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Union, Dartmouth Agree to Contract

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Hanover — Union representatives at Dartmouth College have finalized a contract that secures 2 percent raises this year and next — along with other added benefits — for service employees and campus safety officers. Though the two-year agreement has not yet been signed, it has been approved, 198-26, by members of the Service Employees International Union, Local 560 President Earl Sweet said. The contract will cover about 440 workers in …

Local Roundup: Lebanon Boys Soccer Downs Souhegan

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Lebanon — And down go the champs. The Lebanon boys soccer team defended their home field against reigning New Hampshire Division II state champion Souhegan on Tuesday afternoon, beating the Sabers 1-0 in double overtime. The game-winner came in the 94th minute of action and was set up when Nate Gariepy pressured a …

Pataki Pitches Over Pizza

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Lebanon — Republican presidential hopeful and former New York Gov. George Pataki made his pitch to a small group of city residents on Monday over a couple slices at Village Pizza on Lebanon’s pedestrian mall. Pataki, who is struggling to make a dent in the polls amidst a sea of Republicans vying for …

Local Roundup: Big Green Women’s Soccer Routs Catamounts

Monday, September 14, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s soccer team rode a five-goal explosion over a 17-minute stretch of the second half to rout Vermont, 6-0, on Sunday in the Big Green’s home opener at Burnham Field. Senior Lucille Kozlov and juniors Meredith Gurnee and Jessica Lukas each provided two …

Kickoff Is a Blastoff: Dartmouth Debuts Varsity Women’s Rugby

Monday, September 14, 2015

Hanover — The women’s college rugby scene is changing almost by the month, and that trend was evident Sunday when Dartmouth hosted Pennsylvania during the Big Green’s inaugural varsity match. The hosts’ 77-5 victory at Brophy Field came …

D-H Merger Puts Strain on Harvest Hill

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Lebanon — The pending absorption of Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital into the sprawling medical care system operated by Dartmouth-Hitchcock will leave a nonprofit owner of housing for affluent Upper Valley seniors standing on its own in an …

W. Lebanon Project Set To Kick Off

Friday, September 11, 2015

West Lebanon — Developer David Clem continues to focus on maintaining open space for public recreation and welcoming entrepreneurs in the life sciences as he prepares to break ground on the 38-acre mixed-use development in West Lebanon known …

Dartmouth Expert Helped Analyze Fossils

Friday, September 11, 2015

Hanover — As scientists in South Africa proclaim the discovery of a new — or very old — human ancestor, a Dartmouth College professor who helped analyze the underground trove of bones says the breakthrough symbolizes new vigor …

Caught in a Line Change: New Blockers Crack Big Green’s Lineup

Friday, September 11, 2015

Hanover — The Ivy League’s best football player is arguably Dartmouth College quarterback Dalyn Williams, a precision passer and escape artist who’s set to again dazzle Memorial Field crowds this fall. The senior signal-caller can’t work his magic, …

Former Dartmouth Hockey Star Retires

Friday, September 11, 2015

Calgary, Alberta — After 14 years in a Canadian national team jersey that netted three Olympic gold medals and three IIHF world championships, former Dartmouth College forward Gillian Apps on Thursday announced her retirement from international women’s ice hockey. Hockey Canada released the news of Apps’ decision along …

Women on Wheels: Female Cyclists Hit the Road With New Club

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Hanover — Whether for competitive training or purely leisure, female cyclists in the Upper Valley now have an outlet all their own. Founded last year, the Upper Valley Women’s Cycling Club was created in part to develop a …

Innovation Officer At D-H Resigns

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Lebanon — The executive in charge of digitalizing and networking the medical records system and other information management technologies at Dartmouth-Hitchcock has “left ... to pursue other opportunities,” according to Rick Adams, a D-H spokesman. Adams confirmed the departure of Terry Carroll, D-H’s chief innovation officer, but declined …

Meet the Upper Valley’s Leader of the Trails

Sunday, September 6, 2015

West Lebanon — Former Hanover High and Richmond Middle School science teacher Ron Bailey has been retired from the Dresden School District for more than 25 years, yet the octogenarian’s career in trail work and stewardship continues to …