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When planning to build her new home on Ledyard Lane in Hanover, N.H., Jolin Kish allowed space for not only herself and her children, an apartment above the garage for her mother, and living space for her divorced father, as well as space for her grandmother. Responding to complaints from neighbors about the home's size, she said that the building may seem big, but it is meant to hold essentially four separate households. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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The House That Perseverance Built: Despite Neighbors’ Protests, Hanover Woman’s Home Nears Completion

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Hanover — For more than a decade, Hanover landlord Jolin Kish has had her eye on a certain plot of land. It occupies the end of a quiet, shaded cul-de-sac overlooking downtown Hanover, where the chimes of the Baker Library bell tower ring across town to mark the hours. Small family homes stand at a respectful distance, shielded from one …

Big Green’s Tie Feels Like a Victory

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Ann Arbor, Mich. — There may not have been a more victorious tie in Dartmouth College men’s hockey history than the 1-1 draw it produced at Michigan’s Yost Ice Arena on Saturday. A day after being walloped, 7-0, by the No. 12 team in the country, the Big Green tossed goaltender Devin Buffalo …

Already Back to Work: No Rest for Victorious Big Green Coach

Friday, November 27, 2015

Hanover — There’s no rest for the weary. Or the relentless. Dartmouth College football coach Buddy Teevens qualifies on both counts these days. Teevens, whose team captured a share of the Ivy League title last weekend for the first time in 19 years, should be sitting with his feet up and enjoying the …

Blue Friday: Wolverines Make It a Glum Night for Big Green

Friday, November 27, 2015

Ann Arbor, Mich. — Late in the third period of Friday’s nonconference men’s hockey game between visiting Dartmouth College and Michigan, many fans in the sellout crowd of 5,800 at Yost Ice Arena began to chant. “Beat O-HI-O!” …

Dartmouth Faculty Signs Letter

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hanover — More than 120 members of Dartmouth College’s faculty and staff have signed a letter expressing support for Dartmouth students, especially students of color, who are leading discussions about racism and inequality at the college. The Nov. 23 letter from faculty and staff came the same day …

Local Roundup: Big Green Well Represented on All-Ivy Football Teams

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hanover — The 20th-ranked Dartmouth football team was well represented on the All-Ivy League teams that were announced Tuesday by the conference office. No less than 17 Big Green players earned a total of 18 honors, eight on …

Hanlon Addresses Library Protest

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon, in a community-wide email Monday, condemned reports of aggressive tactics during a Black Lives Matter protest earlier this month, calling that behavior “antithetical” to the college’s values. As a crowd of students marched through Baker-Berry Library to protest social injustice on …

Residents Consider Energy as Companies Compete

Monday, November 23, 2015

Hanover — As the New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission considers applications from two competing utilities vying to provide natural gas to customers in Lebanon and Hanover, a group of concerned Upper Valley residents has come together to draw attention to the need for community involvement in decisions that …

Startup Gets $1.4 Million From NIH

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Lebanon — A Dartmouth College-affiliated start up firm that has developed imaging technology to provide a live visualization of radiation therapy while it is being administered to a patient has received $1.4 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health that will allow the technology to proceed …

A Special Win for This Fan

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Hanover — David Lavoie had a mission when he finally made it to the field: find Buddy Teevens. It was a lot harder than it might seem. Everyone — fans, family and friends — were all invited on …

Back on Top: Dartmouth Claims Slice of Ivy League Title

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Hanover — Victor Williams cried quietly, tears slipping down his cheeks. Dave Morrison bawled like a baby in Eric Wickham’s embrace. Dalyn Williams signed autographs and posed for selfies with awestruck children. Around them on the midst of …

One Game to End a Long Drought: Dartmouth Hosts Tigers With Ivy Title at Stake

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Hanover — The one that got away has strayed back into reach for the Dartmouth College football team. The Big Green’s Ivy League loss at Harvard three weeks ago seemed likely to doom its hopes for an Ancient Eight crown. There was a quiet resignation among many fans …

Perfect Timing: Dartmouth Men’s Soccer Advances in NCAAs on Late OT Goal

Friday, November 20, 2015

Hanover — The ball had barely settled in the back of the net Thursday night when the first Dartmouth College men’s soccer fan vaulted the Burnham Field bleachers railing and landed on the soaked turf with a thud. …