Lebanon

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s board of directors also approved a rate cut. “This was a difficult winter for our customers, so we are very happy …

Karl V. Thibideau

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Karl V. Thibideau, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Meals on Wheels Could See Cuts

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lebanon — Despite the efforts of some state legislators to preserve funding for elder services in the biennial budget process, Grafton County officials said that the deep cuts proposed could make it harder for Granite State senior citizens to live independently. The Republican-dominated House Finance Committee last week approved a $10.6 million decrease …

H.S. Notebook: Capital League Names TA’s Pomeroy Player of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

A visit to Saturday’s VBCA Senior All-Star Games put Eric Ward in a wistful mood. As Thetford Academy senior Michaela Pomeroy ran around the Windsor High School floor in her Division III-IV girls basketball finale, Ward thought about …

City Police Seek Panhandling Ban

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Lebanon — The police department has proposed a new ordinance that would prevent panhandling on the city’s roadways. Lebanon Police Chief Gary Smith said that the First Amendment protects people’s right to hold signs in the right of way. He said the trouble arises when they interfere with …

At the Hospitals: March 15, 2015

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Health, Driving Classes Offered at APD Lebanon — Several driving courses and health classes will take place in the coming months at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. They meet in the Dwinell Room at Harvest Hill. AARP Smart Driving …

Lurking Below the Surface

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Sharon — Sometimes the line between selectman and crisis counselor gets a little blurred — especially during mud season. Selectboard member Paul Haskell said some of his Sharon neighbors are “having their first experience” with the trials and …

Lebanon Cruises to Semifinals

Friday, March 13, 2015

Lebanon — There are nights when the Lebanon High boys basketball team’s approach to offense reflects that of a gambling addict: If some is good, more must be better. The Raiders usually come up aces. Take the third …

Lebanon Grants Two Extensions

Thursday, March 12, 2015

West Lebanon — Two proposed developments — one commercial and the other residential — received deadline extensions from the Planning Board this week. Both developers said they are optimistic that the improving economic outlook would help bring their …

Lebanon 2015 Results

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Lebanon Number of Voters: na Number on Checklist: na City Councilor At-Large: Karen Liot Hill City Councilor At-Large: Timothy J. McNamara City Councilor (Ward 1): Suzanne Prentiss City Councilor (Ward 2): Bill Finn City Councilor (Ward 3): Clifton Below Library Trustee: John Stewart Strachan Library Trustee: Susan Desrosiers Supervisor of Checklist (Ward 1): Nancy Simpson Supervisor of Checklist …

Lebanon Voters Show Support for Schools

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Lebanon — Fewer than 10 percent of Lebanon voters turned out on Tuesday to elect new and familiar faces to the School Board and City Council and approve a $40.4 million school budget and three zoning amendments at …

Marauders, Again: After Dispatching Lebanon, Hanover Eyes a Six-Peat

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Concord — Seven years. Six opportunities. Five different schools. The cream of the NHIAA’s girls hockey crop has been trying — and failing — to knock the Hanover Marauders off their perch as the premier program in the …

Lebanon Airport Hearing Set

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lebanon — City officials are asserting that Lebanon needs to move forward with a $1 million plan — covered mostly by Washington — to reconstruct part of a taxiway at the Lebanon Municipal Airport or risk losing federal …