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Riverfest Hits Choppy Water

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Once again, weather conditions are wreaking havoc on the Ledyard Canoe Club’s Riverfest plans. For the second straight year, the paddlers club of Dartmouth College has canceled its triathlon intended to help kick off a weekend of festivities culminating in Sunday’s popular Mascoma River Slalom in Lebanon. Instead of the traditional first-leg discipline of swimming, the triathlon was to include a canoeing segment on the Connecticut River on Friday to …

Local & Regional Briefs for Tuesday, April 15

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

West Lebanon Plazas Warned of Potential Flooding West Lebanon — Fire officials are alerting merchants, particularly those in the Upper Valley and Kmart plazas, of possible flooding this week. Due to snowmelt and predicted rainfall, the Connecticut River is expected to crest at 24.4 feet in West Lebanon early Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service. The flood stage of the river is …

Big Green Shows Some Grit, Takes Three of Four

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College baseball team passed a substantial gut check Sunday, displaying the necessary intestinal fortitude to tighten the Ivy League’s Rolfe Division race. After sweeping visiting Yale in a Saturday doubleheader, the Big Green fell, 6-0, in Sunday’s opener. The Bulldogs’ division lead was back to two games and would …

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 …

Nurse Gives Testimony at Rape Trial

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

North Haverhill — The nurse who examined the Dartmouth College student who alleges she was raped by a classmate last May testified on Monday about the results of the evaluation. Monday was the sixth day of the trial of former Dartmouth student Parker C. Gilbert, who is charged …

Gauthier Hit Pushes Big Green

Monday, March 24, 2014

Lawrence, Kan. — Sophomore Adam Gauthier stroked a two-out single in the 10th inning to score junior Bo Patterson from second base, sending the visiting Dartmouth College baseball team to a 3-2 victory over No. 18 Kansas on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark. Tied at two entering the 10th, …

Detective Testifies At Rape Trial

Saturday, March 22, 2014

North Haverhill — A Hanover police detective testified Friday that the Dartmouth College student who alleges she was raped by a classmate told police when interviewed that she wasn’t “forceful” with verbal protests during the alleged assault. On the trial’s fifth day, Hanover Police Capt. Frank Moran was …

Kearney Wins 4th Straight World Cup Title

Saturday, March 22, 2014

La Plagne, France — The tightest World Cup moguls campaign of her career ended in championship fashion for Norwich’s Hannah Kearney in the French Alps on Friday. Nursing a five-point lead on her sole rival for season discipline …

CCBA Takes Triathlons Under the Roof

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Training for triathlons can be difficult in the Upper Valley during wintertime. Thanks to the Carter Community Building Association, it was a bit less of a challenge this year. The CCBA hosted its first Indoor Triathlon Series, drawing …

Accuser Testifies at Rape Trial

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

North Haverhill — The former Dartmouth College student who alleges she was raped in a dorm room last spring testified Tuesday that she vomited after seeing her alleged attacker a few days after the incident. Meanwhile, the defense …

Campus Rape Trial Underway: Jury Begins With Visit to Dartmouth Dorm

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

North Haverhill — The trial of the former Dartmouth College rugby player charged with raping a female student began with jurors visiting the Hanover dormitory where the incident allegedly occurred last May. Parker C. Gilbert has been charged …