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Kenyon: After being abused as a child, Hanover High graduate fights back
06-19-2023 10:22 AM

By JIM KENYON

The choice was hers.Sanna McAuliffe could have the three-page victim impact statement that she’d written entered into the court record and left it at that. She could have someone else — a family member or an attorney — read it on her behalf as she sat...


Kenyon: The working class
06-12-2023 2:09 PM

By JIM KENYON

After this upcoming Friday, school will be out for the summer in Hanover and Norwich. For students, that is.Teachers and educational assistants have been told by their bosses that they need to continue working for another week or so. Never mind that...


Kenyon: Red flags escaped notice before financial allegations at Listen
05-22-2023 7:25 PM

By JIM KENYON

For almost a decade, Kyle Fisher was able to keep his money troubles hidden in plain sight.By 2014 — two years before he was selected to head Listen Community Services — Fisher had amassed $40,000 in credit card debt. His car was repossessed. He owed...


A Life: Peter Giese: ‘If he could help, he would'
05-15-2023 4:57 PM

By JIM KENYON

ENFIELD — During his 27 years as the town’s police chief, Peter Giese took mentoring Enfield officers to a new level. He made sure they dotted every I and crossed all Ts — literally.Giese checked officers’ investigative reports and court affidavits...


Kenyon: West Lebanon man suffers unfortunate setback
05-13-2023 9:00 PM

By JIM KENYON

By all accounts, Daniel Diaz, at age 29, was getting his life together. He’d stopped drinking. He joined a church. He moved into a new apartment in West Lebanon.Then came the accident.On a dark January night with temperatures in the low 30s, Diaz was...


Kenyon: A stale decision at King Arthur
05-08-2023 8:54 PM

By JIM KENYON

As delectable as the fresh breads and sweets are that come from the ovens at King Arthur Baking in Norwich, the company’s never-ending campaign to aggrandize its work environment is still hard to stomach.A few samples from King Arthur’s website:“Our...


Jim Kenyon: Dog daze in Hartland
05-04-2023 6:18 PM

By JIM KENYON

It’s been public knowledge for a while that Hartland Town Manager Dave Ormiston and Town Clerk Brian Stroffolino aren’t exactly office pals.But who knew their working relationship had gone to the dogs? Or precisely, Stroffolino’s dog.Their feud...


Kenyon: Underpaid at Gifford
04-23-2023 4:28 AM

By JIM KENYON

In late December, two longtime respiratory therapists at Gifford Medical Center in Randolph discovered an unexpected bonanza — roughly $100,000 each — in their final paychecks of 2022.Until last year, Timothy Flanagan and David Gehlbach were unaware...


Jim Kenyon: Digging his way up
04-16-2023 6:15 AM

By JIM KENYON

On paper, Ben Goodwin doesn’t seem like a safe bet as a new employee. He’s been in and out of jail since he was a teenager. Until about four years ago, he was losing the battle of substance use.And as I wrote in a recent column, Goodwin is also...


Jim Kenyon: DHMC ends hard line on soft drinks
04-10-2023 2:01 PM

By JIM KENYON

Coke or Pepsi? Then again perhaps Mountain Dew is your soft drink of choice. And there’s always an oldie but goodie like Orange Crush.Compared to just a few years ago, it’s a whole lot easier now for employees, patients and visitors at...


Jim Kenyon: Not a lot of simple answers to homelessness 
03-26-2023 1:32 AM

By JIM KENYON

Almost a year ago, David backed his 30-year-old travel trailer into the corner of a large vacant lot behind a fast-food restaurant on Route 12A in West Lebanon.He’s lived there ever since.Compared to other homeless people living in the Upper Valley,...


Jim Kenyon: Norwich group stands up for the upper crust
03-11-2023 9:52 PM

By JIM KENYON

The names Manu Tesone and Omer Trajman didn’t appear on Norwich’s Town Meeting ballot, but their fingerprints were all over Tuesday’s outcomes.Tesone and Trajman are the founders — and pied pipers — of a group called Stand Up For Norwich formed last...


Town Meeting: Longtime Norwich town clerk retiring after 30 years
03-07-2023 8:18 PM

By JIM KENYON

For nearly 30 years, Norwich Town Clerk Bonnie Munday has issued dog licenses, recorded property transactions, handled election preparations and performed the other daily duties that come with the high-profile public office.As Munday, 65, heads into...


Jim Kenyon: Prosecutor rightly abandons case
03-04-2023 8:40 PM

By JIM KENYON

Less than 24 hours before Friday morning’s court hearing to restart criminal proceedings against Scott Traudt for allegedly assaulting a Lebanon police officer in 2007, Grafton County Attorney Marcie Hornick ended the charade.It was the right...


Jim Kenyon: Time for DHMC nurses to get organized?
03-02-2023 1:45 PM

By JIM KENYON

On two occasions in the last 15 years, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center nurses have initiated union drives only to see the efforts fizzle out.Will this time be different? A group of DHMC nurses are working behind the scenes to convince their...


Jim Kenyon: Long road to reversal for man convicted of assaulting Lebanon cops
01-14-2023 6:12 PM

By JIM KENYON

After more than 14 years of legal wrangling to erase his conviction for assaulting a Lebanon police officer during a late-night traffic stop, Scott Traudt can finally claim victory.In an 18-page ruling released Jan. 3, Grafton County Superior Court...


Jim Kenyon: Store manager accuses Hanover Co-op of racial discrimination
05-22-2022 1:06 AM

By JIM KENYON

When the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society announced it was looking for a new chief executive, Doren Hall was eager to apply.The opportunity to oversee the Co-op’s four grocery stores, two automotive service centers and a commercial kitchen was a...


Jim Kenyon: Claremont thrift store offers a little help to cancer patients going a long way
02-27-2022 8:26 AM

By JIM KENYON

When her best friend — in her late 20s, married with three children — was battling cancer, Johanna Stone searched for a way to help.What did Stone come up with? Yard sales.Stone set about raising a few dollars at a time to ease the financial burdens...


Jim Kenyon: Nonprofit Listen adds spendy boutique to Lebanon thrift store
01-25-2022 4:34 PM

By JIM KENYON

A thousand bucks for a coat? (Granted, it’s 100% cashmere.) What about $250 for a designer winter jacket with a faux fur collar? And $100 for a chic blazer that looks like it could belong in Nancy Pelosi’s work wardrobe? Welcome to Listen Boutique,...


Jim Kenyon: Charlestown prosecutor running up charges against police provocateur
01-09-2022 7:18 AM

By JIM KENYON

When a police officer uses his immense powers to make an unmerited arrest, it’s the job of a prosecutor to — at the very least — use her own discretion. Call it righting a wrong.Unfortunately, Charlestown prosecutor Jessica Hodgman either lacks the...

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