Lebanon

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Bridge Work Next Week Will Affect Nighttime Traffic West Lebanon — Evening commuters may run into slowed traffic on Bridge Street beginning Sunday evening, when night-time construction will result in alternating, one-way traffic during the night. Drivers will first notice activity on Wednesday, but the impact on traffic will be minimal this week, Jeffery Potter, a civil engineer with the New Hampshire Department of Transportation, said in a public statement …

Barbara Jean (Dustin) Richardson

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara Jean (Dustin) Richardson, wife of Charles, passed away very peacefully on Sunday, April 19, 2015, in the Hughes Care Unit at Harvest Hill. Any other arrangements are still pending. Barbara’s eventual final resting place will be at the New Hampshire Veteran’s Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H. Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the …

A Life: Janine Weins, 1940-2015; ‘She Was a Very Brilliant Woman, and She Was Also Very Modest’

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lyme — Janine Weins interviewed her last radio guest, the director of the sleep program at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, on March 4. “Every living creature needs sleep,” Dr. Adam Sorscher told Weins during the hour-long broadcast. “Everybody listening to this show has this commonality, that they need sleep.” Owls sleep, he …

Training Fire at Evans Drive Home Provides Realistic Conditions

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Lebanon — On Saturday, more than a century after it was built, a small tan bungalow on Evans Drive was burned to the ground. While the fire provided invaluable training for local firefighters, seeing the building dissolve in …

William Richard Parker

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Comstock Park, Mich. — Mr. William Richard Parker, of Comstock Park, Mich., age 81, passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family, in the early morning hours of Friday, April 3, 2015. He …

Lebanon Hires Firm For Manager Search

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lebanon — The city has made progress in filling two key administrative positions by hiring a search firm to help recruit a new city manager and hiring an interim police manager to start this month. Since January, when outgoing City Manager Greg Lewis announced his intent to retire …

Norma A. Follansbee

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Norma A. Follansbee, 90, died Thursday, April 2, 2015. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Dellinger Sentenced to Minimum 9 Years in Fatal 2013 Crash on I-89

Friday, April 3, 2015

North Haverhill — A Grafton Superior Court judge on Thursday sentenced Robert Dellinger to a minimum of nine years in prison for killing a Wilder couple in a 2013 car crash, saying there was “conflicting” evidence that the …

Housing Groups Scramble to Cope in Lebanon

Friday, April 3, 2015

West Lebanon — Affordable housing groups in the Upper Valley are trying to figure out how they might help dozens of residents at Pine Tree Lane Apartments who learned this week that rental assistance would no longer be available to them come January. And their efforts may be …

Mary P. (Sanders) Dickerson

Friday, April 3, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Mary P. (Sanders) Dickerson, 84, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015. She is survived by her four sons, Charles Frank Dickerson and his wife of Lebanon, Frank Charles Dickerson and his wife of Grantham, Mark Roy Dickerson and his wife of Pittsfield and Roy Francis …

Rents Headed Through the Roof: Pine Tree Lane Residents Grapple With Loss of Subsidies

Thursday, April 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Residents of a 50-unit apartment complex learned this week that beginning next year their homes will no longer qualify for federal rent subsidies. Without the assistance program, many of the residents of the Pine Tree …

Karl Victor Thibideau

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Karl Victor Thibideau died in his home on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, where he lived with his loving wife Mary. He was 90 years old. Karl was born in Four Falls, New Brunswick the second son of Anna Moran and Basil Thibideau on Nov. 1, …

Mary P. Dickerson

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Mary P. Dickerson, 84, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015, at the Hanover Terrace Healthcare in Hanover, N.H. She is survived by her four children, Charles Frank Dickerson of Lebanon, Frank Charles Dickerson of Grantham, N.H., Mark Roy Dickerson of Lebanon, and Roy “Pee Wee” …