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River Valley Community College to Present Award to Hypertherm Exec

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Claremont — For her years of support of efforts to train and employ graduates of River Valley Community College in Claremont, and to generally widen access to job training, the school will confer its Walter R. Peterson Award on Hypertherm’s Barbara Couch. Couch, Hypertherm’s vice president of corporate responsibility, will receive the award on Sept. 19, during the Peterson Award dinner that will complete a week of activities marking the …

Lebanon Schools To Buy Property

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lebanon — The Lebanon School Board has reached agreement to purchase a nearly two-acre parcel of land neighboring Hanover Street and Lebanon High schools. The Evans Drive parcel is being sold by Ann Therrien, a member of the Hatch family who has owned the former farm for six generations. School Board Chairman Jeff …

Forum, July 29: Change in Norwich; One for the Books in Bradford; Measles Prevention

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Vocal Minority in Norwich To the Editor: I’m compelled to respond to Brian Livingston’s attack on Norwich Town Manager Neil Fulton and the needs of the Norwich municipal workers (“A Pool, Not a Police Station,” July 14). There is ample evidence that the police department’s building is beyond reasonable repair. The building study was conducted in 2012 and has been on the town’s …

Daphne Mary Kathleen Cross

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Daphne Mary Kathleen Cross (née Wheeler), 80, died on July 12, 2014, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. She passed away peacefully, surrounded by her family. Daphne was born in Minneapolis, Minn., on June 10, 1934, to Walter and Daphne Wheeler. Her family moved to California …

Lebanon Weighs Developer’s Offer

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

West Lebanon — Developer David Clem suggested that instead of making the Crafts Avenue extension public, he would privately maintain his planned Crafts Avenue extension, one piece of the 38-acre River Park project to the west of Route 10 in West Lebanon, at the Planning Board’s meeting Monday …

Forum, July 15: Immigration Crisis; A World Beyond the Co-op; Help Clean the Mascoma River; Troubles With Norwich Website

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Help Clean Up the Mascoma To the Editor: The Mascoma River is due for another heavy cleaning, and two local Rotary Clubs are gearing up to do that on Saturday. A volunteer army made up of the Rotary Club of Lebanon and the Lebanon-Riverside Club will join forces …

Daphne K. Cross

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

West Lebanon, N.H. — Daphne K. Cross, 80, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014. Family and friends are invited to the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. to join the family during calling hours. A memorial service …

Commissioner Seats Contested

Monday, July 14, 2014

Lebanon — Republicans are mounting a challenge against all three Democratic incumbents holding office as Grafton County commissioners. And former Register of Deeds Bill Sharp, now a Republican, is running against Democratic incumbent Kelley Monahan, who defeated him …

Forum, July 14: The Unreal McCoy Cartoon; Coins for the Fountain; Norwich Projects

Monday, July 14, 2014

The Unreal McCoy To the Editor: Glenn McCoy’s latest unfunny cartoon reaches a new low of ugly misinformation. I’ve no doubt the Valley News recognizes this nonsense for what it is, so one is compelled to ask — why print this stupid, contemptible dreck? I would seriously like …

River Park Seeks Smaller Right of Way

Monday, July 14, 2014

West Lebanon — Developer David Clem has asked the city’s Planning Board to consider reducing the width of the right of way for an approved road extension, one piece of his 38-acre River Park development to the west …

Experience Pays a Dividend: For Russell, 2013’s Successes Turn Into 2014’s Opportunities

Monday, July 14, 2014

Burlington — Winning the New England Amateur and Vermont Amateur in the span of less than a month last summer opened a lot of doors this year for Grantham’s Evan Russell, and for that he’s thankful. Repeating at …

Volunteers Sought for Connecticut River Water Sample Effort

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Pomfret — Volunteers are needed to help with a one-day water quality monitoring program in the Twin States’ portion of the Connecticut River watershed. The “sample-palooza” will include nutrient monitoring at about 60 locations in the Connecticut River watershed on the same day. A dry, low-waterflow day is …

At the Hospitals: July 13, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Appoints Vice Chairman of Orthopaedics Lebanon — Orthopedic surgeon David S. Jevsevar, medical director of Orthopaedic Clinical Program Development for Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, has been named vice chair of orthopaedics and director of the …