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Alice Peck Day Affiliation Seen as ‘Inevitable’ End of an Era

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Lebanon — The news Friday that Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital plans to become the latest community hospital in the region to formally affiliate with the Dartmouth-Hitchcock empire was greeted with grief and disappointment from some community members, while others were more optimistic. Whether they feared losing Alice Peck Day’s down-home qualities, including at its birthing department, or thought the move would protect the hospital from falling through the cracks …

Lebanon Hospitals To Affiliate

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Lebanon — Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital will become Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s fifth affiliate, should the state approve the agreement the two institutions expect to file in September. Under the agreement, which was modeled on previous D-H agreements with New London Hospital and Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, the two entities would work over time …

Calling All Quarterbacks: Nine Passers Turn Out for Big Green’s First Practice

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Hanover — It’s long been said that you can’t tell the players without a scorecard. During Dartmouth College’s football practice Wednesday, you couldn’t tell the quarterbacks without one. Less than a year after the Big Green made it through a season with only four signal-callers, it trotted out an astounding nine for the …

Former Dartmouth Player Hit With 80-Game Suspension

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

New York — Atlanta Braves catcher Chris O’Dowd, a son of former Colorado manager Dan O’Dowd, has been suspended for 80 games under baseball’s minor league drug program. The 24-year-old tested positive for Testosterone metabolites of external origin, the commissioner’s office said Wednesday. O’Dowd is hitting .304 with …

Elite Feet Fleet: Enfielders 1-2 at Covered Bridges Half Marathon

Monday, June 8, 2015

Quechee — It was 39 degrees out when Rich Smith woke up on Sunday. So he put on his hat and gloves and took his place at the crowded starting line of the Covered Bridges Half Marathon, at …

Tax Filing Details Top D-H Payouts

Friday, June 5, 2015

Lebanon — The $675,000 severance payment awarded by Dartmouth-Hitchcock during 2013 to a “former senior advisor” to its chief executive barely made a public ripple or financial splash. Nor did the $320,000 “change of control payment” made to a staff physician who had been working as an executive …

Local Roundup: Sunapee Softball All Business in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Sunapee — Opening games for top-ranked teams in state tournaments should be about taking care of business. That would make the Sunapee High girls softball squad a bunch of serious businesswomen. The top-ranked Lakers wasted no time dispatching No. 16 Hinsdale in Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV opener. Rachel …

A Horse’s Best Friend: Canaan’s Ferneau Has Learned a Lot, and Applies It

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Etna — Nathalie Ferneau’s education in horses began long ago, when she found that they don’t always stay where people put them. The lesson unfolded in children’s storybook fashion with the wayward horse who lived next door. The …

Living Longer, But Suffering

Monday, June 1, 2015

The single biggest risk factor for Alzheimer’s is age, said Dr. Robert Santulli, a retired professor of psychiatry at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College and co-author with Kesstan Blandin of The Emotional Journey of the Alzheimer’s Family. The irony of improved health care is that …

O’Malley Joins Presidential Race, Visits Dartmouth College

Monday, June 1, 2015

Hanover — The day after announcing his candidacy for president, former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley hit the road in New Hampshire. At Dartmouth College on Sunday evening, O’Malley, a Democrat, was greeted by a crowd of approximately 75 …

Storm Blacks Out Dartmouth

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover — The thunderstorms that rolled through the Upper Valley late Wednesday afternoon knocked out power to the Dartmouth College campus and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for several hours and may have caused as much of $30,000 damage to town of Hanover equipment, officials said. Dartmouth spokeswoman Diana Lawrence …

D-H Outsources About 340 Jobs

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Lebanon — About 340 employees in the revenue management division of Dartmouth-Hitchcock will soon be working for a unit of Tenet Healthcare Corp., a Dallas-based company with annual revenue of $16 billion a year that operates a national chain of 80 hospitals. The jobs were outsourced “to help …

Dartmouth’s ‘Animal House’ Frat Fights to Keep Residence

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hanover — After Dartmouth College last month cut ties with Alpha Delta Fraternity, the Greek-letter organization is appealing a decision by town officials forbidding it from housing its members at the East Wheelock Street mansion it owns. Hanover …