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Charles Van Cor stands in the Nashua Public Library in Nashua, N.H., holding a model he won during a raffle in the Granite State Modelers Club June meeting. Van Cor, a 40-year-old Lebanon resident, died when the tanker truck he was driving rolled over on Interstate 95 near Lexington, Mass., early Saturday morning. He was an avid ship model builder and active in the leadership of his twin sons' Boy Scout troop. Courtesy photograph

Lebanon Trucker Who Died Was a Family Man

Monday, September 15, 2014

Lebanon — A Lebanon truck driver who died unexpectedly over the weekend is remembered by friends and family as kind, caring and passionate about his family and his model ship building hobby. Charles Van Cor Jr., 40, always wanted to be in the Navy, said his wife, Stacey Van Cor. Such a career, however, “wasn’t meant to be,” she said. …

At the Hospitals: Sept. 14, 2014

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Dartmouth Faculty, Alumni Discuss Advances in Disease Treatments Hanover — Faculty and alumni of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth will discuss recent advances in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of chronic and life-threatening diseases in a free medical education session on Sept. 19, from 2-4 p.m. The event, part of Geisel’s …

Reading the Signs: Hundreds Walk to Raise Awareness of Suicide

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Lebanon — Sunday afternoon found drivers slowing down to read the big yellow signs lining Route 120 . “Talking about being a burden to others,” one read. “Give a hug,” another said. Part of the annual Upper Valley Suicide Walk for Awareness, the posters listed warning signs that someone may be considering suicide …

Hypertherm CEO, VP to Step Aside

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hanover — Forty-six years after developing a better way to cut metal, Hypertherm founder Dick Couch is stepping down as the company’s chief executive officer, he announced Tuesday. The news marks a milestone for the growing company. Hypertherm, …

William G. “Jerry” Blair

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Seward, Alaska — William G. “Jerry” Blair, 81, of Seward, Alaska passed away on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, surrounded by his loving family. Jerry was born William Girard Blair on Oct. 2, 1932, in Barton, Vt. to Aime P. and Irene H. (Paquette) Blair. Jerry grew up on …

Officials to Assess Mascoma River

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Residents living, recreating and traveling along the Mascoma River may spot state officials as they walk or float along the approximately 11 miles between Mascoma Lake and the Connecticut River during the month of September. The …

Fastest For 48

Monday, September 1, 2014

Lebanon — Orford hiker Andrew Thompson normally has no problems falling asleep, but on July 6 he uncharacteristically tossed and turned through the night. Too bad for Thompson, because he wouldn’t be getting much sleep at all over the next 3½ days. The 38-year-old former Appalachian Trail through-hike …

At the Hospitals: Aug. 31, 2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Geisel, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Raise Record in Gifts Hanover — Charitable gifts for Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and Dartmouth-Hitchcock during the fiscal year ending June 30 totaled $36.7 million, a new 12-month record in charitable giving for the …

Olympus Biotech Plant Is Sold

Sunday, August 31, 2014

West Lebanon — The former Olympus Biotech plant in West Lebanon’s Airport Industrial Park, which closed earlier this year at the cost of 130 jobs, has been sold to a Danish company, Novo Norodisk. Novo Norodisk said some of Olympus Biotech’s former employees have been offered jobs, but …

Records Show Irregularities in Awarding Hartford Bus Contract

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hartford — When students boarded buses on Monday for the first day of school, their transportation was, for the first time in recent memory, in the hands of a private company. The drivers no longer were employees of …

Claremont OKs Transfer of Sawtooth Building to Lebanon Nonprofit

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — The City Council has unanimously approved the transfer of the Sawtooth building, which is attached to the parking garage at the corner of Main and Central streets, to Twin State MakerSpaces, a Lebanon nonprofit that plans to redevelop the 10,000-square-foot interior and expects to have it …

Janet M. Boutin

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. She was born in Lebanon on Dec. 8, 2014 to the late Donald & Mary (Clark) MacDonald. Janet grew up in both Lebanon and Hanover, graduating from Hanover High School, Class 1955. Following graduation she …

Schools Offer Options To Lebanon College Students

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon — In the wake of Lebanon College’s announcement last week that it would be canceling fall classes and moving toward closing the school, other area schools have begun scrambling to attract the college’s former pupils. Lebanon College President Ron Biron said once word got out that the …