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Dartmouth Faculty Signs Letter

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Hanover — More than 120 members of Dartmouth College’s faculty and staff have signed a letter expressing support for Dartmouth students, especially students of color, who are leading discussions about racism and inequality at the college. The Nov. 23 letter from faculty and staff came the same day Dartmouth College President Phil Hanlon sent a community-wide email condemning reports of aggressive tactics during a Black Lives Matter protest earlier this …

Agnar Pytte

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Agnar Pytte died peacefully on the morning of Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, at the age of 82, in the presence of his wife of sixty years, Anah. He is also survived by his three children, Alyson, Anthony and Anders, and his brothers Erling and Odvar. Ag was born in Kongsberg, Norway, on Dec. 23, 1932, the son of Ole and …

Joan Allbright Ashley

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Joan Allbright Ashley died Sunday evening, Nov. 22, 2015, at her home, Kendal at Hanover. The widow of James Wheeler Ashley, she was born on Aug. 22, 1928 in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of John and Mary (Gendell) Allbright. Joan attended the University of Chicago, Vassar College and Roosevelt University. After the death of her husband, she returned to finish …

A Life: Fred Carleton Jr., 1930-2015; ‘In An Age of Pessimism ... A Breath of Fresh Air’

Monday, October 26, 2015

Hanover — Meg Carleton sat at the edge of her father’s hospital bed. It was 2 a.m., and Fred Carleton Jr. had a pesky habit of trying to rip out the tubes that doctors and nurses had inserted …

Former Lab Animal Burial Site on Dartmouth’s Rennie Farm Contaminates Residential Well

Monday, October 26, 2015

Hanover — An underground chemical plume from the Rennie Farm, Dartmouth College’s former burial ground for laboratory animals, has leaked into a nearby private well. Tests of seven private wells near the decades-old burial site last month revealed …

Project VetCare Plans Veterans Day Dinner

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Hanover — Project VetCare will hold its annual Veterans Day celebration dinner at Lake Sunapee Country Club on Nov. 14, with cocktails at 6 p.m. The event benefits the nonprofit’s emergency services fund. Tickets are $90. For more information, call 603-277-9047 or go to www.projectvetcare.org. Founded in 2012, …

At the Hospitals: Oct. 25

Sunday, October 25, 2015

N.H. Partnership Receives $18.1 Million To Expand Biomedical Research Hanover — A statewide collaboration of colleges led by Geisel School of Medicine and the University of New Hampshire has received a five-year, $18.1 million grant from the National …

Business Notes: Oct. 25, 2015

Sunday, October 25, 2015

West Lebanon — Almost five months after an early morning electrical fire caused considerable damage to DeFelice Family Furniture on Main Street and forced it to close for renovations, the sofa and mattress store is again open for business. “We’re finally back in, ready to roll,” said Alex …

Norma G. Bouchard

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Hanover, N.H. — Norma G. Bouchard passed away in early morning Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in the comfort of her home of over 60 years. She was born Feb 4, 1919, in Taree, Australia to Cecil and Edith Maud Chapman and educated in Taree and Sydney, AUS at …

Hartford Schools Fear Tuition Drop

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Hartford — Finance Director James Vezina offered a gloomy outlook to School Board members last week about the district’s rapidly shrinking pool of tuition students — those pupils from surrounding communities who actively choose to come to the Hartford School District, and who bring tuition dollars with them. …

Literary Inventors: Retired Dartmouth Professor Spengemann Studied Creators of American Language

Friday, October 23, 2015

William Spengemann, professor emeritus of English at Dartmouth College, and a scholar of the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville, two writers as associated with New England as it is possible to be, is a California boy. …

Lights, Camera, Kasich: Cable Talking Heads Host Town Hall at Dartmouth College

Friday, October 23, 2015

Hanover — Under production lights and before a fired-up television audience, Ohio Gov. John Kasich on Thursday contrasted his record as a state executive and a legislator with the fiery but abstract rhetoric that has landed other candidates …

Hanover Settles On Vendor Rules

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Hanover — The Selectboard has agreed to allow downtown street vendors the chance to renew their prime spots before they are offered to newcomers, a provision the merchants say is critical to their success. Board members voted 4-1 on Monday to give three vendors right of first refusal …