Lebanon

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s board of directors also approved a rate cut. “This was a difficult winter for our customers, so we are very happy …

Karl V. Thibideau

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Karl V. Thibideau, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Meals on Wheels Could See Cuts

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lebanon — Despite the efforts of some state legislators to preserve funding for elder services in the biennial budget process, Grafton County officials said that the deep cuts proposed could make it harder for Granite State senior citizens to live independently. The Republican-dominated House Finance Committee last week approved a $10.6 million decrease …

Region’s Sugarhouses Prep for Open House

Sunday, March 22, 2015

Scores of sugarhouses across the Twin States will open their doors for visitors next weekend. Related activities are also scheduled in Woodstock. Vermont’s annual Maple Open House weekend features an up-close look at maple syrup production, along with various activities and treats offered by individual sites. “Each sugarhouse …

Municipal Managers Decry Cost-Shifting in N.H. Budget Plan

Saturday, March 21, 2015

West Lebanon — With the New Hampshire Legislature weighing sweeping cuts to the state budget, some of which could affect services relied upon by Upper Valley residents, municipal managers this week decried what they called the prospective “downshifting” of state costs onto local government and property owners . …

Gloria M. Ackerson

Friday, March 20, 2015

Clarksville, Mich. — Gloria M. Ackerson, age 84, of Clarksville passed peacefully at her home on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Gloria was born on Aug. 27, 1930, in Lebanon, N.H. to Henry G. and Jeannette (White) Day. She graduated from Lebanon High School in 1948. Then on Jan. …

Ice Rink Challenges City’s Decision

Friday, March 20, 2015

Lebanon — The Hanover Improvement Society has appealed a denial by the Lebanon Zoning Board to illuminate a sign outside its ice rink on Route 10 near Hanover. At a Feb. 17 meeting, the four board members in attendance could not agree whether an illuminated sign outside the …

Constance Jane Wheelock

Friday, March 20, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Constance Jane Wheelock, 79, of North Springfield, Vt. passed away peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She was born Oct. 15, 1935, to Fanny Morrison (Barker) Mulherin and Thomas Patrick Mulherin in Milo Maine. Connie attended Enfield, N.H. school systems. Connie …

Judge to Decide on Letter in Perkins Case; Decision Will Affect Trial

Thursday, March 19, 2015

White River Junction — A judge is set to rule on whether a letter that could exonerate a South Royalton woman accused in a Bethel shooting should be allowed as evidence at her trial. In the letter, Emily …

Walter F. Cole

Thursday, March 19, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Walter F. Cole, 75, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at home in West Lebanon. He was born May 5, 1939 in Hanover, N.H. a son of Parker K. and Olive T. (Whiteman) Cole. Walter graduated from Lebanon High School and was married to Dorothy …

Clipper System Stops Lebanon

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Durham, n.h. — Lebanon burned a lot of fuel early, but just didn’t have enough to make it to the New Hampshire Division II basketball finals. The fourth-seeded Raiders had a quick start against No. 1 Portsmouth, building …

Family Files Suit in I-89 Crash

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

North Haverhill — The day after Sunapee resident Robert Dellinger pleaded guilty to two counts of negligent homicide in connection with an Interstate 89 collision that killed a Wilder couple, the estate of one of the victims filed a lawsuit against him. The estate of Amanda Murphy, who …

Walter F. Cole

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Walter F. Cole, 75, died Monday, March 16, 2015, at home in West Lebanon. Visiting hours will be held at the Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct. Friday, March 20 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held at …