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Rachel Horner-Richardson, 10, of Cornish, N.H., looks through youth fiction titles during the Five Colleges Book Sale at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, N.H., on April 19, 2014. "She likes the Baby-sitter's Club," said Deborah Horner-Richardson, Rachel's mother, referring to the popular book series. (Valley News - Will Parson)

Five-Colleges Book Sale Sets Attendance Mark

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Lebanon — About halfway through Day One of the annual Five-Colleges Book Sale Saturday, book dealers Frank and Sue O’Brien were whittling through large stacks of books that they had plucked from tables around Lebanon High School, choosing which ones to buy and then sell through their online business. The couple, who had driven up from Westfield, Mass., for their …

A Timeless Passion: Age Means Nothing to These Hanover Marathoners

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Mike Gonnerman blames The Washington Post. His wife, Betsy, blames herself. Living and working in the nation’s capital at the time, Mike Gonnerman read an author’s account in the Post of running in the Marine Corps Marathon in 1976. The writer seemed pleased with himself, even though he didn’t complete the …

Dartmouth Raises Pay 1.5%

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Hanover — Non-temporary Dartmouth College staff hired on or before March 1 will receive a 1.5 percent pay raise to their base pay for the coming fiscal year, according to an announcement distributed to employees. “Present financial constraints, and the economy as a whole, have resulted in a lower increase than last year,” said the announcement, signed by Lynn Baker, the college’s interim …

A Home for Students Who Served: Group Looks to Buy House For Vets Who Attend Dartmouth

Monday, March 31, 2014

Hanover — Military veterans could choose to live with former comrades-in-arms while attending Dartmouth College under a nonprofit group’s plan to buy a house for them to rent less than a mile from campus. With an anonymous pledge …

Dartmouth Cavalry Boys’ Ludicrous, Thrilling Civil War Exploits

Sunday, March 30, 2014

No frolic so slight ever won such glowing praise as the service of the Dartmouth Cavalry during the Civil War. Writers lauded these college men on horseback even for what they didn’t do. On class day at graduation …

Tuck in Transition: Longtime Dean Danos Announces Retirement Plans

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hanover — When Paul Danos was recruited in 1995 to be its dean, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth was losing its luster at a time when revolutionary changes were emerging in business and finance. “Tuck dropped …

Undefeated Cornell Steamrolls Dartmouth Lacrosse

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Hanover — Early in Saturday’s Ivy League men’s lacrosse game between Dartmouth and Cornell, a group of rowdy fraternity brothers filed into Scully-Fahey Field, taunting the No. 2 Big Red as they filed along the bleachers’ bottom row. …

Rape Trial Ends in Acquittal

Friday, March 28, 2014

North Haverhill — The foreman of the jury that found Parker C. Gilbert not guilty of sexually assaulting a Dartmouth College classmate said jurors were not swayed by the accuser’s account, which they found implausible. Rick Rogers, of …

Rape Trial Deliberations Begin

Thursday, March 27, 2014

UPDATE: The jury reached a verdict Thursday afternoon. Read more at this link. ∎ North Haverhill — The jury began deliberations late Wednesday afternoon in the trial of Parker C. Gilbert, the former Dartmouth College student accused of …

This Is Spring? Weather Forces High School Teams to Improvise

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

The calendar says spring; the schedule says play ball. Mother Nature says fat chance. Welcome to the spring sports season in the Upper Valley — if you can call it that. Area teams on both sides of the …

2 Charges Dismissed at Rape Trial

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

North Haverhill — A judge has dismissed two of the seven felony charges against the former Dartmouth College student charged with raping a fellow student last spring. After prosecutors had concluded their case on Tuesday, the defense team made a motion to have all the charges against Parker …

Holly Holy

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Manager Kim DeLong prunes a holy basil plant, considered sacred in India, in the Murdough Greenhouses in Dartmouth College’s Life Sciences Building in Hanover on Monday. Valley News — Sarah Priestap …