Lebanon

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative’s board of directors also approved a rate cut. “This was a difficult winter for our customers, so we are very happy …

Karl V. Thibideau

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Karl V. Thibideau, 90, passed away Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Meals on Wheels Could See Cuts

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Lebanon — Despite the efforts of some state legislators to preserve funding for elder services in the biennial budget process, Grafton County officials said that the deep cuts proposed could make it harder for Granite State senior citizens to live independently. The Republican-dominated House Finance Committee last week approved a $10.6 million decrease …

Irving Ligeti

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Irving Ligeti died peacefully at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a brief illness on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. He was 94 years old. He was born, as he liked to say, in the shadow of the Williamsburg Bridge, in Brooklyn, N.Y. His parents, Arman and …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Hoop Cruises to Quarters

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Lebanon — The ball moved around. And the Lebanon High boys basketball team moved on. Guards KJ Matte and Ryan Milliken worked the roundball around all night, combining for 45 points as the fourth-seeded Raiders rolled over No. 13 Oyster River, 82-60, in an NHIAA Division II first-round …

Local Roundup: KUA Toppled In NEPSAC Finale

Monday, March 9, 2015

Windsor, Conn. — The Kimball Union Academy girls basketball team’s bid to retain its New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Class C championship came up short in Sunday’s regional tournament title game, as Connecticut’s Hamden Hall denied the Wildcats in a 69-52 decision. KUA (20-7) was making its …

Volunteer Spotlight: Five-Colleges Book Sale Needs Volunteers

Sunday, March 8, 2015

By Aimee Caruso Valley News Staff Writer Lebanon — If you like books and have a few hours to spare, organizers of the annual Five-Colleges Book Sale would love some help. “We’re desperate for volunteers,” said Marcia Frederick, one of the sale’s three chairwomen. “We really need a …

Engagement: Maynard — Dubuque

Sunday, March 8, 2015

West Lebanon — Karisa Anne Maynard and Derek Ryan Dubuque have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Cheril and Brady Maynard, of Enfield. She graduated from Mascoma Valley Regional High School in 2006 and earned …

Dental Insurer Cuts Reimbursement

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Norwich — Northeast Delta Dental, faced with growing competition and the prospect of losing premium-sensitive individual consumers, this year implemented a 4 percent cut in the fee schedule it uses to reimburse most dentists in New Hampshire and Vermont. “Our prices stopped being competitive,” said Tom Raffio, chief …

Business Notes: March 8, 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — The River Valley Workforce Investment Board is seeking employers to exhibit in the fourth annual River Valley Employment Fair, which is scheduled to be held on May 20, from 1-5 p.m., at the Riverside Middle …

Frozen Pipes Plague Public Works

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Lebanon — Three weeks ago, Grant MacEwan woke up and tried to turn on the shower in his Bank Street home. Nothing came out. Then he tried a faucet — no water there either. He checked with neighbors …

State: Packard Hill Covered Bridge in Lebanon Badly in Need of Repair

Friday, March 6, 2015

Lebanon — Nearly a quarter-century of wear and tear have taken their toll on the structure and appearance of a wooden bridge spanning the Mascoma River on Riverside Drive in Lebanon. The Packard Hill Covered Bridge, constructed by the Ashland, N.H.-based Arnold M. Graton Associates in 1991, sits …

LHS Principal Out After a Year

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Lebanon — The Lebanon School District is seeking a new high school principal for next school year to replace a former Oxbow Union High School educator the School Board hired last summer. Current principal Tom Marshall “is not …