Lebanon

Enfield Gives Dog Park Final OK

Monday, December 22, 2014

Enfield — After more than a year of organizing and planning, supporters say they have cleared all of the red tape required of them to build a dog park on Route 4A in Enfield. The next step is to hire a general contractor, with hopes that the relatively simple construction project can begin in the spring. “It’s pretty amazing that it’s all happened this quickly,” Lebanon resident Larissa Pyer said. “I know at times ... it seems like, ‘Oh it’s taking forever,’ but really if you compare to other towns who are going through the same thing, it’s really gone quite fast.” Pyer, who serves …

Dr. Burma: One Last Chance

Sunday, December 21, 2014

No more staying out late for me No more narrow escapes for me I’ve reached the, I’ve reached the turning point in my life — from Turning Point, by Tyrone Davis About 20 minutes shy of showtime, Dr. Burma bass player Casey Dennis helped keyboardist Doug Southworth hang a bulky speaker from one …

Engagement: Ellis — Salerno

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Lebanon — Brenda L. and Richard A. Ellis, of Lebanon, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Courtney Lynne Ellis, to James M. Salerno. The bride-to-be graduated from Lebanon High School in 2004 and earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Husson College in Bangor, Maine, in 2008. She earned a master’s degree …

An Olympian Task: Lebanon Marathoner Qualifies for U.S. Olympic Trials

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

For a runner who prefers to keep her expectations moderate, Lebanon resident Laura Hagley sure knows how to progress like someone with all-star ambitions. Hagley, 30, on Sunday qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials with a …

Lebanon’s ‘Little’ Landmark Is Back on the Market

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Lebanon — Robert Craig Baum and two of his sons, Oliver and Eli, shook off snow as they entered The Little Store of Lebanon, a School Street landmark, on Tuesday afternoon. Baum, the dean of academics at Lebanon …

Lawyers Spar Over Dellinger Details

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

North Haverhill — A bail hearing on Tuesday for the Sunapee man accused in a collision that killed a Wilder couple had the air of a trial, as the lead state police investigator testified for more than three …

West Lebanon Dining Car Has Rich History

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Note: An earlier version of this story appeared on the Upper Valley Dispatch blog at www.vnews.com/dispatch. West Lebanon — A historic dining car is slated to become part of River Park, a mixed-use development planned for the old …

Everett B. Snide

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

South Deerfield, Mass. — It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Everett B. Snide, age 71, on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. He was born in Springfield, Vt., on Jan. 29,1943, the son of the late Leon Snide and Margret St. Sauver. He attended schools …

Ainge, KUA Nip PA

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Staff Reports Meriden — With Crew Ainge pouring in a game-high 27 points, the Kimball Union Academy boys basketball team opened its home schedule with a tight 64-60 win over Proctor Academy on Monday. Ross Gerber aided the Wildcats (2-1) with 11 points, and Moses Toriola contributed down …

Local Roundup: UVM Women’s Hoop Nips Green

Monday, December 8, 2014

Staff Reports Burlington — Vermont finished with four players in double figures and held on late in the second half to defeat the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team, 68-63, on Sunday afternoon at Patrick Gym. Dartmouth sophomore Fanni Szabo led all scorers with 25 points. Big Green juniors …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Official Named Citizen of the Year Windsor — Jill Lord, chief nursing officer and director of patient care services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, has been named 2014 Citizen of the Year by …

Defense Cites Alternatives In I-89 Fatal

Sunday, December 7, 2014

North Haverhill — An expert hired by attorneys for a Sunapee man accused in a highway crash that killed a Wilder couple suggests Robert J. Dellinger veered his pickup truck into the Interstate 89 median last December because …

Birth Announcements: Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ROBINSON — A daughter, Leah Marie Robinson, born on Nov. 14, 2014, to Ashley Munro and Jerod Robinson, of Lebanon. Gifford Medical Center RIKERT — Twin sons, Vincent Wild Rikert and Desmond Roscoe Rikert, born on Nov. 9, 2014, to Dorothy and Kyle Rikert, of …