Lebanon

Rogers House, a living community for low-income seniors, sits in the center of Lebanon, N.H., on August 2, 2013. (Valley News - Sarah Priestap)<p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

Lebanon’s Rogers House Seeks Grants for Renovations

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lebanon — If two pending grant applications are approved, Rogers House, a century-old Lebanon senior housing complex facing Colburn Park, may get a sprucing up inside and out. One grant, if approved, would go to support energy improvements such as insulation, new water heaters and lighting. The second would go toward exterior improvements intended to restore historic elements of the four-story former hotel next to City Hall. “The idea is to put the building back to something of what it once was,” said Shelley Hadfield, a special projects consultant for Lebanon. The brick building adorned with four Ionic columns in the front was originally constructed …

John F. Joline IV

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — John F. Joline IV passed away June 3, 2015. Celebration of Life: “A Life Well Loved and Well Lived” at 4 p.m. on Sept. 12, 2015. at the AVA Gallery & Art Center at 11 Bank St. in Lebanon. …

Local Roundup: Bronze for Cox At World Juniors

Monday, August 31, 2015

Singapore — Hannah Cox is coming home with a FINA World Junior Swimming Championships medal. The 17-year-old member of the Upper Valley Aquatic Club swim team closed junior worlds on Sunday by winning a bronze medal in her women’s 200-meter freestyle specialty. After two near-miss podium efforts earlier in the six-day meet, Cox shaved a hundredth of a second off her personal best …

Doris Louise Roberts

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Doris Louise Roberts, 83, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at her home in the loving arms of her children. She was born in Northfield, Vt., on Turkey Hill, on Feb. 13, 1932, the daughter, of Ernest and Lila (Hall) Macy. Doris was a graduate of …

Local Roundup: Grantham’s Russell Struggles at U.S. Am

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Olympia Fields, Ill. — Grantham’s Evan Russell finished at 6-over-par 76 in the first round of U.S. Amateur Golf Championship on the North Course of the Olympia Fields Country Club on Monday, finishing tied for 220th place out of 312 amateur golfers. Russell started on the back nine, …

A Life: Bill Mitchell, 1921-2015; ‘His Goal Was to Help Inform, Bring Knowledge or Make Life Better’

Monday, August 17, 2015

West Lebanon — Whether it was during a 50-year career in the education and waste management industries or his retirement years spent in the Upper Valley, Bill Mitchell was forever helpful, resourceful and inventive. A longtime agronomy professor …

Route 4 Rail Bridge Fixed, But Some Say Its Low Clearance Is the Underlying Problem

Monday, August 17, 2015

Hartford — People familiar with the Route 4 railroad bridge in Hartford — which was replaced recently after it was damaged by a passing truck earlier this summer — say the low clearance on the bridge that wasn’t addressed has been problematic for some time. The bridge, which …

Grantham’s Russell Ready for Third U.S. Am

Monday, August 17, 2015

When in Chicago, do as the Chicagoans do. With two companions in tow, Evan Russell hoped to catch the Cubs-White Sox game in the Windy City on Friday night. Circumstances prevented a visit, but the crew adjusted, hitting …

Granite United Way Gets GuideStar Rank

Sunday, August 16, 2015

West Lebanon — Granite United Way has received a gold level rating from GuideStar, which compiles and posts online financial information about nonprofits in the United States. “We are proud of this distinction and are excited to share it with our donors and volunteers,” Patrick Tufts, president and …

Diamond Anniversary: Cecile and Gene Carr

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Lebanon — Cecile and Gene Carr celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on July 4, 2015. The couple were married on July 4, 1955. He grew up in Lebanon and graduated from Lebanon High School in 1950. He was …

Granite Fence Posts Remain as a Reminder of What Used to Occupy the Land Along 12A

Friday, August 14, 2015

The sprawl along Route 12A in West Lebanon has not obliterated all traces of the Lebanon that existed before the interstates opened the floodgates to modern commerce. If a diner at Panera were to poke around behind the …

Lebanon Looks Into Business Tax Incentives

Friday, August 14, 2015

Lebanon — Two incentives to encourage businesses to stay in Lebanon and expand or to relocate there may be on the way if the City Council adopts them. The first program, which must be approved by the New …

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hanover — An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and …