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Schools Offer Options To Lebanon 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 school wouldn’t be holding classes this fall, “almost every institution in New Hampshire, Vermont and upstate New York” reached out to him, …

Janet M. Boutin

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2014. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition. …

N.H. Football Title Games Get New Home

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Concord — First-year NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins will have three big reasons to return to Cowell Stadium this fall. The former University of New Hampshire nose guard and defensive tackle will be back at his alma mater on Nov. 22, overseeing the state’s first “championship day” — featuring all three football state title games at the Wildcats’ venerable field. On the Saturday …

Marion Carson Milne

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Washington, Vt. — Marion Carson Milne, 79, died peacefully at her home in Washington on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014. The daughter of William and Augusta Carson, Marion was born the 11th of 12 children in Brooklyn, N.Y. on Jan. 2, 1935. Only seven of the 12 children lived …

Forum, Aug. 13: The Bible’s Inconvenient Teachings; The Spirit in Dorchester; Let’s Talk About Gun Violence

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Bible’s Inconvenient Teachings To the Editor: I appreciated the Aug. 3 column by Randall Balmer (“Welcome the Stranger? Politicians and the Bible Have Conflicting Message on Immigrants”). Like a poker player who calls the bluff of an opponent and finds that the opponent has a very weak …

Neighbors: Headrest Not Bad

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Lebanon — Neighbors of the proposed site of a residential substance abuse treatment center and 24-hour crisis hotline have expressed concerns about the change to the character of the area that might ensue, but those who live and …

Forum, Aug. 12: Finally, a Democrat Speaks; Profit in Public Service; Headrest Is an Asset

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Finally, a Democrat Speaks To the Editor: Finally, a prominent Democrat, in this case Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado, has had the integrity to publicly condemn the CIA spying on members of the Senate. It’s about time! Some things are just plain wrong, and it shouldn’t matter who …

50th Anniversary: Nancy and Lawrence Vincent

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Lebanon — Nancy Ann and Lawrence Barnard Vincent, of Lebanon, celebrated their 50th anniversary on July 11, 2014, at The Quechee Club. The celebration was hosted by their children, Todd and Tasha Vincent, and featured a three-tier cake …

Enfield Dog Park Gets Money it Needs

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Enfield — Animal lovers hoping to build a dog park along Route 4A have won enough nonprofit and corporate financial backing to make their canine haven a reality. The Mascoma Valley Dog Park Supporters received a $25,000 corporate …

Barbara F. Carrington

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara F. Carrington, 88, passed away Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, at home surrounded by family. Calling Hours will be held Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated …

DHMC Reports Rise in Cases of Hospital-Related Infection

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center saw a recent jump in the occurrence of a difficult-to-treat and sometimes fatal infection that can cause diarrhea, nausea and fever, according to hospital officials. During the past month the number of patients infected with clostridium difficile — often referred to as C-­diff …

DHMC CEO Trying to ‘Break Mold’

Friday, August 8, 2014

Lebanon — James Weinstein, chief executive of the hospital-clinic system that is a major economic engine in the Upper Valley, said Thursday that Dartmouth-Hitchcock had set aside $22 million for merit-based raises to distribute this year among its …

Forum, Aug. 8: Poison Parsnips, Co-op Plaudits; Rethinking Mideast Headlines; The Mascoma River Greenway

Friday, August 8, 2014

Poison Parsnip, Co-op Plaudits To the Editor: Odd bedfellows, perhaps — a toxic invasive plant and the oft-discussed (of late) Co-op Food Stores. But Upper Valley residents should know about this noxious relative of our beloved carrot, and how the Co-op recently took quick action to stem its …