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Art Notes: Former Hood Director Hired In Virginia

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Michael Taylor, the recently departed head of the Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, has been appointed the chief curator and deputy director for art and education at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond, Va. His appointment begins on Aug. 10. A news release from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts stated that Taylor will “oversee the division of art and education, which encompasses VMFA’s curatorial, exhibition, and education departments, as well as the library and statewide programs.” Alex Nyerges, the director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, said in a phone interview that Taylor, who was one of three finalists, …

William Hart, Jr.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — William Hart, Jr. died Saturday, May 16, 2015, at Wheelock Terrace in Hanover. He was 90 and had been in declining health in recent years. He was born on July 11, 1924 in Leominster, Mass., the youngest of five children of William and Katherine (Lilley) Hart. He grew up in Leominster and his family spent summers at Long Beach in …

Dartmouth’s ‘Animal House’ Frat Fights to Keep Residence

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Hanover — After Dartmouth College last month cut ties with Alpha Delta Fraternity, the Greek-letter organization is appealing a decision by town officials forbidding it from housing its members at the East Wheelock Street mansion it owns. Hanover administrators say that the loss of college recognition means that, under town zoning ordinances, the …

Hanover Lacrosse Has Reason to Party Despite Loss

Friday, May 15, 2015

Hanover — In the wake of the Hanover High boys lacrosse team’s 12-5 loss to Pinkerton on Friday, the Marauders gathered on the sideline and celebrated the joint birthday of 37-year old coach Ryan Gardner and his 5-year …

Barbara Rapoport Taylor

Friday, May 15, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Barbara Rapoport Taylor, 85, of Hanover, died on Sunday, May 10, 2015. She was born Jan. 1, 1930, to Harry Grossman and Rose Roses Grossman of New York. Barbara Taylor held a B.A. and an M.A. in English and education from Brooklyn College, a professional …

Union Files Complaint Against Co-op

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Hanover — A Massachusetts-based union has filed a complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society, alleging management at the Co-op impeded workers’ efforts to unionize. The complaint says that “on about May 6, 2015,” management at the Hanover Co-op Food Store on …

Janice Jones Kulp

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Stockbridge, Vt. — Janice Jones Kulp, 77 of Stockbridge, died Thursday, May 7, 2015, peacefully in her home. Born in Northampton, Pa., on March 10, 1938 to Paul Anthony and Helen Bradoka Jones, she was the wife of the late Paul W Kulp, Sr., of Northampton. She loved …

Local Roundup: Kennedy, Raiders Solid at CVC North Track Meet

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Windsor — Local athletes made their marks on Tuesday when 10 schools converged on Windsor High’s Murphy-Morse Oval for the Connecticut Valley Conference North track and field meet. In the girls 200-meter dash, Lebanon’s Corinne Kennedy was first …

Hanover Zoning Amendments Defeated

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Hanover — Voters on Tuesday rejected the idea of the West Wheelock Gateway, a high-density residential district that the town Planning Board had advocated creating near the entrance to the town. Two other zoning changes also failed — …

Local Roundup: Raptors Rule the Fairway

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Quechee — With the high school golf season winding toward the postseason, Mid Vermont Christian School co-coach Gary Ott can breathe easier. He now has a team. Hosting three schools on the Quechee Club’s Highland course front nine, …

Hanover Girls Lacrosse Spreading Scoring Around

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Hanover — Hanover High girls lacrosse coach Chris Seibel fretted earlier this season that his team was sluggish. The NHIAA Division II Marauders had graduated some significant talent, were installing a new defense and had booked their toughest …

Dartmouth College Students Petition for Professor

Monday, May 11, 2015

Hanover — Nearly 800 students at Dartmouth College have signed a petition that demands the reinstatement of a chemistry lecturer whose teaching and lab supervisory positions are disappearing as her department moves toward employing more tenure-track faculty. The …

Unified Prom Called ‘Amazing’

Sunday, May 10, 2015

Hanover — A unified prom, themed “Under the Sea,” was held last weekend at Hanover High S chool. The prom, supported by the Byrne Foundation, brought together about 40 Hanover and Hartford high school students with and without …