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Forum, July 23: More About the Co-op; No More Co-op; Thanks, Shawn Braley

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Don’t Rush to Judgment To the Editor: The recent controversy about firings at the Co-op seems to revolve around how a values-based organization could so abruptly dismiss employees considered by many to be very competent and helpful. We have long been Co-op members and one of us served on the Co-op board for many years, so we are fully aware both of co-operative values and of the complex issues inherent …

As Lawyer Questions Process, Claremont Seeks Investigator

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Claremont — The attorney for a man who lost his home due to unpaid taxes said city employees didn’t have a legal basis for removing personal property from the house because the city had not issued a proper eviction notice. Lebanon-based lawyer Brad Wilder contends the city’s failure to follow state law in evicting Roy Hunter raises questions about the process the city …

Lebanon Schools Sell Sacred Heart

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon School District has sold the last of four former schools shuttered in recent years under a consolidation plan. The district sold the .78-acre former Sacred Heart School property to SSVK, LLC for $415,000 on June 11, according to city assessing records. Filings with the New Hampshire Secretary of State’s …

Grafton County Explores Creating Court for Veterans

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Lebanon — Grafton County is considering adding the state’s second Veterans Behavioral Health Track to its courts, following the lead of Nashua, N.H., which launched the state’s first court specifically for veterans offenders this week. Gov. Maggie Hassan and other judicial and military officials met in Nashua on …

Man Climbs All 48 N.H. 4,000-Footers for Prouty

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The method with which Brad Taylor has chosen to contribute to the Prouty this year could be considered downright lunacy. Then again, that’s at least part of the idea. Taylor, 55, of Canterbury, N.H., is climbing Mount Moosilauke today to complete his “Full Moon 48” initiative, a summiting …

Karen L. Dunn

Friday, July 11, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Karen L. Dunn, 71, of Lebanon, N.H. passed away peacefully on Friday, May 30, 2014. Karen was born to William and Ann Dunn on May 19, 1943, in Lebanon, N.H. She graduated from Lebanon High School and continued on to receive her degree from Colby-Sawyer …

Forum, July 11: You Snubbed a Good Parade; Math Rules Don’t Add Up; Vanity and Immorality; The Co-op Debate

Friday, July 11, 2014

Paper Snubbed a Good Parade To the Editor: The Lebanon High School Alumni Day parade is a long-time tradition for us folks who live in Lebanon. It’s a big deal! It’s a fun time for classmates working on the floats as a team and a joy to behold …

Co-op Members Seek Meeting; Second Petition Calls For Dialogue

Friday, July 11, 2014

Hanover — More than 100 members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society met Thursday night at the Richard W. Black Community Center to discuss concerns about the employment practices of the Co-op Food Stores. They concluded the meeting by unanimously supporting a motion to collect enough signatures to …

Lebanon Fills School Business Position

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon — A week after the departure of three key administrators, the Lebanon School Board began filling holes in the district’s leadership team. At its meeting Tuesday, the board approved the hiring of Tim Ball, currently business administrator in Claremont, to replace outgoing nine-year veteran employee Jim Fenn, …

Donald N. Lower

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Donald N. Lower, 91, passed away surrounded his loving family at Concord Hospital on Sunday, July 6, 2014, after a period of declining health. After graduation from Lebanon High School in 1941, he joined the U.S. Navy in World War II and served in Trinidad, …

Resources Affect Strategies; Police Say They Do Their Best to Warn Motorists on Interstates

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon — A fatal crash that killed a Vermont woman last week on Interstate 89 raised questions about how authorities notify motorists of upcoming traffic hazards, especially when police forces are strapped for resources. New Hampshire State Police …

Lebanon School Board Member Died June 30

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon — School Board member, lifelong city resident and Lebanon High graduate Doug Preston, 49, died Monday, June 30. Preston’s wife, Heidi, manages payroll and personnel in the school district’s business office and was at work when she heard the sad news. “Everybody was in shock for the …

For Post 22, Any Celebrating Must Wait

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Lebanon — An undefeated record does not necessarily a happy Rob Woodward make. With a perfect 10-0 mark and only one team within 3½ games of his American Legion baseball squad in the New Hampshire District A standings, Lebanon Post 22’s coach could be heard from a distance …