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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 …

Well Fails to Appease in Hanover

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Hanover — Residents whose well is contaminated with chemicals from Dartmouth College’s former dump site at the Rennie Farm say they are dissatisfied with the school’s handling of the situation. This fall, an underground plume was found to have seeped from the Rennie Farm, a former burial ground …

Hood Museum Set to Expand

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Hanover — Dartmouth College has unveiled plans and sketches for the upcoming $50 million renovation of the Hood Museum of Art, a project that administrators say will increase the museum’s capabilities and give it a greater presence on …

Crimson Wears Out Big Green

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s women’s basketball players and coaches would like to believe their team features four legitimate scorers, even without guard Fanni Szabo. The Big Green, however, have to prove it against Ivy League foes. Szabo, a …

State Finds Violations at Mt. Ascutney

Friday, January 8, 2016

Windsor — A recent surprise inspection by the state found that Mt. Ascutney Hospital didn’t take adequate measures to prevent a terminal cancer patient from falling six times in six weeks and failed to respond to another dying patient’s request to limit treatment to comfort measures. The Dec. …

Local Roundup: Mascoma Boys Bag First Win

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

West Canaan — A 21-point eruption in the fourth quarter got the monkey off the Mascoma High boys basketball team’s back on Tuesday night, lifting the Royals to their first victory of the season in a 53-44 defeat …

Local Roundup: Whitcomb-Rochester’s LaPerle Good for a Grand

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Bethel — Whitcomb-Rochester’s cooperative girls basketball program decided to change the venue of Monday’s game with Websterville Baptist from Rochester High to Whitcomb High for a reason. Hornet senior Lindsey LaPerle, a Whitcomb student, was five points away …

Warrior Whitewash: Big Green Blanks Merrimack, Wins Tourney

Monday, January 4, 2016

Hanover — Back on track? Only time will tell, but the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team showed signs of rebounding from a slow start to the season with Sunday’s 3-0 defeat of Merrimack in the final game of …

Green’s Loss is Bryant’s Gain

Friday, January 1, 2016

Hanover — Had things turned out differently, Shane McLaughlin might have starred for the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team Thursday. Instead, the senior torched the Big Green for 26 points, six rebounds and five assists while leading visiting …

From Cantore Profile to Lebanon Time Capsule: Our Top 20 Web Stories of 2015

Thursday, December 31, 2015

West Lebanon — Not too long ago, identifying the year’s most significant news stories went something like this: A group of editors would get together, review the big events and major investigations of the past 12 months, and …

Dartmouth Digs New Water Well

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s latest response to a chemical plume leaking from a former burial ground for laboratory animals includes the digging of a new water source for nearby residents whose well tested positive for a known carcinogen. In September, a private well serving the house at 9 …