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‘When Everything Is Possible’: Dartmouth Hosts Convocation for Class of 2018

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College welcomed its newest students, the Class of 2018, at its 245th convocation Monday afternoon with remarks from Dartmouth President Phil Hanlon, Provost Carol Dever and Student Assembly President Casey Dennis. Though the college this month dropped out of the top ten in the U.S. News & World Report ranking and continued to draw negative attention in …

Ex-Library In West Leb. Up for Sale

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

West Lebanon — After failing to receive a building permit necessary to convert the former West Lebanon Library to an office and residence, developer David …

Windsor to Hold Traffic Forum

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Windsor — The public is encouraged to bring their ideas — and concerns — on improving bicycle and pedestrian traffic downtown and along Route 5 …

Havenstein Will Face Hassan For Governor

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Concord — Former BAE Systems leader Walt Havenstein will take on incumbent Gov. Maggie Hassan this November after landing a decisive victory against activist and entrepreneur Andrew Hemingway in Tuesday’s Republican primary.  Havenstein had captured 56 percent of …

Brown to Face Shaheen

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Concord — U.S. Senate candidate Scott Brown came away with a decisive win in a three-way Republican primary Tuesday, setting the stage for a highly anticipated showdown with first-term U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H. The two have been …

Garcia Wins GOP Vote for 2nd District Seat

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Concord — Marilinda Garcia resoundingly won the Republican party nomination for Congress in the 2nd District Tuesday night, securing 50 percent of the vote with almost all precincts reporting last night. Former state Sen. Gary Lambert, of Nashua, …

Fire Damages Claremont Restaurant

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Claremont — A fire broke out at the former Dimick’s Restaurant, now Joey’s On The River, on lower Main Street Tuesday night, causing significant damage to the building overlooking the Sugar River west of downtown Claremont. The fire was called in around 8:30 p.m. and heavy flames could …

Local & Regional Briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 10

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Two Health Groups Getting $558,000 To Help Consumers Concord — Two health groups in New Hampshire are getting federal grants totaling nearly $558,000 to help consumers navigate their coverage options under the health care overhaul law. Greater Derry Community Health Services Inc. and Bi-State Primary Care Association, Inc, …

Hanover Discusses Deer Herd

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hanover — A panel of forest and game experts met in Howe Library on Monday night to discuss potential responses to the growing presence of deer, especially near the populated parts of town, where residents say they are …

Well-Regarded Endurance Athlete Chad Denning Dies While Running Appalachian Trail

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

New London — It shouldn’t happen to Superman. That was one somber-faced reaction to the news that spread throughout the area’s running and recreational communities on Monday: Chad Denning, a beloved and seemingly invulnerable endurance athlete from New …

Cumberland Farms Robber Gets 1 Year

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

White River Junction — A 19-year-old Lebanon woman pleaded guilty Monday to robbing the Cumberland Farms in Wilder at knife point last year and was sentenced to one year in prison as part of a plea agreement. In …

Sen. George Aiken’s Wife, Lola, Has Died

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Montpelier — The wife of the late Vermont Sen. George Aiken has died. Lola Aiken was 102. Lola Aiken filled an unusual role as a senate spouse. For many years, she ran her husband’s Washington office, and she …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

SAU 6 Extends School Days To Make Up for Lost Time Claremont — SAU 6 has established the new start and dismissal times for Stevens High School to make up for 10 days lost to the ongoing renovations. Classes at Stevens will begin Wednesday at 7:20 a.m. and …