Hanover

David Orr in an undated photograph. (Courtesy photograph)

A Life: David Orr, 1934-2015; ‘He Was Never Anything But Calm Under Fire’

Monday, July 6, 2015

Hanover — The renovation of the west stands at Dartmouth College’s Memorial Field is nearing completion and in recent weeks the press box has begun to take shape. When the Big Green’s football season kicks off in September, the new structure will have all the modern bells and whistles. Sadly, its inhabitants won’t include David Orr. A writer, statistician and spotter at Memorial Field for more than 50 years, Orr died of cancer on Jan. 17, 2015. He was 80. The 2014 football season was the first since 1959 that he wasn’t working at his alma mater’s gridiron tussles in some capacity. However, his presence …

Dartmouth Professor’s Smartphone App Can Predict GPA

Monday, July 6, 2015

Hanover — “My phone knows we’re in a conversation,” Andrew Campbell, a computer science professor at Dartmouth College, said one morning last week in his office. “It doesn’t know you, but it knows I’m in a conversation right now. And when we part, it’ll know when it’s over.” Campbell, who has worked in …

Many Vie to Eat Most Pie

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Hanover — For Dan Schneider, the Upper Valley’s long-reigning pie-eating champion, the Fourth of July has become an annual opportunity to defend his title. Apple pies, a baked good with a seemingly unending supply of Americana-laced goodwill, could be found throughout the region on the holiday; they were sold during a patriotic singalong …

At the Hospitals: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Health Care Networks to Be Outlined At West Lebanon Meeting West Lebanon — A free information session on June 25 will describe the health care provider networks likely to be available through New Hampshire’s health insurance exchange next …

Cover Home Repair Wins $25,000 Grant

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Hartford — Cover Home Repair, which repairs and weatherizes homes for low-income homeowners, won a $25,000 grant during a special pitch competition in Hanover last week. The White River Junction-based nonprofit, which relies on volunteers to work on home repair projects, was one of five organizations that made …

Developer Details Liquefied Natural Gas Depot Proposal

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Lebanon — The Hanover developer who hopes to build a natural gas depot and supply system in the Route 120 corridor is partnering with a local energy firm and Gulf Oil Limited Partnership in the project, which could …

Business Notes: May 31, 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Quechee — The Quechee office of Coldwell Banker Redpath has joined Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate/The Masiello Group, and the Masiello Group will move its operations to the former Redpath office at 1996 Quechee Main St. The combination of the two offices makes the Masiello Group one …

Up to the Challenge: Lebanon Sophomore Dominates With Three Titles

Sunday, May 31, 2015

Portsmouth, n.h. — If anything impeded the progress of standout Lebanon High track and field athlete Corinne Kennedy this season, it was a lack of sufficient competition during the Raiders’ regular season. The sophomore had plenty of challenges …

Storm Blacks Out Dartmouth

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover — The thunderstorms that rolled through the Upper Valley late Wednesday afternoon knocked out power to the Dartmouth College campus and Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center for several hours and may have caused as much of $30,000 damage to town of Hanover equipment, officials said. Dartmouth spokeswoman Diana Lawrence …

Marauders March On: Hanover Wins 33rd Straight Match to Reach D-II Final

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover — They’re back. The Hanover High girls tennis team defeated upset-minded Bishop Brady, 7-2, at Storrs Pond on Friday to earn a return trip to the New Hampshire Division II state championship game Wednesday in Bedford, where …

Doing Justice to the Subject: Dartmouth Film Class Documents a Man of Many Parts

Friday, May 29, 2015

Walt Cunningham, the artistic director of the Dartmouth College Gospel Choir, has the distinction of having been accepted to study as an undergraduate at both Juilliard and West Point, not a combination you see often. He is also …

Helen C. Chase

Friday, May 29, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Born Helene Giannina Cosenza on April 13, 1918, in New York City to Dr. and Mrs. Mario Cosenza, Mrs. Chase died at the age of 97 at Kendal at Hanover on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Her father, a noted classics and renaissance scholar, was also …

Local Roundup: Oxbow Softball Backs Bourgeois’ 100th K With Offense

Friday, May 29, 2015

Lyndonville, Vt. — The relentless offensive attack of the Oxbow softball team pounded out 23 hits en route to beating host Lyndon 19-4 on Thursday afternoon. Sophomore pitcher Mary Bourgeois scattered 12 hits but struck out five, including …