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Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to the Vice President Jake Sullivan walks on the South Lawn of the White House to accompany President Barack Obama on Marine One helicopter at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

U.S. Adviser Gives Insight On Iran Talks

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — A key member of the United States delegation on the Iran nuclear negotiations expressed tempered optimism Wednesday about a possible deal despite a tight current deadline for action and formidable obstacles in both Washington and Tehran. Jake Sullivan, former Director of Policy Planning in the U.S. State Department under Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told a Dartmouth College audience of more than 70 students, faculty and community members that “there is a deal to be had ... but Tehran faces hard choices and there will be intense negotiations.” Sullivan’s assessment came a day after a group of senate Democrats who had been pushing …

William “Bill” Cogswell

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Wilton, N.Y. — William “Bill” Cogswell passed away peacefully at Saratoga Hospital on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, with his loving family at his side. He was born on June 17, 1939, in South Hampton, Long Island, N.Y. Bill was the son of John W. and Lucy Cogswell. Bill graduated with his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College in 1961, and went on to receive …

Local Roundup: Stevens Grabs Unified Hoop Victory

Monday, January 26, 2015

Claremont — Tyler Erickson had 24 points to lead the Stevens High unified basketball team over Hanover on Monday night, 38-32, at Carr Gymnasium. Walter Mosenthal had 16 points for Hanover (0-4), which also received eight from Brandon Gile and four from Kate Enneper. The Marauders host Hopkinton, to which Hanover lost by …

Dresden School Budgets Submitted

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hanover — Education-related property taxes are projected to increase 4.6 percent in Hanover and 3.3 percent in Norwich as a result of proposed school budgets for the 2015-16 school year. The tax increase is “pretty much in line with previous years,” John Aubin, SAU 70’s assistant superintendent for …

Mothers’ Day Atop the Mountain: Hanover’s Blum, Buddy Climb to Honor Moms’ Cancer Battles

Monday, January 19, 2015

Anyone who’s dealt with a serious illness in the family is well aware of the importance of treatment and support. Jackson Blum and Alex Roth were willing to travel to great heights to give back. Bearing the slogan, …

Kearney Second at Worlds

Monday, January 19, 2015

Kreischberg, Austria — Veteran American mogul skiing star Hannah Kearney powered her way to a silver medal Sunday at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships, finishing behind only Canadian rival Justine Dufour-Lapointe in the first of two days …

Riding With the First Responders

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lebanon — A recent Friday morning finds the Lebanon Fire Department quiet, the day shift settling in. Dr. Nate Grubbs, an emergency medicine resident, is getting a tour of the station on South Park Street from Capt. Jim …

Cheesemakers Buy Conserved Land in North Pomfret

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Pomfret — A 22-acre field in North Pomfret was recently conserved by the Upper Valley Land Trust and then purchased by local cheesemakers. Rather than sell the agricultural land for development, Elaine and Lysle Chase worked with the land trust to conserve Chase Field, which had been in …

Business Notes: Jan. 18, 2015

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lebanon — A new fitness has opened up in Lebanon at the site of an old fitness center. Element 6 Fitness, designed to offer clients strength conditioning and custom-designed workouts, has been opened by Amy Gamache and Nate Aldrich in the location previously occupied by KDR Fitness on …

A Call to Action: Ferguson Leader Visits Dartmouth College, Urges Upper Valley to Seek Change, Accountability

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Hanover — With their first-in-the-nation primary fast approaching, New Hampshire residents are well-positioned to make presidential candidates publicly address the underlying issues that have been forced into the spotlight in recent months in Ferguson, Mo., and beyond. That’s …

Book Notes: Poetry Books With Upper Valley Roots

Friday, January 16, 2015

The year ended, and there they were, the three little books of poetry that had been lingering too long on my desk like toads tucked in for the winter, buried under piles of papers, notebooks and larger tomes. …

Grafton Man Guilty in Outburst Case

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Grafton — The former chairman of the town Planning Board has appealed a disorderly conduct conviction stemming from last year’s lengthy deliberative session in Grafton, where he repeatedly interrupted other speakers. On Monday, Brian Fellers filed an appeal …

Hanover Considers Affordable Housing

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hanover — Town leaders are weighing improvements to Hanover’s affordable housing for seniors with the help of White River Junction-based developer Twin Pines Housing Trust. Renovations or additions to the Summer Park senior housing facility on Lebanon Street …