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Hanover To Vote on ‘Gateway’

Monday, May 4, 2015

Australian ballot voting on May 12 will take place from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the Hanover High School gymnasium. Discussion and voting on the remaining articles on the warrant will follow at 7 p.m. at the same location. Hanover — Voters at Town Meeting this month could approve a moderately higher budget that includes numerous capital expenditures, as well as several complex articles related to zoning. Total proposed spending, including a number of items in separate warrant articles, is nearly $26.2 million for the coming year — growth of just under 10 percent compared the current year’s spending. Many costs are covered with funds not raised through taxes, leaving $12.2 million to be …

Business Notes: May 3, 2015

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Hanover — Clay’s, the woman’s clothing store that specialized in comfortable and casual attire, closed without fanfare last week after 24 years in business, the third downtown retail business to close in recent months. Kurt Reichelt, president of the Essex Junction, Vt.-based chain of nine Clay’s stores in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Massachusetts, said the lease with the Lebanon Street building’s owner was …

Rallying to the Cause in Hanover

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hanover — “Your comfort, your peace, is killing us in the streets!” That was just one of the chants that rang out in Hanover Friday evening as 150 Dartmouth College students and other community members marched in protest, joining demonstrators nationwide in the wake of the death of a Baltimore man who died …

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 …

Tunbridge Woman Gets Activist Honor

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Lebanon — Caeli Cavanagh, a Tunbridge resident and Dartmouth College senior, recently received the Youth Activist Award for 2015 from the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services. The award honors her commitment to providing support and advocacy to victims and survivors of domestic and sexual assault at the …

Lebanon Man to Serve 6 Months in Jail for Assault

Thursday, April 9, 2015

North Haverhill — A 23-year-old Lebanon resident will serve at least six months in jail for assaulting a man near West Wheelock Street in Hanover last summer. Sean Merrihew pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree assault in Grafton Superior Court on Monday, and Judge Peter Bornstein sentenced …