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Astrid Vallens, of Lebanon, N.H., walks her Australian Shepherd puppy, Ernie, down Dulac Street in Lebanon, N.H., on September 16, 2014. 
(Valley News - Sarah Priestap)

Lebanon Plans Dulac Drainage

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lebanon — City officials are closing in on a plan to improve drainage along Dulac Street, the last of several city infrastructure repairs necessitated by severe rainstorms in July 2013. Proposals to maintain the existing 20 -foot road width, while increasing the size of the street’s ditches and culverts, were met by general approval by residents during a meeting and …

Charles “Chuck” Eugene Van Cor, Jr.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Charles “Chuck” Eugene Van Cor, Jr., age 40, died on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, from injuries he sustained in a rollover accident in Lexington Mass. He drove tractor trailer trucks for 17 years of all shapes and sizes. He drove flat bed, reefer trailer, tank, and doubles. This is what he liked to do. He drove in over 35 different …

Coe-Brown Stops Lebanon Soccer in Battle of Unbeatens

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Lebanon — Lebanon and Coe-Brown entered their NHIAA Division II boys soccer showdown on Tuesday as the last undefeated squads in the league. Six minutes more, and they would have left that way, too. Isaac Nowland settled a flicked pass from his brother, Spencer, and clinked a 16-yard roller off the left goalpost …

Olympus Biotech Plant Is Sold

Sunday, August 31, 2014

West Lebanon — The former Olympus Biotech plant in West Lebanon’s Airport Industrial Park, which closed earlier this year at the cost of 130 jobs, has been sold to a Danish company, Novo Norodisk. Novo Norodisk said some of Olympus Biotech’s former employees have been offered jobs, but …

Records Show Irregularities in Awarding Hartford Bus Contract

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hartford — When students boarded buses on Monday for the first day of school, their transportation was, for the first time in recent memory, in the hands of a private company. The drivers no longer were employees of …

Claremont OKs Transfer of Sawtooth Building to Lebanon Nonprofit

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Claremont — The City Council has unanimously approved the transfer of the Sawtooth building, which is attached to the parking garage at the corner of Main and Central streets, to Twin State MakerSpaces, a Lebanon nonprofit that plans to redevelop the 10,000-square-foot interior and expects to have it …

Janet M. Boutin

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. She was born in Lebanon on Dec. 8, 2014 to the late Donald & Mary (Clark) MacDonald. Janet grew up in both Lebanon and Hanover, graduating from Hanover High School, Class 1955. Following graduation she …

Schools Offer Options To Lebanon College Students

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon — In the wake of Lebanon College’s announcement last week that it would be canceling fall classes and moving toward closing the school, other area schools have begun scrambling to attract the college’s former pupils. Lebanon College President Ron Biron said once word got out that the …

Janet M. Boutin

Friday, August 29, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Janet M. Boutin, 76, passed away Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2014. Family and friends are invited to a graveside service at the Sacred Heart Cemetery on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. An obituary will be …

N.H. Football Title Games Get New Home

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Concord — First-year NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins will have three big reasons to return to Cowell Stadium this fall. The former University of New Hampshire nose guard and defensive tackle will be back at his alma mater on Nov. 22, overseeing the state’s first “championship day” — …

Forum, Aug. 28: Why Lebanon College Canceled Classes; Waiting for Annie Kuster; Hanover’s Yard Sale; Are Volunteer Jobs Really Jobs?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Why Classes Were Called Off To the Editor: You have suggested that the board and administration of Lebanon College should explain our unanticipated decision that the college was not financially strong enough to offer classes this fall (“A College Drops Out: Lebanon College Was an Asset,” Aug. 23). …

Laurie A (Marsh) Kenney

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Whitehall, N.Y. — Laurie A (Marsh) Kenney, 52 of 7 Montcalm Ave., Whitehall, died Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, in a sudden unexpected death. Born on May 17, 1962, in Laconia, N.H. Daughter of the predeceased Lewis A Sr and Stella M Gilbert (Marsh) Laurie was raised and spent …

Recreation Notes: Big Grant Paves Way for Mascoma Greenway

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Mascoma River Greenway Coalition isn’t letting the summer slip away quietly. The grass-roots organization on Thursday will host a check presentation, concert and fireworks display to celebrate its reception of a $350,000 grant awarded by the Timken …