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State: Packard Hill Covered Bridge in Lebanon Badly in Need of Repair

Friday, March 6, 2015

Lebanon — Nearly a quarter-century of wear and tear have taken their toll on the structure and appearance of a wooden bridge spanning the Mascoma River on Riverside Drive in Lebanon. The Packard Hill Covered Bridge, constructed by the Ashland, N.H.-based Arnold M. Graton Associates in 1991, sits on the state’s red list of municipal bridges in need of repair. “I think you’ll find that most New Hampshire covered bridges …

LHS Principal Out After a Year

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon School District is seeking a new high school principal for next school year to replace a former Oxbow Union High School educator the School Board hired last summer. Current principal Tom Marshall “is not being renominated” by Interim Superintendent Joanne Roberts for a second year, Lebanon School Board Chairman …

Hanover Girls Upset Lebanon, Advance in D-II Tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Lebanon — Wednesday night’s 47-40 overtime playoff win at Lebanon might stand as a microcosm of the Hanover High girls basketball team’s season. The Marauders trailed for much of the night and appeared to be headed to a third straight postseason loss against their bitter rivals. Instead — as Hanover had in winning five of its last six to secure the No. 10 …

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 …

I-89 Crash Plea Deal In Place

Thursday, February 19, 2015

North Haverhill — A Sunapee man is expected to plead guilty to reduced charges today in the deaths of a Wilder couple killed in a collision on Interstate 89 in Lebanon in 2013, his lawyer said on Wednesday. …

Jeannette A. Chamberlain

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Jeannette A. Chamberlain, 89, passed away Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. She was born July 2, 1925, in Claremont, N.H. to the late Jedde & Anna (Belanger) Berthiaume. In 1943, she married Kenneth H. Brooks, they made their home in Claremont. Mr. brooks died in 1969. …

Lebanon Proposes Pot Dispensary Protocol

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lebanon — In preparation for the possible arrival of a medical marijuana dispensary, Lebanon officials have proposed zoning changes that would restrict the locations where such a facility could be established. Deputy City Manager Paula Maville said the proposed restrictions are intended to help guide the city’s Planning …