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Dartmouth Receives Cystic Fibrosis Grant

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Hanover — A grant secured by medical researchers at Dartmouth College will fund new treatments for cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening genetic disorder that damages the lungs and digestive system. Dartmouth College last month announced a $30 million gift allowing the formation of three new academic research groups, or clusters, rounding out a planned set of 10. One of those clusters, encompassing an existing group of 24 faculty and more than …

APD Works to Revaccinate Children After Mishandling Doses

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Lebanon — Upper Valley parents and health care providers continue to respond to the refrigeration lapses that compromised vaccines and prompted a revaccination program for more than 800 young patients at Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital. The vaccine problems were announced in letters to parents of children who had received care at the hospital’s Robert A. Mesropian Center for Community Care. The letters, …

Local Roundup: Woodsville’s Bemis Scores 1,000th Point

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Wells River, Vt. — Waste not, want not. Efficiency was the name of the game for the Woodsville High boys basketball team in a 70-41 victory over visiting Blue Mountain on Monday night as the Engineers steamrolled to a big early lead and senior Jaret Bemis crossed the career 1,000-point barrier. Bemis, averaging …

Roaring 20s Series: Dartmouth Junior Kimberly Mei Finds Volunteering Is ‘Good for the Soul’

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Earlier this month, Dartmouth College junior Kimberly Mei was wondering how to observe her 21st birthday. She would celebrate on the weekend, but her actual birthday fell on a weeknight and she had class until 10 p.m. “I …

Big Green Men Can’t Hold Lead

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Hanover — Crashing back to earth with a double thud this weekend, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team hit the deck hard during a Friday setback against Columbia, then endured the equivalent of whiplash Saturday with a come-from-ahead 77-73 loss to Cornell. Any momentum gained the previous weekend …

Sudden Slide: Big Green’s Big Lead Slips Away Against No. 1 Bobcats

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Hanover — Chants of “Overrated!” rang out from the Dartmouth College student section early in the third period of Friday’s men’s hockey game between the hosts and top-ranked Quinnipiac. The Big Green led by three goals and life …

High Q Rating: Nation’s No. 1 Team Invades Thompson Tonight

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Hanover — The upcoming weekend is a big one for the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team and, no, we’re not referring to the annual avalanche of tennis balls hurled upon the Thompson Arena ice following the first goal …

As Primary Nears, Dartmouth Students Consider Candidates

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Hanover — With less than two weeks to go before New Hampshire’s political primaries on Feb. 9, campaigning is ramping up at Dartmouth College as Democratic front-runners Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton compete for votes in the Upper …

Local Roundup: SoRo Boys Survive Raptors

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Orford — The South Royalton School boys basketball program hasn’t enjoyed season-long success in a while, and coach Pete Howe’s biggest tasks remains teaching his Royals how to handle success. Nights like Monday won’t hurt Howe’s efforts. Four players contributed to a 7-for-10 stretch from the foul line …

Local Roundup: Windsor, Oxbow Athletes Win at Vt. Weight Throw

Monday, January 25, 2016

St. Johnsbury, Vt. — Windsor’s Katey Comstock and Oxbow’s Jake Senecal gave their respective indoor track and field teams a head-start on the state championship trail by winning the inaugural Vermont weight throwing championship on Saturday at St. …

Dartmouth to Host Nepal Aid Summit

Monday, January 25, 2016

Hanover — Dartmouth College will host a summit next month on the rebuilding of Nepal after a devastating earthquake last year that killed and displaced thousands. From Feb. 18 to 20, scholars, aid providers, doctors and photographers will …

New Life at GW: Dartmouth Grad Continues Hoop Career

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Washington — Alex Mitola arrived at George Washington University last summer with a dead-eye shooting stroke and panoramic court vision. He also carried with him an Ivy League diploma. Mitola transferred from Dartmouth with one season of eligibility …

Big Green Pulls Big Upset Against Harvard

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Hanover — It’s been a long time since police officers were deployed to prevent Dartmouth College students from potentially storming the Leede Arena court after a basketball game. That was part of the scene, however, after the Big …