Lebanon

APD Works to Revaccinate Children After Mishandling Doses

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Lebanon — Upper Valley parents and health care providers continue to respond to the refrigeration lapses that compromised vaccines and prompted a revaccination program for more than 800 young patients at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. The vaccine problems were announced in letters to parents of children who had received care at the hospital’s Robert A. Mesropian Center for Community Care. The letters, which were sent out Jan. 11, disclosed …

Lebanon Native Returns to Launch a Musical Theater Company

Thursday, February 11, 2016

White River Junction — Jonathan Verge left the Upper Valley almost 16 years ago, first to study musical theater at Syracuse University, then to spend a decade performing in and directing and producing musicals in New York and Chicago. For his next act, the 2000 graduate of Lebanon High School will unveil his …

Joseph F. Harrity

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Lebanon, N.H. — Joseph F. Harrity, 69, of Lebanon, formerly of Hudson, Mass., died on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at the VA Medical Center in White River Junction, Vt. He is survived by his wife of 11 years, Annette G. Kelley of Lebanon. Joseph was born in Clinton, son of the late Richard T. and Catherine T. (Murphy) Harrity. He was raised in …

Back on the Track: Roller Derby Team Looks to Build on Success

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Stability and commitment within the Upper Valley Vixens is translating to tangible progress both inside and outside the rink. The Vixens, a grassroots roller derby team entering its fifth season, has been approved to skate this year as …

Dispensary OK’d to Grow Marijuana

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Lebanon — The nonprofit organization set to open a medical marijuana dispensary this spring in Lebanon has received the green light to begin cultivating cannabis at its growing site in Manchester. The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday announced it has granted Temescal Wellness …

Area Infrastructure To Be Improved

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Lebanon — The city’s Mechanic Street improvement project cleared a funding hurdle this month when Gov. Maggie Hassan included it in her recommended 10-year transportation plan. The project is one of many the Hassan administration hopes to tackle in the Upper Valley between 2017 and 2026, including widening …

Elizabeth S. Finnie

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Franklin, N.H. — Elizabeth Stewart Finnie (Ronaldson), 86, of Franklin passed away peacefully in Phoenix, Ariz. on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016. She was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland in 1929 to William and Ann (Taylor) Ronaldson. She was happily married to her sweetheart, George Finnie for 51 years. …

Area Officials Assure Remaining Lead Pipes Properly Treated

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Lebanon — Although many older homes served by water systems in the Upper Valley rely on aging supply lines, proper testing, treatment and balanced water sources help render the drinking water safe, according to municipal officials. Unlike the lead poisoning crisis in Flint, Mich., Upper Valley officials say …

Paul F. Chamberlain

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Lebanon, N.H. — Paul F. Chamberlain, 72, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at Lebanon Center Genesis in Lebanon, surrounded by his family. He was born Nov. 10, 1943, in Lebanon a son of Edward and Evelyn (Petty) Chamberlain. …

Local Roundup: Windsor, Oxbow Athletes Win at Vt. Weight Throw

Monday, January 25, 2016

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Windsor’s Katey Comstock and Oxbow’s Jake Senecal gave their respective indoor track and field teams a head-start on the state championship trail by winning the inaugural Vermont weight throwing championship on Saturday at St. …

H.S. Notebook: Hanover Graduate Is Top Golf Coach in Mo.

Monday, January 25, 2016

Evan Scobie spends his spring days ferrying his high school golf team all over the place. Trips can take up to 3½ hours and sometimes require overnight stays. His players work on their games with him and get his aid when it comes to seeking college opportunities. And …

A Life: Donald Renehan; ‘People Relied on Him Because They Knew They Could Trust Him’

Monday, January 25, 2016

West Lebanon — Possessing a kind heart and love of all things mechanical, Donald Renehan always had an eye out for someone that could use his help, but never bragged or boasted about good deeds. “He was just …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 24, 2016

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Is Business of the Year New London — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice has been named 2016 business of the year by the Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce. “I am …