Lebanon

West Central Behavioral Health Faces Reimbursement Reform

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Lebanon — West Central Behavioral Health, a community mental health center serving 3,500 New Hampshire residents in the Upper Valley, has begun collecting set monthly per patient fees to care for some patients covered by the state’s Medicaid program. A release from West Central characterized the deal as part of “an historic shift in health care reimbursement.” Payment reform, as it is sometimes referred to, aims to cut costs, focus …

Snow Blankets Upper Valley

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hanover — On the first real snow of the term, it’s an unwritten tradition at Dartmouth College that students drop what they’re doing and come tumbling out of the campus’ brick and ivy edifices to hurl snowballs, laughing and socializing in an impromptu melee with often hundreds of combatants. But on Wednesday, the …

Kelsie Lorraine Gleason

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Kelsie Lorraine Gleason, age 24, a resident of West Lebanon, formerly of Naperville, Ill, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014. She was born May 21, 1990 in Hinsdale, Ill. Beloved daughter of Robert W. “Bob” and Mary Kay (nee Jordan) Gleason of Naperville, loving twin sister of Courtney H. Gleason of Sycamore, Ill., adored fiancé of Nathan …

Dry Bridge Repairs to Begin

Friday, November 14, 2014

West Lebanon — Railing repairs to a bridge over a railroad in West Lebanon are expected to disrupt travel patterns of pedestrians and motorists in the Seminary Hill area beginning next week. The municipally owned bridge, constructed in …

Lebanon Names New Planning, Zoning Head

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Lebanon — A veteran city employee will take the helm of the Planning and Zoning Department later this month. City Manager Greg Lewis appointed Lebanon Senior Planner and Interim Zoning Administrator David Brooks to the post of director, …

Miriam G. Troisi

Thursday, November 13, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Miriam G. Troisi, 91, of West Lebanon died on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. A full obituary will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover, NH. …

Shakir Mian Khatib

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Shakir Mian Khatib, born on Oct. 14, 1967, to Mian Khatibuddin (father) and Alia Begum (mother), in Karachi, Pakistan, passed away, after a brief illness, on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Shakir leaves behind his wife, of 21 years, Aimee; two daughters, …

Miriam G. Triosi

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Miriam G. Triosi, 91 of West Lebanon died on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. A full obituary will follow. Arrangements are under the direction of the Rand-Wilson Funeral Home of Hanover, NH. …

A Life: Ronald Brown, 1922-2014; 'An Engineer Who Was At Home in the Air and on the Water'

Monday, November 10, 2014

Lebanon — Ronald Brown had a natural aversion to the wind, though he certainly loved being in the air. Having spent much of his childhood coping with the Dust Bowl wind storms in 1920s and ‘30s Nebraska, Brown …

Drawing Him Out Of a ‘Dark Spot’

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Lebanon — With noon approaching, most of the 15 students in the senior art class at AVA Gallery and Art Center packed up their supplies and headed downstairs for lunch. But Brian Blanchette and a fellow student worked …

Vermont Watershed Network Gets Grant to Document Work

Sunday, November 9, 2014

A network of 25 organizations that work to protect the health of Vermont’s watersheds has received a $7,500 grant to report on its members’ accomplishments. Watersheds United Vermont, through its fiscal sponsor the Vermont River Conservancy, will use the report to “help build a groundswell of public and …

Dynasty in the Making

Sunday, November 9, 2014

Can you say ‘Dynasty?’ If you are a member of the Lebanon High field hockey team you certainly can. With their triumph over No. 1 seed Windham in the N.H. Division II finals comfortably in the school trophy …

Region’s Affordable Housing Stock Up, but It’s Not Enough

Sunday, November 9, 2014

West Lebanon — Since the fall of 2000, when Habitat for Humanity set about building a ranch-style home in West Lebanon for single dad Barry Seaver and his three children, the Upper Valley’s supply of affordable housing has …