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Richard (Dick) Sheldon, former Dartmouth College professor of Russian, pals around with students during a study abroad trip to Saint Petersburg in 1991. Sheldon, who died last February, led several student trips abroad during his 36 years with the Dartmouth Russian department. (Family photograph)

A Life: Dick Sheldon, 1932-2014; ‘We All Fell for Him Instantly’

Monday, January 26, 2015

Hanover — When a student fell ill during a study-abroad trip to St. Petersburg, Russia — then Leningrad, U.S.S.R. — Dick Sheldon, then a Dartmouth College professor of Russian, brought her a bowl of chicken soup. The simplicity of the gesture belied the difficulty of obtaining the bowl, the spoon and the soup toward the end of the Soviet era …

Local Roundup: Pogue Sixth at NHCS Nordic Race

Monday, January 26, 2015

Whitefield, n.h. — There are certain allowances that have to be made when gathering hundreds of cross country skiers in one location, such as what happened on Saturday at the first of two New Hampshire Coaches Series high school races of the winter. For one, Lebanon coach Les Lawrence noted, the competitors don’t line up in a mass start, as might happen in …

Dartmouth Men Rally to Shock Mighty Harvard

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boston — Trailing by 14 points early in the second half, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team went on a 26-2 run to rally for a stunning 70-61 victory over host and four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard on Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. The victory gave Dartmouth (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) its first …

Crimson Bounces Big Green

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College guard Kevin Crescenzi committed his fourth personal foul with two minutes remaining in Saturday night’s Ivy League men’s basketball opener between the Big Green and visiting Harvard. His team clearly headed for defeat and …

Dartmouth: 64 Students Cheated

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College has charged 64 students, many of them varsity athletes, with honor code violations following allegations of widespread cheating in a sports ethics class. Department of Religion Chairman Randall Balmer, who in November accused some of his students of misrepresenting their class attendance, said that …

Hanover Police Back Off Drinking Arrests

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Hanover — Police Chief Charlie Dennis says his department will no longer intervene when intoxicated students are transported from the Dartmouth College infirmary to the hospital, a partial reversal of a long-controversial policy of following ambulance calls that has landed many students in court or in diversion programs. …

BC Flies Away Late

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Hanover — The door to the Dartmouth College locker room swung open late Saturday night, revealing a silent scene inside. Big Green coach Bob Gaudet and assistants Dave Lassonde and John Rose walked out, and the door hung …

Big Green Comes Up Big in Tourney

Saturday, January 3, 2015

Hanover — Ever the optimist, Dartmouth College men’s hockey coach Bob Gaudet loves to proclaim that his team has played “in a great college hockey game.” Sometimes they are and sometimes they’re not quite, but Friday’s clash with …

Transitioning to Normalcy: N.H. Doctor Details Horrors of Ebola Epidemic

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New London — A medical school professor and public health official who spent 25 days training caregivers in Sierra Leone, near ground zero of the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, returned with harrowing accounts of a “viscerally …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Girls Basketball Closes Strong at Tourney

Monday, December 29, 2014

Manchester — The inside-outside combination of Kendra MacDonald and Vanessa Fleury helped send the Lebanon High girls basketball team home from the three-day Manchester Central Holiday Tournament on Sunday with a 60-49 win over Manchester Memorial, the undefeated …

Systems to Track Prescription Medicines Said to Need Improvement

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Lebanon — Legal and technical constraints have hampered efforts to develop and connect what some doctors and police view as a key tool in the local response to the nationwide opioid epidemic: the electronic systems that monitor prescriptions …

He’s Making a List: Tuck Professor Highlights Best, Worst CEOs of the Year

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Hanover — What do Dick Costolo of Twitter, Eddie Lampert of Sears Holdings, Philip Clarke of Tesco, Dov Charney of American Apparel and Ricardo Salgado of Banco Espirito Santo, have in common? They’re all corporate chieftains, right? Well, …

Women’s Basketball: Big Green Pulls Away From Loyola in OT

Sunday, December 21, 2014

Hanover — Junior Lakin Roland and sophomore Fanni Szabo combined for 42 points as the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team defeated Loyola University Chicago, 70-58, in overtime on Saturday afternoon at Leede Arena. Dartmouth (6-5) snapped a four-game losing streak after playing the last four games away from …