Lebanon

Pine Tree Lane Apartment Dwellers Still Seeking Alternatives

Sunday, April 26, 2015

West Lebanon — Housing advocates continue to seek ways to keep rents affordable for the people living in the 50 units at Pine Tree Lane Apartments in the wake of the announcement late last month that rental assistance will end on Jan. 1, 2016. The low-income seniors and families who reside in Pine Tree Lane Apartments — a cluster of three buildings tucked back on an extension of Pleasant Street …

When Science, Faith Clash

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Sierra Leone, Kono District Inside his mud-walled house, the witch doctor cast his curse. Here, in the remote Dorma Village of Sierra Leone, where some of the poorest people in the world spend most of their day struggling to feed their families, the witch doctor’s power over life and death was well known. …

Sister Act: A Few Songs, a Few Jokes and a Whole Lot of Love

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Lebanon — It’s almost six o’clock on a Wednesday and the recreation room at Lebanon Center Genesis HealthCare is crowded with residents waiting for the top billing act of the week. Debbie Clough, Wanda Ellis, On Shin Pierson, of Grafton, and Sandi Pierson, of Orange, enter the room followed by a little dog …

Why Did the Ducks Cross the Road?

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Ted Austin was walking toward the Lebanon green on a work errand Tuesday afternoon when he spotted a duck trying to cross the road. “I felt like the policeman at the Boston Commons ushering one across so it …

Fort Defenders Fear Redevelopment

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Lebanon — The owner of the truck stop off Exit 18 on Interstate 89 is drawing up a plan to redevelop 8 acres on Heater Road into a new truck stop and Jiffy Mart, although it is unclear …

Training Fire at Evans Drive Home Provides Realistic Conditions

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Lebanon — On Saturday, more than a century after it was built, a small tan bungalow on Evans Drive was burned to the ground. While the fire provided invaluable training for local firefighters, seeing the building dissolve in …

William Richard Parker

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Comstock Park, Mich. — Mr. William Richard Parker, of Comstock Park, Mich., age 81, passed away in the comfort of his home, surrounded by his loving family, in the early morning hours of Friday, April 3, 2015. He …

Lebanon Hires Firm For Manager Search

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lebanon — The city has made progress in filling two key administrative positions by hiring a search firm to help recruit a new city manager and hiring an interim police manager to start this month. Since January, when outgoing City Manager Greg Lewis announced his intent to retire …

Norma A. Follansbee

Saturday, April 4, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Norma A. Follansbee, 90, died Thursday, April 2, 2015. Arrangements are pending with Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Dellinger Sentenced to Minimum 9 Years in Fatal 2013 Crash on I-89

Friday, April 3, 2015

North Haverhill — A Grafton Superior Court judge on Thursday sentenced Robert Dellinger to a minimum of nine years in prison for killing a Wilder couple in a 2013 car crash, saying there was “conflicting” evidence that the …

Housing Groups Scramble to Cope in Lebanon

Friday, April 3, 2015

West Lebanon — Affordable housing groups in the Upper Valley are trying to figure out how they might help dozens of residents at Pine Tree Lane Apartments who learned this week that rental assistance would no longer be available to them come January. And their efforts may be …

Mary P. (Sanders) Dickerson

Friday, April 3, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Mary P. (Sanders) Dickerson, 84, passed away Saturday, March 28, 2015. She is survived by her four sons, Charles Frank Dickerson and his wife of Lebanon, Frank Charles Dickerson and his wife of Grantham, Mark Roy Dickerson and his wife of Pittsfield and Roy Francis …

Rents Headed Through the Roof: Pine Tree Lane Residents Grapple With Loss of Subsidies

Thursday, April 2, 2015

West Lebanon — Residents of a 50-unit apartment complex learned this week that beginning next year their homes will no longer qualify for federal rent subsidies. Without the assistance program, many of the residents of the Pine Tree …