Lebanon

Lebanon Landfill Odor All But Eliminated

Friday, May 29, 2015

West Lebanon — The air is sweeter along the Route 12A corridor in West Lebanon now that the landfill has a fully functioning flare to burn off most of the foul smells previously found there. The flare project also has enabled city officials to begin tracking the amount of natural gas the 30-acre landfill produces in hopes of converting it to energy in the future. On a warm day this …

Margaret L. Lower

Friday, May 29, 2015

Bow, N.H. — Margaret L. Lower passed away on Saturday, May 23, 2015, after a period of declining healt. She was born at home in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. the daughter of the late Moses and Margaret Laidlaw. She grew up in Kearny, N.J. After high school, Margaret worked at the Prudential Insurance Company in Newark, N.J. During WWII she volunteered at the Post Office …

Raiders Reach Finals: Lebanon Boys Tennis Tops Oyster River for First N.H. Championship Visit

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lebanon — Max Reed was nervous, hadn’t slept much the night before. The Lebanon High senior had no idea what to expect in his No. 1 singles match against Oyster River freshman Henry Bulkley on Thursday as the Raiders sought their first-ever berth in the NHIAA Division II state finals. But Reed had …

Lebanon Boil Water Order Is Lifted

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Lebanon — City officials lifted a boil water order on Saturday afternoon after test results confirmed the city’s water system is not contaminated, as officials had previously feared. “All follow-up testing has determined that there are no bacteria in the city water system,” Chris Christopoulos Jr., the city’s …

Lebanon Lacrosse Bugged Out by Kearsarge

Sunday, May 17, 2015

North Sutton — The Lebanon High girls lacrosse team suffered a significant setback before Saturday’s opening faceoff at Kearsarge when attacker Erika Moffitt sprained her ankle and was lost for the evening. Once the game began, the Raiders …

Lebanon Sees Negative Test, But Boil Order Still in Effect

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lebanon — Officials are hopeful that a citywide boil water order could be lifted today after further tests for bacterial contamination results came back negative on Friday. However, they cautioned the next move is dependent on additional test …

Francis A. Lovely

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Lancaster, N.H. — Francis A. Lovely, 71, formerly of Lebanon, N.H., died Friday, May 15, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt., has been entrusted with arrangements. A full obituary will follow in a later edition of the Valley …

Lebanon Boil Water Order in Effect

Friday, May 15, 2015

Lebanon — A boil water order will continue through at least Saturday afternoon and potentially could last more than a week depending on the results of additional monitoring. The boil order was put in place Thursday afternoon after …

Claremont Eyes Senior Housing

Friday, May 15, 2015

Claremont — An independent-living community geared to seniors could see tremendous demand if it were constructed in Claremont. That was the consensus of about 30 senior citizens and city officials at a Thursday presentation by Ellen Quinn, leasing and marketing manager for Quail Hollow, an independent-living community off …

River Park Changes Approved

Thursday, May 14, 2015

West Lebanon — The 38-acre mixed-use development planned for a site between Route 10 and the Connecticut River garnered unanimous Planning Board approval this week for three changes to a previously approved subdivision. The board’s approval advances River …

Union Files Complaint Against Co-op

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hanover — A Massachusetts-based union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, alleging management at the Co-op impeded workers’ efforts to unionize. The complaint says that “on about May 6, 2015,” management at the Hanover Co-op Food Store on …

Phyllis P. French

Thursday, May 14, 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. She was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Randolph, Vt., the daughter of Charles B. and …

Joanne E. Welch

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Joanne E. Welch, 78, of Hanover Terrace Home, passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital, on Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born to John E. and Frances Brazier Welch at Heaton Hospital, Montpelier, Vt., on July 1, 1936. She grew up on her parents’ farm in …