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Carey Mulligan, center, and Helena Bonham Carter, right, star in "Suffragette," a film about the push for voting rights for women in Great Britain. The film is part of this year's Telluride at Dartmouth slate.

Power on the Big Screen

Friday, September 4, 2015

Every year a theme of sorts emerges at the Telluride at Dartmouth festival. Sometimes it’s intentional, but just as often the mini-festival of six films happens to pick up on whatever is in the zeitgeist. This year’s leitmotif turned out to be female empowerment, said Bill Pence, a retired director of Telluride and director of Hopkins Center Film at Dartmouth, …

Hikers Pack Up, Clean Out Appalachian Trail

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Coined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service in the 1960s, the “leave no trace” principle encourages visitors of the outdoors to take out everything they bring into the wilderness. A few Appalachian Trail thru hikers did even better this year — leaving the national scenic trail even more pristine than when …

Hanover Terrace’s Nonprofit Status Questioned

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Hanover — New Hampshire regulators have asked an Upper Valley nursing home why it has not registered as a nonprofit or filed financial and conflict-of-interest reports with the state’s Justice Department. Terry Knowles, assistant director of the department’s Charitable Trusts Unit, noted in an Aug. 21 letter to Hanover Terrace Health and Rehabilitation that a sign in front of its nursing home identifies …

Marijuana Dispensary On Horizon in Lebanon

Friday, August 21, 2015

Lebanon — Only patients with a clearly defined need for medical marijuana will be able to get it at the state’s first four dispensaries, one of which is proposed to be located along Route 120, state regulators and representatives of the organization planning to operate Lebanon’s dispensary told …

Susan K. Williamson

Friday, August 21, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — The celebration of life for Susan K. Williamson who died on July 11, 2015, will be Saturday, Aug. 29. It will begin at 1:30 p.m. and be at her home in Hanover. Parking will be across the street in the Dewey Field lot. Knight Funeral …

Fraternity Won’t Face Charges for Branding

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Hanover — The Hanover Police Department and the Grafton County Attorney’s Office have found insufficient evidence to charge Alpha Delta fraternity with hazing stemming from revelations that 11 new members at Dartmouth College had branded themselves last fall. Police Chief Charlie Dennis said Tuesday that the investigation was …

From HHS to USA: Marauders’ Hartman Named to U18 Team

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Hanover — A person faced with the knowledge of coming up short of a desired goal can react one of two ways. She can accept the decision and move on. Or she follow Matti Hartman’s example over the …

Local Roundup: Grantham’s Russell Struggles at U.S. Am

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Olympia Fields, Ill. — Grantham’s Evan Russell finished at 6-over-par 76 in the first round of U.S. Amateur Golf Championship on the North Course of the Olympia Fields Country Club on Monday, finishing tied for 220th place out of 312 amateur golfers. Russell started on the back nine, …

Hanover’s Hartman Gets U.S. Hockey Call

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Staff Reports Lake Placid, n.y. — Hanover High senior Matti Hartman has landed a spot on the United States under-18 select women’s hockey team thanks to her play in a USA Hockey festival in Lake Placid that ended on Sunday. A 5-foot-8, 140-pound center from Etna, Hartman was …

Grantham’s Russell Ready for Third U.S. Am

Monday, August 17, 2015

When in Chicago, do as the Chicagoans do. With two companions in tow, Evan Russell hoped to catch the Cubs-White Sox game in the Windy City on Friday night. Circumstances prevented a visit, but the crew adjusted, hitting …

Norwich Woman Provides for Appalachian Trail Hikers

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Norwich — For even the fittest, best-prepared hiker, trekking the 2,180-mile Appalachian Trail is no small feat. Injuries, financial strain and existential crises can wear a person down, and only about a quarter of those who attempt a …

Hanover Nursing Home Ranks in Lowest Tier After Inspection

Friday, August 14, 2015

Hanover — An area nursing home that changed ownership 14 months ago was recently cited by state inspectors for several deficiencies in patient care, including a failure to provide eating assistance to a patient with dementia who lost 23 pounds. The citations contributed to Hanover Terrace Health and …

Spark Community Center Elects New Board Members

Sunday, August 9, 2015

Lebanon — The board of directors of Spark Community Center recently elected new officers and members. Lindsay Smith, coordinator of the Lebanon Farmers Market, was elected president. Philip Eller, executive director of the Special Needs Support Center in …