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 Jack O’Toole, co-founder of Lebanon-based FreshAir Sensor, “perked up” the ears of AOL founder Steve Case after he disclosed how much cash flow the maker of a cigarette smoke detector device would generate if it hits certain sales targets. FreshAir won the $100,000 investment from Case. Courtesy photograph

Lebanon Startup Cleans Up in Contest

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Manchester, n.h. — “C’mon, everyone let’s give it up!” Jamie Coughlin is working the audience like the warm-up act before the taping of a TV show. He’s dressed in the tech entrepreneur’s uniform of black jeans and open collar shirt, extends his arms like he’s leading a revival meeting, and smiles at the swell of enthusiasm. Coughlin, the director of …

Big Green Toasts Quakers

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Philadelphia — Hunched in the front row of Franklin Field’s upper deck Saturday, a damp group of University of Pennsylvania students had seen enough with five minutes remaining in the first half against Dartmouth. Although their school’s longstanding tradition of tossing toast from the stands isn’t supposed to occur until the end of …

Dartmouth Backup QB a World Traveler

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Hanover — Milling about at the north end of Memorial Field, the Dartmouth College football linemen were ready to butt heads Wednesday when line coach Keith Clark realized something was missing. Or rather, someone. A quarterback was needed to catch the center’s shotgun snap and act as a pass-rushing target. It’s a bottom-of-the-barrel …

Controversial Hire Won’t Serve as Dartmouth’s Native American Program Director

Friday, October 2, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College officials said Thursday that the school’s new Native American Program director has left that position in response to controversy over her representation of her ancestry and tribal affiliation. “Susan Taffe Reed will no longer …

Dartmouth Fraternity Files Appeal in Hanover Zoning Case

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Hanover — Alpha Delta, the former Dartmouth College fraternity, has appealed a ruling by the Hanover Zoning Board of Adjustment that keeps members from living in their house on East Wheelock Street. After losing its ties with the college over revelations that 11 members had branded themselves with …

Vt. Poet, Dartmouth Mathematics Grad Named ‘Genius’ Fellows

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

A Cabot, Vt., poet who pushes boundaries in teaching and in verse. A 2003 Dartmouth College graduate whose research has clarified the intersection of intellectual property and innovation in health care . The poet, Ellen Bryant Voigt, and …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Girls Show Their Progression Against Tigers

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sunapee — Strong teams improve the little things as a season goes on and that’s just what the Sunapee girls soccer team is doing. The Lakers beat visiting Newport 6-1 in the rain on Tuesday afternoon. The win …

Dartmouth Outlines Fix for Geisel Deficit

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Hanover — The top leaders of Dartmouth College used a town hall meeting Monday to unveil a reorganization “framework” for the Geisel School of Medicine that they said would reduce — but not eliminate — an annual structural deficit ranging from $26 million to $28 million. An audience …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Men’s, Women’s Golf Claim Tourneys

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Quechee — The Dartmouth College men’s golf team began the second and final round of the Quechee Collegiate Challenge with a five-stroke lead, and made the lead hold up on Sunday despite a hard-charging Rhode Island team, winning the tournament at a collective 2-over-par 578. Big Green freshman …

D-H Threatens Suit Over Vt. Medicaid Payments

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock has threatened to sue the state of Vermont for using what it regards as a discriminatory payment schedule and denying the large medical care network millions of dollars in compensation for care for low-income people covered by a state-federal health insurance program. The rate at …

Pitching River Park: Developer Makes His Case for West Lebanon Life-Sciences Research Center

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Hanover — High-tech entrepreneurs tend to cluster in locations where there is a large supply of highly educated scientists and researchers: Research Triangle Park in North Carolina, Cambridge, Mass., and Silicon Valley in California. Those places have among …

Total Eclipse: Big Green Leaves Pioneers in the Dark

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Hanover — Astronomy fans get to enjoy a lunar eclipse tonight. Saturday, under that same hanging orb, a shorthanded Dartmouth College football team obliterated Sacred Heart, 49-7, hanging 35 points and 403 yards of offense on the woeful …

IMHO: ‘Slatts’ Deserves Name on Dartmouth Press Box

Saturday, September 26, 2015

I could probably find a piece of suitable pine among the scraps in my wood shop. It wouldn’t require anything huge, maybe the size of a sheet of copy paper. I could etch the message in the surface, …