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Frederick Goss Cushing, Jr.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Frederick Goss Cushing, Jr., 96, died Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

H.S. Notebook: Hartford’s Brooks Is Vermont’s Top Scholar-Athlete

Thursday, November 20, 2014

White River Junction — Given his own work rarely intersects with Connor Brooks’ academic pursuits, Hartford High boys soccer coach Kevin Guilbault still finds himself impressed with what he hears about his senior striker. Others have been left with that notion as well. Brooks recently received a dual honor from the Vermont State …

River Park in West Lebanon Set for Final OK; Development Work To Begin in 2015

Thursday, November 20, 2014

West Lebanon — After more than seven years of planning and review, final approval is imminent for River Park, the 38-acre mixed-use development on Route 10 north of downtown West Lebanon, according to developer David Clem, of Lyme Properties. It’s “ time to put this to bed so that we can move forward …

Allard’s Emptying Warehouse To Relocate

Sunday, November 2, 2014

West Lebanon — Relocating a place of business typically occasions an opportunity to buy new furniture. In the case of Allard’s Furniture, however, it is an opportunity to sell new furniture — lots of it. Allard’s Furniture, the White River Junction-based retail furniture store with three locations, is …

APD Added To Anthem Health Plans

Friday, October 31, 2014

Lebanon — Care at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital will be covered next year for New Hampshire consumers with health insurance policies issued by the state’s largest health insurance company and sold through the state’s federally operated exchange, known as the Marketplace. The deal to include Alice Peck …

Claire Marie Boisvert

Friday, October 31, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Claire Marie Boisvert, 84, passed away Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. Calling hours will be held Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Ricker Funeral Home in Lebanon. A mass of Christian burial will be …

Hiring by Lebanon School District Prompts Questions About Budget, Protocol

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Lebanon — The School Board’s decision last week to hire another special educator prompted a discussion not just about that particular staffing change, but also about district budgeting practices and, largely, how the board conducts its business. Aimee Nicholas, whom the board voted to hire as a special …

Local & Regional Briefs for Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tractor Driver Charged Following Collision on I-89 Off-Ramp Lebanon — A pickup truck struck and knocked over a Department of Transportation tractor at the interchange of Route 4 and Interstate 89 in Lebanon earlier this week. The accident …

Row Your Boat

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Meredith Smith rows through a stiff wind across Mascoma Lake from her lakeside property to the boat launch on Route 4A to take the boat out of the water for the winter. “I said I would much rather …

Raiders Pull Away From Merrimack Valley

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Lebanon — Sometimes, you need a little help from the other team. No. 5 Lebanon High (12-4-1) was scoreless for the first 61 minutes of their game against No. 12 Merrimack Valley (6-10-1) during the first round of the New Hampshire Division II playoffs on Wednesday. On a …

N.H. Man Indicted on Theft Charge

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Lebanon — The former director of the Children’s Center of the Upper Valley, who is currently facing child pornography charges, has been indicted on a count of attempted theft from the day care. Michael Whelton, 53, of Enfield, allegedly deposited nearly $4,000 of the center’s funds in his …

Robert Hutt

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Windsor, Vt. — Robert Hutt (Bob) passed away after a long courageous battle with cancer on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, with his family by his side. Bob was born Jan. 31, 1966, to Janet Ducharme and Donald Hutt (Deceased). He is survived by his mother; his sisters, Melissa …

Arthur L. Pollard

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Lebanon, N.H. — Arthur L. Pollard, 79, a resident of Lebanon, died Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon following a brief illness. He was born May 3, 1935, in Lebanon the son of Elroy and Gladys (Goodwin) Pollard. He had been a carpenter …