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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to a crowded house at the Hanover, N.H. Home of Jon Fox and Darrell Hotchkiss Saturday, April 18, 2015. Sanders has been exploring a bid for the presidency since mid-2014. (Valley News - James M. Patterson)
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Sanders Speaks Out In Hanover

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hanover — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has remained coy about whether he’ll run for president, but as he spoke about presidential politics in front of a microphone at a house party Saturday afternoon, with camera crews from CNN and other media outlets recording, his entry into the race seemed all but inevitable. After citing a number of statistics that …

Patricia Burnham

Friday, April 17, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Patricia Burnham Patricia Ann (Orr) Burnham of Hanover, died on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Kendal Retirement Community where she lived. She was 81. Pat was born in Omaha, Neb. and lived in several Midwestern towns until her family moved to Illinois where Pat started the 8th grade. She attended University High School, and was awarded the Outstanding Alumni …

‘The Hunting Ground’ Plays Out Like a Campus Horror Movie

Friday, April 17, 2015

The Hunting Ground , a documentary about sexual assault on American college campuses that will be screened Saturday at 7 p.m. in Spaulding Auditorium at Dartmouth College, looks and sounds like a horror film. There are scenes of menacing-looking college campuses at night, ominous music, and young women strolling along leafy pathways, unaware …

Art Against Extremism: Abderrahmane Sissako to Receive Dartmouth Film Award

Friday, April 17, 2015

The presentation of the Dartmouth Film Award to Mauritanian-born director Abderrahmane Sissako on Tuesday is timely. The award acknowledges the rise to artistic prominence of film directors from Africa, which is a little like saying the rise to …

Art Notes: Dartmouth Art Show and Performance Honor Christina Porter

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Like many students at Dartmouth College, Christina Porter, Class of 2006, was accomplished in a number of fields: writing, singing, art, languages. Tragically, she was unable to fulfill her considerable artistic promise when she died in 2005 as …

Dartmouth Frat Appeals Punishment

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s Alpha Delta Fraternity has announced it will appeal a recent decision by a college judicial committee to “derecognize” the student organization, which would effectively kick it off campus. College officials penalized the fraternity after determining it had harmed its members last fall when new …

Ruth Barkell

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Ruth Barkell, 88 passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015, at the Hanover Terrace healthcare in Hanover. A memorial mass will be celebrated Friday, April 17, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Saint Denis Roman Catholic Church in Hanover. Burial will follow in the N.H. Veterans …

No Raises For Geisel Workers

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Hanover — Most non-union employees of Dartmouth College will receive a 1.5 percent pay increase for the upcoming school year but faculty and staff at the Geisel School of Medicine will have to settle instead for shots at one-time payments that would leave their base pay unchanged. “I …

Peter Rothenberg

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Peter Rothenberg, 74, died peacefully on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Hanover. A respected attorney and enthusiastic youth soccer coach with a sharp intellect and witty sense of humor. Beloved husband, father, and grandfather. Born in Mt. Vernon, N.Y., to Alfred and Elsie Rothenberg. Survived …

Committee: ‘Derecognize’ Dartmouth Frat for Branding

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — A Dartmouth College judicial committee is calling for the “derecognition” of Alpha Delta Fraternity stemming from recent revelations that new members this fall received brands on their skin. Administrators found the fraternity responsible for causing physical …

Hanover’s OT Work Rewarded

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Hanover — With his red hair, goateed chin and stocky build, first-year Hanover High boys lacrosse coach Ryan Gardner bears some resemblance to the comedian Louis C.K. Gardner, but his players weren’t laughing as dusk crept across Merriman-Branch …

Obama Campaign Poster Depiction on Hanover High Mural Up for Debate

Monday, April 13, 2015

Hanover — A spirited debate over the nature of political speech has broken out at Hanover High School, where two students are protesting the presence of a painted mural that depicts the “Hope” poster of Barack Obama from …

‘Upper Valley Visionaries’ to Be Honored at Dinner

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Quechee — An upcoming fundraiser sponsored by Vital Communities will honor 11 Upper Valley leaders. The annual “Heroes and Leaders” dinner benefits Leadership Upper Valley, a program of Vital Communities. This year’s event, themed Upper Valley Visionaries, is set for May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the Quechee …