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I-89 Bridges Meeting Set for Tonight in West Lebanon

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Lebanon — State transportation officials are seeking public comment tonight on planned improvements to the Interstate 89 bridges that cross the Connecticut River and carry about 38,000 motorists a day between New Hampshire and Vermont. Meanwhile, work on the Route 4 bridge crossing the Connecticut River between West Lebanon and White River Junction may cause some traffic delays starting early next week. At a meeting scheduled for tonight at 7 …

Forum, July 24: More Co-op; Less Greed; ‘Tabasco?’; All This and Chocolate Chips

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Employment Issues Are Complex To the Editor: With regard to Sunday’s editorial (“The Co-op Firings,” July 20): Everyone who has ever managed a business with many employees is familiar with the difficulties of personnel management and the delicate balance required between the need for fairness and transparency, on one hand, and team morale and protection from legal liability, on the other. I am …

Co-op Board Hears Concerns at Long Meeting

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Hanover — About 300 members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society packed the Hanover High School auditorium Wednesday, with many demanding that two fired employees be reinstated and denouncing the way Co-op Food Stores management handled the terminations. Others, including several Co-op employees, voiced their support for management during the 90-minute session set aside for member comments prior to the Co-op governing board’s …

Donald N. Lower

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Donald N. Lower, 91, passed away surrounded his loving family at Concord Hospital on Sunday, July 6, 2014, after a period of declining health. After graduation from Lebanon High School in 1941, he joined the U.S. Navy in World War II and served in Trinidad, …

Resources Affect Strategies; Police Say They Do Their Best to Warn Motorists on Interstates

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon — A fatal crash that killed a Vermont woman last week on Interstate 89 raised questions about how authorities notify motorists of upcoming traffic hazards, especially when police forces are strapped for resources. New Hampshire State Police …

Lebanon School Board Member Died June 30

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Lebanon — School Board member, lifelong city resident and Lebanon High graduate Doug Preston, 49, died Monday, June 30. Preston’s wife, Heidi, manages payroll and personnel in the school district’s business office and was at work when she heard the sad news. “Everybody was in shock for the …

For Post 22, Any Celebrating Must Wait

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Lebanon — An undefeated record does not necessarily a happy Rob Woodward make. With a perfect 10-0 mark and only one team within 3½ games of his American Legion baseball squad in the New Hampshire District A standings, Lebanon Post 22’s coach could be heard from a distance …

Forum, July 9: The Dangers of Alcohol; Co-op Shoppers; Amtrak on Track

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

The Dangers of Alcohol To the Editor: The article, “Addiction and Alcoholism Hit Men, Women Differently” on June 30 failed to mention the chief differences between men and women — pregnancy and nursing. The effects of alcohol on a developing fetus unfortunately can be devastating. Everyone should know …

Hanover Co-op Petitioners Fight to Reinstate Fired Employees

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Hanover — Members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society are circulating a petition to reinstate two recently fired Co-op Food Stores employees and to address what they perceive as a lack of transparency from store management regarding the decision. “We have three goals,”said Nora Jacobson, a Norwich resident …

Carl R. Van De Bogart

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Leesburg, Fla. — Carl R. Van De Bogart, 87, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2014. Family and friends are invited memorial calling hours at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon on Friday, July 18, 2014, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A memorial service will be held …

Lebanon Juniors on the Rise Again

Monday, July 7, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon Post 22 junior American Legion baseball team made quick work of two foes Sunday, routing Alton, 14-4, and New London, 10-0, each in only five innings. Despite a new head coach and numerous new …

Struggles of Its Own: Despite Its Successes, Future Uncertain for Ledyard Charter School

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Lebanon — Ledyard Charter School was established in 2009 to provide an alternative for students who struggled in more conventional high schools. By a number of measures, it has been a success. Just last month, 17 students moved …

At the Hospitals: July 6, 2014

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Arthritis Walk Set in Lebanon Lebanon — The Arthritis Foundation and Alice Peck Day Health Systems will host the 2014 Upper Valley Walk to Cure Arthritis on Sept. 20. The walk is designed to raise money for arthritis …