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At the Hospitals: March 29, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015

VA Police Officers Honored White River Junction — Several employees at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction have received national Veterans Affairs police awards. John Richardson was named 2014 police chief of the year, and Jason Brown was named Small Facility Police Officer of the Year. Steven Bethel received the Small Facility Lead Officer of the Year …

David’s House Receives $500 Community Spirit Grant

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — David’s House in Lebanon has been awarded $500 from Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation’s Community Spirit 9/11 mini-grant program. The money will be used to provide home-away-from-home support for families with children receiving treatment through Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth. Since opened in 1986, the nonprofit has hosted more than 13,000 families, according to its website. The grant program commemorates Harvard Pilgrim …

Parent Discussion in Lebanon Will Focus on Adolescents

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Lebanon — A discussion for parents of adolescents is set for March 31 at 6:30 p.m. at Kilton Public Library. Cindy Pierce, college speaker and comic storyteller, presents “Choosing Your Life, Living Your Choices: Navigating the Influences of Peers, Media and Technology with Your Adolescent.” Topics include sex, sports, healthy relationships, emotional health, social media and values. The event is offered through Coaching …

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 …

Hanover Girls Upset Lebanon, Advance in D-II Tourney

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Lebanon — Wednesday night’s 47-40 overtime playoff win at Lebanon might stand as a microcosm of the Hanover High girls basketball team’s season. The Marauders trailed for much of the night and appeared to be headed to a third straight postseason loss against their bitter rivals. Instead — …

Jeffrey F. McCanna

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Jeffrey F. McCanna, of West Lebanon, N.H., died Sunday, March 1, 2015, after a bout with chronic illness. He was 65. McCanna was defined by his charm, wry wit, good looks and blistering smarts. His mother called him the Walking Encyclopedia. And she was …

Clarence Jacob Smith

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Clarence Jacob (CJ) Smith, 72, of West Lebanon passed unexpectedly on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was born in Brackenridge, Pa. on April 29, 1942, and was the son of Clarence Jacob Smith, Sr. and Dorthy (Marlow) Conway. He attended Temple University where he …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Skiers Grab Four State Crowns in a Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mendon, Vt. — Say this about this year’s Woodstock Union High School skiing program: When the Wasps go out, they apparently go all out. In what may be one of the most complete performances in Vermont Principals Association …

Keene Hospital Joins D-H Family

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Lebanon — New Hampshire regulators have approved Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s deal to further bring under its wing a smaller hospital serving southwestern New Hampshire and southeastern Vermont, according to a joint news release issued Tuesday. Under the terms of a deal reached in February 2014, the 140-bed Cheshire Medical Center …