Lebanon

Alex Poisson, recycling driver for Casella Waste Systems, organizes a length of nylon-coated rubber hose at the sorting facility in Lebanon, N.H., on May 22, 2015. Poisson said that while products like the nylon hoses that come from Hypertherm cannot be conventionally recycled at the moment, Casella workers are storing products while they come up with creative recycling solutions.
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Hypertherm, Casella Work to Maximize Recycling

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Lebanon — Hypertherm wants to throw out the idea of garbage. All of it. The Hanover-based maker of industrial cutting equipment, which has a 160,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Lebanon, has teamed up with Rutland-based Casella Waste Systems to implement a recycling partnership. Casella is seeking to enlist other area businesses and institutions into the pilot program. The program, which has …

Walk Highlights Influence Of Money in U.S. Politics

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Lebanon — The gathering on the grassy green of Lebanon’s Colburn Park late Saturday morning had many names associated with it — The New Hampshire Rebellion, the Walk for Democracy, Open Democracy and Walking the Talk. But the goal, which drew about 50 people to the beginning of a six-mile walk to Hanover, …

Man to Admit Guilt in Bank Robberies

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Claremont — A Claremont man is expected to plead guilty in federal court next month to robbing three banks of more than $25,000 in the fall 2013 and could serve six years in prison, according to court documents. In a plea agreement with the U.S. Attorney in Concord, James Oberfeldt, 31, admitted to …

Lebanon Ousted From ‘Best Town’ Contest

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon — Lebanon may be a great place to live, but it’s not the Best Town in America, at least not according to online voters participating in a contest hosted by Outside Magazine. On Friday, Lebanon, one of 64 communities chosen by Outside’s editors to join the competition, …

Phyllis P. French

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Phyllis P. French, 89, a resident of Harvest Hill in Lebanon and formerly of Windsor, Vt., passed away Sunday evening, May 10, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be …

Dartmouth Coach Will Use New Lot

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth Coach can now begin to put its recently purchased Labombard Road parcel to use, following the Planning Board’s approval on Monday night. Under the interim plan, the site will be used to park up to 15 buses, the overflow of up to 75 valet-parked customer …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Volunteer Spotlight: Longtime Volunteers Help Sort It All Out at Listen Store

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lebanon — On the wall behind the counter in the donation room at the Listen thrift store in Lebanon hang two wooden signs. The first, a long rectangle with all capital letters, reads: REDUCE. REUSE. RECYCLE. The second, …

Airport Plan’s Rough Takeoff

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Lebanon — The effort to draft a new airport master plan, intended to provide the city with a shared vision for Lebanon Municipal Airport’s future, has encountered some turbulence. Several city councilors and residents expressed displeasure at Wednesday night’s City Council meeting that the consultants working to craft …

Business Notes: May 10, 2015

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Windsor — Artisans, farmers and other vendors are needed for the Windsor Farmers Market’s summer season. Artisans and vendors with crafts, fresh and canned produce, prepared foods and more are all welcome, organizers said in a recent news …

The Good Fight: Hard Training Pays Off for Lebanon Muay Thai Fighter

Friday, May 8, 2015

Lebanon — When her first World Kickboxing Association fight was canceled in March because of a late withdrawal by her opponent, Lebanon Muay Thai fighter Maria Kritikos was understandably disappointed. She had to wait another month before releasing …

Another Close One, And Cougars Prevail

Friday, May 8, 2015

Lebanon — Picking up where they left off, the Lebanon High and Kearsarge girls lacrosse teams contested the latest in a string of tight games Friday, the visiting Cougars prevailing, 9-8. The back-and-forth affair was tied at halftime …

Lebanon Council Sets Aside Panhandling Ordinance

Friday, May 8, 2015

Lebanon — The police department’s proposal to ban panhandling on the city’s roads hit a roadblock on Wednesday, when the City Council narrowly voted not to hold a public hearing on the issue. Councilor Clifton Below, who voted …