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Green Gets Lax Coach

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Hanover — After a lengthy search, Dartmouth College announced the addition of Brendan Callahan as the school’s new men’s lacrosse coach on Monday. Callahan comes to the Big Green after assisting at Lehigh for the past seven years. It will be his first head coaching job at the NCAA Division I level. “Brendan impressed us as a terrific recruiter and a person of integrity,” Dartmouth athletic director Harry Sheehy said …

Medicare Ruling Could Mean $12 Million Hit to Vt. Hospitals

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Randolph — The instructions alone stretch out for 291 pages. The completed form (CMS-2552-10, if you’re playing along at home) prints out into a stack of papers more than an inch thick. And the audit and reimbursement process lasts for years — even if there are no appeals. Welcome to the complex and …

‘Provider Tax’ Prompts Different Reactions

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Lebanon — Tax collectors in every state except Alaska scoop up a portion of the revenue that hospitals and other providers collect in exchange for caring for patients. Hospitals generally aren’t big fans of these so-called provider taxes, but in recent years their political attitudes toward the levies have ranged from grudging acceptance to outraged resistance. Count New Hampshire hospitals, which paid $185 …

Big Green Receives Rude Greeting in NCAA Debut

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Tempe, Ariz. ­ — On Friday, about an hour later than originally planned, the Dartmouth College softball team made its first NCAA tournament appearance at the Tempe Regional. Unfortunately for the Big Green players, it ended a little …

Dartmouth Hits the Desert for NCAA Tourney

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Hanover — Yea, though they walk through the Valley of the Sun with cleats on, the members of the Dartmouth College softball team fear no fastball. Not even that of Arizona State ace Dallas Escobedo. The Big Green …

Dartmouth Players Honored

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth sophomore pitcher/designated player Morgan McCalmon was named the 2014 Ivy League softball player of the year, and junior Kristen Rumley was tabbed Ivy League pitcher of the year, the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. McCalmon and Rumley were also selected to the All-Ivy first …

Missing Winter

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

From left, Dartmouth College cross country skiers Jan Ketterson, Patrick Caldwell and Ben Saxton climb a Lyme Road hill on roller skis in Hanover on Monday. Saxton and Caldwell were recently nominated to the U.S. ski team’s development …

College Roundup: D’Agostino Runs to 10,000M Title at Heps

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Abbey D’Agostino’s win in the 10,000 meters — an event she had never run collegiately — highlighted the Dartmouth women’s track and field team’s first day at the 2014 Ivy League Heptagonal Outdoor Championship. In pursuit of its first title in nearly four decades, …

Columbia Sweeps Dartmouth for Ivy Baseball Title

Sunday, May 11, 2014

New York — The current vogue of American sportscasting — guilty as charged, ESPN — is to refer to a series of scores or goals, regardless of length, as “unanswered.” The truth of the matter is once the …

D-H Could Support Hospital Tax

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Lebanon — Tens of millions of dollars in r evenue from a controversial tax on New Hampshire hospitals continues to figure in the budget plans of state lawmakers despite opposition from Dartmouth-Hitchcock and other large hospitals and rulings by two judges that the current form of the levy …

Dartmouth Baseball Plays for Ivy Title Today

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Hanover — Spring is truly the season to be a Dartmouth College undergraduate. The green is filled day-after-day with students lounging on the grass, erecting volleyball nets, chasing a Frisbee. A few blocks down East Wheelock Street, however, …

Expert: Passwords Pivotal

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Hanover — A leading expert on war and cybersecurity offered some helpful hints on “cyber hygiene” Monday to a Dartmouth College audience. The advice applies to Internet users throughout the Upper Valley, said Peter W. Singer, including those …

Better Later Than Never, It’s the Mascoma Slalom

Sunday, May 4, 2014

Lebanon — After two weeks of postponements because of dangerously high water levels, the 51st Mascoma Slalom finally took place Saturday near Lebanon’s Packard Hill covered bridge. The venerable race proved to be worth waiting for — and …