Lebanon

Looking down the Connecticut River from the new state office building in White River Junction, Vt., on May 29, 2015. (Valley News - Jennifer Hauck)
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Confluence of Activity

Friday, May 29, 2015

White River Junction — For Maci Martin, a 3-year-old whose mother walks with her from White River Junction to a West Lebanon preschool every day, the loud and dusty construction along Route 4 is the only Route 4 she’s ever known. A series of multimillion dollar projects, all packed into a half-mile stretch of roadway that spans the Connecticut River …

Storm Blacks Out Dartmouth

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover — The thunderstorms that rolled through the Upper Valley late Wednesday afternoon knocked out power to the Dartmouth College campus and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for several hours and may have caused as much of $30,000 damage to town of Hanover equipment, officials said. Dartmouth spokeswoman Diana Lawrence said power went out at the main campus at 4:45 p.m. and wasn’t restored until …

Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Graveside committal services for Laura “Loretta” Etta Graf, 77, who died Dec. 1, 2014 will be held next Saturday, June 6, at 2 p.m. in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Royalton, Vt. The Knight Funeral Home in White River Jct., Vt. has been entrusted with arrangements. …

Union Files Complaint Against Co-op

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hanover — A Massachusetts-based union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, alleging management at the Co-op impeded workers’ efforts to unionize. The complaint says that “on about May 6, 2015,” management at the Hanover Co-op Food Store on …

Phyllis P. French

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Phyllis P. French, 89, a resident of Harvest Hill in Lebanon and formerly of Windsor, Vt., passed away Sunday evening, May 10, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. She was born Dec. 4, 1925, in Randolph, Vt., the daughter of Charles B. and …

Joanne E. Welch

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Joanne E. Welch, 78, of Hanover Terrace Home, passed away at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital, on Friday, May 8, 2015. She was born to John E. and Frances Brazier Welch at Heaton Hospital, Montpelier, Vt., on July 1, 1936. She grew up on her parents’ farm in …

Ann D. Johnson

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Ann D. Johnson, 72, passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Arrangements are pending with the Ricker Funeral Home & Crematory of Lebanon. An obituary will be published in a later edition of the Valley News. …

Kevin Scott Kenyon

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Randolph Center, Vt. — Kevin Scott Kenyon, 25, died unexpectedly Saturday, May 9, 2015, as the result of a tragic accident in Braintree, Vt. He was born Sept.16, 1989, in Lebanon, N.H., the son of Brian Kenyon and Nancy (Moniz) Kenyon Richardson. He was home schooled and graduated …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Lebanon Ousted From ‘Best Town’ Contest

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon — Lebanon may be a great place to live, but it’s not the Best Town in America, at least not according to online voters participating in a contest hosted by Outside Magazine. On Friday, Lebanon, one of 64 communities chosen by Outside’s editors to join the competition, …

Phyllis P. French

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Phyllis P. French, 89, a resident of Harvest Hill in Lebanon and formerly of Windsor, Vt., passed away Sunday evening, May 10, 2015, at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon. Arrangements are pending with the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor. The complete obituary will be …

Dartmouth Coach Will Use New Lot

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth Coach can now begin to put its recently purchased Labombard Road parcel to use, following the Planning Board’s approval on Monday night. Under the interim plan, the site will be used to park up to 15 buses, the overflow of up to 75 valet-parked customer …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …