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Laura Braunstein, right, of Lebanon, N.H., gets service from Amy Klevitch at King Arthur Flour Company Cafe in Dartmouth's Baker Berry Library in Hanover, N.H., on June 23, 2014. "This is the time to come because it's way less crowded than the school year," said Braunstein, a Baker Berry librarian. (Valley News - Will Parson)

King Arthur Cafe Here to Stay

Friday, September 19, 2014

Hanover — King Arthur Flour will keep its cafe in Dartmouth College’s Baker-Berry Library after all, company officials said, after a mix-up earlier this summer over the bakery’s menu options at its Hanover location. As part of a likely agreement, the college will make available about 250 square feet of extra storage space for King Arthur, said John Tunnicliffe, the …

Dartmouth College Has $4.5 Billion Endowment

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Hanover — The value of the endowment accumulated through decades of donations and investments at Dartmouth College reached $4.5 billion on June 30, after a fiscal year in which $778 million in investment gains and $146 million in gifts and transfers more than offset $189 million in spending. “Strong equity markets drove endowment returns, but the portfolio benefited particularly from excellent performance within …

Locals to Walk In New York Climate March

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

White River Junction — More than 150 people are expected to board buses in the Upper Valley early Sunday morning en route to New York City, where they will join thousands of others in a march through Manhattan to draw attention to climate change. Main organizers are estimating 200,000 people will attend the People’s Climate March, which is scheduled two days in advance …

Shaun Patrick Kelly

Friday, September 5, 2014

Amesbury, Mass. — Shaun Patrick Kelly, age 49, of Amesbury, Mass., passed away unexpectedly Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, after being hospitalized. Shaun was born in Suffern, N.Y. He is survived by his wife, Kymberly, his children, Addison & Quiton, his parents Robert and Ann Kelly, his siblings Brian, …

Lebanon Water, Sewer Rates Continue Climb

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Lebanon — Water and sewer rate increases in Lebanon have been rising in recent years and are expected to continue their upward trajectory through 2020. But, the city’s Finance Director Len Jarvi told the City Council at its meeting Wednesday night that he expects rates to “plateau” after …

Benjamin R. Quinn

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Concord, N.H. — Benjamin R. Quinn, 12, of Concord died on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, after a courageous lifelong battle with Canavan Disease. He was born in Washington, D.C. to Abigail Rogers and Robert D. Quinn and lived in Concord for most of his life. He was most …

Golf Instructor Once Took Hits; Now He Gives Tips

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Lebanon — Dave McKinnon’s athletic career may be over, but it’s not preventing the former Lebanon High hockey and golf standout from helping others. The 36-year-old golf professional left a PGA apprenticeship in Florida last winter to return …

William A. King

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hanover, N.H. — William A. King (Bill) died Thursday, Aug. 28, 18 days short of his 83rd birthday. Bill was born in New York City. He graduated from Dartmouth College, cum laude, in 1953 and from Harvard Law School in 1956. He practiced corporate and business law - …

Hypertherm CEO, VP to Step Aside

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Hanover — Forty-six years after developing a better way to cut metal, Hypertherm founder Dick Couch is stepping down as the company’s chief executive officer, he announced Tuesday. The news marks a milestone for the growing company. Hypertherm, …

New School, New Challenge: Zimbabwean Student’s Journey Continues at Middlebury 

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Innocent Mpoki begins classes today at Middlebury College, one of 660 students in the class of 2018, of which 73 are international students; Mpoki also falls into the 14 percent of students who are the first in their …

Records Show Irregularities in Awarding Hartford Bus Contract

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Hartford — When students boarded buses on Monday for the first day of school, their transportation was, for the first time in recent memory, in the hands of a private company. The drivers no longer were employees of …

Hanover Soccer Opens With Last-Minute Win

Friday, August 29, 2014

Hanover — After losing more than three-fourths of its total scoring production from last year’s undefeated state championship squad, one of the biggest questions facing the Hanover High boys soccer team this season is where its goals are …

N.H. Football Title Games Get New Home

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Concord — First-year NHIAA Executive Director Jeff Collins will have three big reasons to return to Cowell Stadium this fall. The former University of New Hampshire nose guard and defensive tackle will be back at his alma mater on Nov. 22, overseeing the state’s first “championship day” — …