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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 …

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, …

Saving the Moose: Hanover Conservancy Raising Money to Preserve Trail

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Hanover — One goal of the Hanover Conservancy’s “2020 Vision” initiative is to protect the entire seven-mile ridgeline of Moose Mountain. Thanks to a new pair of pending conservation easements, the organization is closer to doing just that. …

Ex-Intel Specialist Slams Iran at Dartmouth Talk

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Hanover — One of the nation’s leading intelligence specialists told a Dartmouth College audience Wednesday that he is “totally against an Iranian nuclear deal.” “These people (Iranians) have lied to us for 30 plus years. ... I don’t think they should even be sitting at the same table …

Personal Glory: Phys Ed Classes Go Beyond Team Sports

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Lebanon — Across the Upper Valley, traditional team sports models within public high school physical education curriculums are being replaced by fitness and personal-growth initiatives. At Lebanon High, longtime PE teacher Tim Kehoe teaches personal fitness courses that …

Hanover Climber Uninjured in Earthquake

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Hanover — A 1995 Hanover High School graduate who’s now an experienced mountain climber was at the Mount Everest base camp when the area was pummeled by a deadly avalanche on Saturday, but his group’s camp was untouched …

Voters Elect New Members to Co-op’s Board of Directors

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Hanover — A quartet of new members of the Hanover Consumer Cooperative Society’s board of directors discussed their plans for office following the publication of election results Monday night . They hoped to address employee treatment policies, affirm …

Dartmouth College Professor: Curb Grade Inflation

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — If the current trend in student assessment continues unchecked, the Dartmouth College class of 2064 will graduate with about 1,200 valedictorians. Though he cast it as an unlikely scenario, such was the picture biology professor Mark McPeek, who heads a committee on grade inflation, painted for …

John Seelye

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Palatka, Fla. — John Seelye, age 84 of Palatka passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015, in Gainesville, Fla. He was born in Hartford, Conn. Jan. 1, 1931, to Douglas and Maida Seelye. John served in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant, during the Korean conflict. He …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut down on turnovers. The Marauders did just that against John Stark on Monday, …

Dartmouth Grad Quits Adam Sandler Film

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Hanover — A 2013 Dartmouth College film and media studies major was among the Native American extras to walk off the set of an Adam Sandler production on Wednesday, citing the film’s offensive character names, costumes and scenes. …