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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 …

D-H Wins Award for Spine Research

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Lebanon — A team of Dartmouth-Hitchcock employees, including the health system’s CEO, has received the top honor in orthopaedics for a landmark clinical trial that studies the effectiveness of the most common spine surgeries, according to a news release. The award announced in New Orleans on Wednesday went …

Big Green Runs to NCAA Meet

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Hanover — You’ll have to excuse Barry Harwick if he seems to be smiling a lot more these days. After what Harwick has seen from his Dartmouth College runners this indoor season, it’s surprising the coach didn’t take …

Dartmouth Looking for New Soccer Coach

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College is searching for a head women’s soccer coach for the second time in a little more than three years. The school posted an online ad for the job Wednesday on an NCAA website and …

Viens Wrestles to Fifth Place at New Englands

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Providence, r.i. — Two-time Vermont state champion and Hartford High senior Nolan Viens led five members of the Bellows Falls-Hartford wrestling team by placing fifth at the New England High School Championships over the weekend at the Providence Career and Technical Center. Competing at 145 pounds, Viens’ finish …

Green Pulls Stunner: Dartmouth Wins With Three-Goal 3rd

Monday, March 10, 2014

Troy, n.y. — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team had not won a game when trailing after two periods of play in more than two years. No time like the present to end that ignominious slide. The 10th-seeded …

Infectious Disease Ruled Out in Student’s Death

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth College officials said Saturday they did not know if the family of junior Blaine Steinberg, who died Friday at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, would ask for an autopsy to determine why she died, but they did …

Dartmouth Sixth at NCAA Ski Meet

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Park City/Midway, Utah — Dartmouth College finished sixth at the NCAA Skiing Championships, hosted the University of Utah. The event concluded on Saturday with the slalom and Nordic freestyle races. Dartmouth got a strong outing from the men’s cross country skiers, who tied for second in the 20-kilometer …

Dartmouth Tuition to Rise 2.9 Percent

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Hanover — Undergraduate tuition and living costs at Dartmouth College will rise 2.9 percent for the 2014-2015 school year, the college’s board of trustees announced Saturday. The increase will bring the total cost of attending Dartmouth to $61,947 a year. Tuition alone is $46,763. The increase is the …

Big Green Hopes the Worst Is Finally Over

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Hanover — In statistical terms, one of the worst seasons in the history of Dartmouth College women’s basketball ground to a halt Saturday with a 57-41 loss to Yale. The result left the Big Green 5-23 overall and …

Double Diamonds: KUA Teams Take Two NEPSAC Titles

Monday, March 3, 2014

Meriden — With three of its winter teams playing in NEPSAC championships on Sunday, Kimball Union Academy had the odds in its favor that someone would be busy sewing new banners in the coming days. Make it a …