collision on Interstate 89 and expressed remorse for his actions, but denied that it was a suicide attempt. Robert …

Art Notes: AVA Gallery Hosts Its Yearly High School Exhibition

Thursday, February 19, 2015

If you’re walking through AVA Gallery’s “Best of the Upper Valley High School Exhibition 2015,” a cornucopia of art by 164 students from 18 schools in the region, stop to look at a smaller, untitled photograph by Amethyst …