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Janine Weins interviews a children's book author her bookstore in Lebanon, N.H, in Nov. 1995. Valley News- Geoff Hansen

A Life: Janine Weins, 1940-2015; ‘She Was a Very Brilliant Woman, and She Was Also Very Modest’

Monday, April 20, 2015

Lyme — Janine Weins interviewed her last radio guest, the director of the sleep program at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital, on March 4. “Every living creature needs sleep,” Dr. Adam Sorscher told Weins during the hour-long broadcast. “Everybody listening to this show has this commonality, that they need sleep.” Owls sleep, he said. Geese sleep. Fruit flies sleep. Dolphins doze with one half of the brain at a time. Plants, too, have periods of lessened activity; and even cells may have a snooze now and then, by behavioral definitions of the activity. And unlike other impulses, the urge to close one’s eyes is irresistible. …

Hanover’s OT Work Rewarded

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — With his red hair, goateed chin and stocky build, first-year Hanover High boys lacrosse coach Ryan Gardner bears some resemblance to the comedian Louis C.K. Gardner, but his players weren’t laughing as dusk crept across Merriman-Branch Field on Monday. Not when they’d just surrendered two goals during the fourth quarter’s final …

Business Notes: April 5, 2015

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Claremont — Runnings will open its doors on Tuesday in the former Lowe’s Home Improvement store, which it bought last year about two years after Lowe’s announced it would close. Runnings is a general merchandise chain store with headquarters in the Midwest. Its product line includes clothing, outdoor equipment, lawn and garden, automotive, …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Skiers Grab Four State Crowns in a Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mendon, Vt. — Say this about this year’s Woodstock Union High School skiing program: When the Wasps go out, they apparently go all out. In what may be one of the most complete performances in Vermont Principals Association …

Norwich’s Kearney Keeping A Crown, Clinches Fifth World Cup Moguls Title in a Row

Monday, March 2, 2015

Tazawako, Japan — Hannah Kearney’s moguls skiing career will end with at least one championship. The possibility of a second as well as a world record remain within reach. The Norwich native and 2010 Olympic gold medalist clinched …

School, Town Budget Increases Likely in Lyme

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The Lyme school meeting will take place at Lyme Elementary School at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 5. The Town Meeting will be held at the Lyme Community Gymnasium on Tuesday, March 10, at 9 a.m., with voting …

Lebanon Loses Hockey Game, Earns Moral Victory

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

West Lebanon — By the sounds of the whooping and hollering escaping the locker room door afterward, the Lebanon High girls hockey team accomplished much of what it sought out of Tuesday night’s rematch with neighboring Hanover. Hold down the state’s top forward? Check. Play disciplined defense and …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Answer Cavalier Challenge

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hollis, n.h. — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke believes a third meeting with archrival Lebanon — this time in next week’s NHIAA Division II state tournament — could be in the offing. Both the Marauders and …

Local Roundup: ‘Whitchester’ Girls Win for Coach

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Woodstock — This one’s for the coach. With head coach Dennis Wood out of action due to emergency gall bladder surgery, the Whitcomb-Rochester girls basketball team fought off Craftsbury for a 50-38 victory in the Vermont Division IV quarterfinals on Saturday afternoon at Woodstock Union High School. The …

Anthony “Tony” G. LaBombard

Friday, February 20, 2015

Lyme, N.H. — Anthony “Tony” G. LaBombard passed away peacefully at his home in Lyme on Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015. Tony was born June 24, 1944, to Pauline (Buccellato) and Gerard LaBombard. He was brought up in Lebanon amidst a well known, long established, multi generational and widely …

Local Roundup: Windsor Boys Basketball Continues March Toward Top Seed

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Windsor — The Windsor High boys basketball team is close to locking down the top seed in the Vermont Division III state tournament — and still a long way from it as well. The Jacks continued their march …

Lyme Fire Destroys Historic Cape, Barn Saved

Monday, February 16, 2015

Lyme — A three-alarm fire destroyed a historic cape house on Pinnacle Hill Road Saturday night, beginning near a wood stove in an ell of the building and drawing firefighters from at least nine nearby towns. No one was hurt. The owners, Mark and Martha Tecca, found smoke …

Wilbur Fisk McLean, Jr.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Lebanon, N.H. — Wilbur F. McLean, Jr. died on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Harvest Hill, Lebanon. He was born on Oct. 13, 1918, in Duluth, Minn. to Marjorie Morrow McLean and Wilbur F. McLean, Sr. just as the Spanish flu reached its zenith and the Cloquet-Moose Lake …