Lebanon

Companies Vie to Supply Natural Gas

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Concord — Two companies are now competing to become the utility supplying natural gas to major employers in Hanover and Lebanon. Until last week, Hanover-based Valley Green Natural Gas was the only entity aiming to serve the two communities, with a petition to do so pending before the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission. That changed when Liberty Utilities, which includes EnergyNorth Natural Gas — the state’s largest natural gas distribution …

Ruth Evelyn Wills

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ruth Evelyn Wills, 98, passed away Jan. 2, 2015. A graveside service will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 10 a.m. in the West Lebanon Cemetery. Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield assisted the family with arrangements. …

Co-op Staff Votes Down Labor Union

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Lebanon — Workers at the Lebanon Co-op Food Store on Monday voted, 70-31, against organizing under a Massachusetts-based union, an election brought on by a year’s worth of turmoil surrounding the firings of two employees. Of about 140 workers at the store, 122 full- and part-time personnel were eligible to vote, and 113 ballots were cast. “(I’m) elated — we can be a …

Bernard R. Dion Sr.

Friday, July 10, 2015

Gilford, N.H. — Bernard R. Dion Sr., 74, died Tuesday, July 7, 2015, from complications during a long recovery after a major heart surgery. He leaves his wife of 50 years, Betty (Sleeper) Dion; his daughter Sonya (Dion) Stanley her husband David Stanley, and grandson Noah Stanley; his …

Bernard F. Rogers

Friday, July 10, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Bernard F. Rogers, Sr., a long-time resident of Hartford, Vt., and for the past five years of Rogers House in Lebanon, died Wednesday, July 8, 2015 at the home of one of his daughters in Canaan, N.H. He was 91, and pre-deceased by his wife …

Howard C. Patch

Friday, July 10, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Howard C. Patch, 85, passed away Wednesday July 8, 2015. Calling hours will be held Monday, July 13, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. A memorial service will be celebrated Tuesday, July 14, 2015, at 10 a.m. …

Jennifer Elizabeth Noll

Friday, July 10, 2015

Exeter, N.H. — Jennifer Elizabeth Noll died July 6, 2015, two days after her 43rd birthday. She was a bright light in the life of everyone who knew her. Smile and be happy, that was Jen. She was born in Bangkok and moved to Etna, N.H. in 1973. …

Local & Regional Briefs for Friday, July 10, 2015

Friday, July 10, 2015

RVCC Will Renovate Former College Buildings Downtown Lebanon — The City Council unanimously approved a grant application for River Valley Community College for up to $500,000 to make improvements to the larger of two former Lebanon College buildings located on the downtown Lebanon pedestrian mall at its meeting …

Veterinarian Victim Of Murder-Suicide

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Lebanon — Police are investigating the death of former Lebanon veterinarian Jennifer Noll, the victim of an apparent murder-suicide. The bodies of Noll, 43, and her boyfriend, 49-year-old Richard L. Sanderson were found by Exeter police officers performing a welfare check at their rental home late Tuesday morning, …

Route 120 Sewer Fix Nears Finish

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Lebanon — A two-phase sewer project that has been blamed for holding up major development along the Route 120 corridor is expected to be completed this year, albeit at a much higher cost, a burden that will fall on ratepayers. Developers of two proposed projects in the area …

Barbara J. Condon

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

West Lebanon, N.H. — Barbara J. Condon, 60, passed away Monday, July 6, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Memorial calling hours will be held Thursday, July 16, 2015, from 3 p.m. to 5 pm at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon, N.H. A complete obituary will be …

Howard C. Patch

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Howard C. Patch, 85, passed away Wednesday July 8, 2015, at his home surrounded by family. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory of Lebanon & Enfield. A complete obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Hartford’s ‘Kehoe Strong’ Tourney Combines Hoops, Fundraising

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

White River Junction — At the rate things are going, the Hartford Parks and Recreation’s first Kehoe Strong Memorial Basketball Tournament could turn into an NCAA Division III women’s all-star showdown. Clarkson University’s Stephanie Grobe is promising to …