Lebanon

Dressed as Wonder Woman, Mary Lou White, of Bolton, Conn., sprints to the finish line of the Red White & Blue 6.2 race in Lebanon, N.H., on Saturday, July 4, 2015. (Valley News - Sarah Shaw) <p><i>Copyright © Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.</i></p>

A Star-Spangled Race: Runners Kick Off the Fourth With Lebanon 10K

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Lebanon — So, how was your Fourth? For some, it started and ended with a bang. A bunch of runners began the chilly morning with the Red, White & Blue 6.2, a 10-kilometer race that led them along the Northern Rail Trail and Mascoma River and left at least a few looking forward to kicking back with family, friends and …

The Glorious Fourth: In 1930s West Lebanon, the Day Brought Thunderous Independence

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Born in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom in 1924, Scott E. Hastings Jr. grew up in West Lebanon. His parents moved to what was then a bustling railroad village when Scott was 4. Hastings had a rough and tumble boyhood, roaming off the leash in West Lebanon and White River Junction, but later in life …

Clinton Changes Location for Hanover Rally

Friday, July 3, 2015

Hanover — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has changed the location of the venue for her campaign stop today, moving it from a private home in Hanover to the Bema, a wooded natural amphitheater off Observatory Road on the Dartmouth College campus. Clinton campaign spokesman Harrell Kirstein said the new venue was chosen …

Joseph A. McDonald

Friday, June 12, 2015

Wets Lebanon, N.H. — Joseph A. McDonald, 78, West Lebanon, formerly of Rumford, Maine, husband of Julie Irish McDonald, passed away Thursday, June 4, 2015, in Warner, N.H. after a valiant battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Joe was born March 8, 1937, in Mexico, Maine to Delia (Rodrique) and …

Alice Peck Day Plans On Building New Clinic

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Lebanon — Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital plans to proceed with $17 million of development work that will include construction of a new 44,000-square-foot outpatient clinic as well as completion of a set of hospital renovations that began in 2011. “This is just a really exciting project for …

River Park Work Set for August

Thursday, June 11, 2015

West Lebanon — Infrastructure improvements along Crafts Avenue could begin as soon as August, the first major shovel work in the 38-acre mixed-use River Park development slated for a parcel between Route 10 and the Connecticut River, developer …

Lebanon Board Approves Revised River Park Plans

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

West Lebanon — The Planning Board has unanimously approved a revised site plan for the first of eight commercial buildings at River Park, the mixed-use development planned for 38 riverfront acres north of West Lebanon village. This first building is slated for the site of the former Bailey …

Lebanon Residents Speak Out Against Subdivision Proposal

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Lebanon — A proposal to construct more than 300 single-family homes and relocate the nine-hole Carter Country Club golf course drew concerns from many in the nearby Kings Grant neighborhood during a Planning Board meeting on Monday night. “This is a huge proposal,” said City Councilor Tim McNamara, …

John F. Joline IV

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — John F. Joline IV, 66, died Wednesday, June 3, 2015, at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center after a three year valiant fight with cancer. He was the son of John & Jean (Stebbins) Joline III. John graduated from Deerfield Academy in 1967 and Dartmouth College in 1970 …

West Lebanon Man Honored for Community Service

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Hanover — Lt. Col. Nicholas Collins, of West Lebanon, was honored with a ceremony last month at the Richard W. Black Center. Byron Young, who led the organizing efforts, said the idea was to recognize Collins, who retired …

Wedding: O’Hara — Simpson

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Strafford — Molly Elizabeth O’Hara and Jessica Michelle Simpson were married on May 8, 2015, in Stannard, Vt. Genevieve O’Hara, Molly O’Hara’s daughter and flower girl, escorted the couple and Stevie Allen officiated at the ceremony. The simple …

Norwich Woman Joins Institute Board

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Lebanon — Jacqueline “Jaci” Allen, of Norwich, has been appointed to the Upper Valley Educators Institute board of directors. “For over 30 years, Allen worked with Fortune 500 companies and regulators in sales, marketing, strategic planning and consulting …

Financial Coach Will Work With Upper Valley Nonprofits

Sunday, June 7, 2015

For the next 2 1/2 years, economically vulnerable clients at four local nonprofits will have access to a financial coach, courtesy of the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau. Listen Community Services, Twin Pines Housing Trust, Upper Valley Haven and WISE, convened by Granite United Way, applied as a group …