Lebanon

Crafts Avenue in West Lebanon, N.H., on Dec. 19, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

City Takes Stock On Crafts Avenue

Saturday, December 20, 2014

West Lebanon — Bob Merrill has lived on the corner of Beyerle Street and Crafts Avenue for 35 years, and while the neighbors have changed over that time, the character of the area has remained the same. Merrill describes his neighborhood — which dates back to the 1890s and is thought to be one of the first intentional suburbs in …

Lebanon Cruises to Doubleheader Sweep of Hanover

Friday, December 19, 2014

Hanover — Given the various options for a ballhandling guard during a three-on-one break, Lebanon High sophomore K.J. Matte chose the one on Friday night that might come to define what this year’s Raiders are all about. He whipped a behind-the-back pass to a wide-open Greg Roberge, who calmly buried a 3-pointer in …

Lebanon Names Superintendent

Friday, December 19, 2014

Lebanon — After turnover of top leadership earlier this year in School Administrative Unit 88, the Lebanon School Board appears to have found some stability in the Upper Valley educator who has been serving as interim superintendent since the summer. The School Board announced that interim Superintendent Joanne Roberts is the sole finalist …

Local Roundup: UVM Women’s Hoop Nips Green

Monday, December 8, 2014

Staff Reports Burlington — Vermont finished with four players in double figures and held on late in the second half to defeat the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team, 68-63, on Sunday afternoon at Patrick Gym. Dartmouth sophomore Fanni Szabo led all scorers with 25 points. Big Green juniors …

At the Hospitals: Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Mt. Ascutney Hospital Official Named Citizen of the Year Windsor — Jill Lord, chief nursing officer and director of patient care services at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, has been named 2014 Citizen of the Year by …

Defense Cites Alternatives In I-89 Fatal

Sunday, December 7, 2014

North Haverhill — An expert hired by attorneys for a Sunapee man accused in a highway crash that killed a Wilder couple suggests Robert J. Dellinger veered his pickup truck into the Interstate 89 median last December because …

Birth Announcements: Dec. 7, 2014

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center ROBINSON — A daughter, Leah Marie Robinson, born on Nov. 14, 2014, to Ashley Munro and Jerod Robinson, of Lebanon. Gifford Medical Center RIKERT — Twin sons, Vincent Wild Rikert and Desmond Roscoe Rikert, born on Nov. 9, 2014, to Dorothy and Kyle Rikert, of …

Frederick Goss Cushing, Jr.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Fred Cushing, Jr. passed away on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. He was born on Nov. 2, 1918, in Hanover, N.H. He graduated from Lebanon High School in 1936, attended UNH and received his Bachelor’s degree. He attended Dartmouth Tuck after WWII and received his MBA. …

Lebanon Neighbors Not Ready to Drop Opposition to Logging

Friday, December 5, 2014

Lebanon — Airport neighbors filled the city council’s chambers on Wednesday night to urge officials to reconsider a tree- removal project on more than 30 acres of city-owned land along Poverty Lane. “We are here to ask you …

Mary M. MacNamee

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — A memorial service for Mary M. MacNamee, 89, who died Oct. 15, 2014, will be held Sat. Dec. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Wilder Center in Wilder, Vt. Knight Funeral Home of White River Junction, Vt., is assisting with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, …

Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf, 77, died Monday afternoon, Dec. 1, 2014, at the Hanover Terrace in Hanover, N.H. She was born June 12, 1937 in Greenville, S.C. the daughter of George and Mildred (Kingsland) Townsend, Jr. Loretta was married to Henry Farrell Jr. in 1956. …

Lebanon Couple Purchases Hannah House Property

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Lebanon — A Lebanon couple purchased a former Abbott Street home for pregnant teens and their children last week. “It’s just amazing,” said Thomas Reidy, one of the home’s new owners. He and his partner, Bill Dunn, plan …

Martha Laura Adams

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Martha Laura Adams, 90 years old, died on Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014, at Genesis Healthcare in Lebanon. She was born Oct. 28, 1924, in Great Barrington, Mass., the daughter of Peter Adams and Martha Chamberlain Adams. She was a pediatric nurse and received her BS …