Lebanon

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 …

Joanne E. Welch

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Joanne E. Welch, 78, of Hanover Terrace Home, passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital, on Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born to John E. and Frances Brazier Welch at Heaton Hospital, Montpelier, Vt., on July 1, 1936. She grew up on her parents’ farm in …

Ann D. Johnson

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ann D. Johnson, 72, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 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. …

Kevin Scott Kenyon

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Randolph Center, Vt. — Kevin Scott Kenyon, 25, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 9, 2015, as the result of a tragic accident in Braintree, Vt. He was born Sept.16, 1989, in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Brian Kenyon and Nancy (Moniz) Kenyon Richardson. He was home schooled and graduated …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Lebanon Ousted From ‘Best Town’ Contest

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon — Lebanon may be a great place to live, but it’s not the Best Town in America, at least not according to online voters participating in a contest hosted by Outside Magazine. On Friday, Lebanon, one of 64 communities chosen by Outside’s editors to join the competition, …

Phyllis P. French

Tuesday, May 12, 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. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be …

Dartmouth Coach Will Use New Lot

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth Coach can now begin to put its recently purchased Labombard Road parcel to use, following the Planning Board’s approval on Monday night. Under the interim plan, the site will be used to park up to 15 buses, the overflow of up to 75 valet-parked customer …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Volunteer Spotlight: Longtime Volunteers Help Sort It All Out at Listen Store

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lebanon — On the wall behind the counter in the donation room at the Listen thrift store in Lebanon hang two wooden signs. The first, a long rectangle with all capital letters, reads: REDUCE. REUSE. RECYCLE. The second, …

Airport Plan’s Rough Takeoff

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lebanon — The effort to draft a new airport master plan, intended to provide the city with a shared vision for Lebanon Municipal Airport’s future, has encountered some turbulence. Several city councilors and residents expressed displeasure at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting that the consultants working to craft …