Lebanon

Sanders To Campaign In Claremont

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Claremont — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is bringing his Democratic presidential campaign to Claremont on Sunday. The Vermont independent plans to hold a town meeting Sunday at 5 p.m. at The Common Man Inn & Restaurant at 21 Water St. in Claremont. Sanders knows the city well, as his son Levi lives there with his family. It’s part of a two-day swing through New Hampshire for Sanders, with stops Saturday …

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based Valley Green Natural Gas was the only entity aiming to serve the two communities, with a petition to do so pending before the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission. That changed when Liberty Utilities, which includes EnergyNorth Natural Gas …

Ruth Evelyn Wills

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ruth Evelyn Wills, 98, passed away Jan. 2, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield assisted the family with arrangements. …

For H.S. Trail Corps, Elbow Grease Goes a Long Way

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Lebanon — In anticipation of its 100th anniversary next year and to encourage the use of natural areas, the National Park Service has introduced a campaign called “Find Your Park.” Thanks in part to an NPS grant, for …

Lebanon Gives Extension to Rte. 120 Developer

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Lebanon — The Planning Board this week granted a second extension to the developer of a planned office building on Etna Road because sewer work by the city along the Route 120 corridor continues to prevent the builder from obtaining a sewer connection and constructing the structure. The …

Summer Visit

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Alayna Raymond, 6, and her brother Hunter, 4, build a fort at their grandparents’ home in West Lebanon Monday. The children, who were visiting along with their mother, ran in the sprinkler earlier.Valley News — Jennifer Hauck …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Pollard Chasing N.H. Amateur Leaders

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Bretton Woods, n.h. — Former Lebanon High School golfer Zach Pollard finds himself near the lead after the first round of stroke play at the New Hampshire Golf Association Amateur Championship at the Mount Washington Resort. Pollard, who …

A Life: Margo Krasnoff, 1957 — 2015: ‘She Was So Genuine in All of Her Interactions’

Monday, July 13, 2015

Plainfield — A few hours before her death, Margo Krasnoff paid a 20-minute visit to Al Cirone in the hospital room at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center where he was recovering from knee replacement surgery. Krasnoff, a primary care doctor, …

Union Vote Set For Lebanon Co-op Staff

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lebanon — Co-op employees at the Lebanon Food Store will vote this month on whether to organize under a Massachusetts-based union, capping a year-long controversy involving multiple labor disputes at the store. Of roughly 140 employees at the Lebanon location, about 110 will be eligible to vote to …

Post 22 Juniors Sweat Out a Sweep

Monday, July 13, 2015

Lebanon — As he awaited his turn at the plate late Sunday, Matt Sullivan squatted in the home team’s on-deck circle and gently rested the brim of his helmet on the knob of his upturned bat. He closed …

Too Bee or Not Too Bee

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Lebanon — In Lebanon’s residential neighborhoods, a passer-by is more likely to hear the cluck of a chicken than the buzz of a honeybee. Under the city’s current zoning ordinance, beekeeping is not allowed in the more densely-populated …

Priscilla Doreen (McKinney) Burgess

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Enfield, N.H. — Priscilla Doreen (McKinney) Burgess, 70, died early Thursday morning, July 9, 2015, at her home in Enfield after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was born Aug. 26, 1944, in Island Pond, Vt., the daughter of Earl T. and Dorothy Mary (Boutin) McKinney. …

Howard Clark Patch

Saturday, July 11, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Howard Clark Patch died Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at his home on Walhowdon Farm in Lebanon, after an illness of the last several years. He was born on May 20, 1930, in Lebanon, the youngest child of Wallace and Doris Patch of Lebanon. Mr. Patch …