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Hanover, Lebanon Police Consider Plan to Merge Dispatch Centers

Officials in Hanover and Lebanon are exploring the possibility of merging their dispatch centers and creating one regional communications center for police, fire, public works and emergency medical services calls.


Dartmouth to invest $200M to convert to biomass, heating

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) Dartmouth College says it's planning to invest $200 million in a wood-burning power plant and hot water heating, and convert steam pipes in more than 110 buildings on campus.


Time Change for Women's Hockey Game on Saturday

HANOVER, N.H. - Due to the impending snow storm, the Dartmouth women's hockey game against Colgate on Saturday that was originally scheduled to be played at 3 p.m. has been moved to a 2 p.m. start time.


Dartmouth to Seek Proposals for Biomass Plant

— Dartmouth College hopes to build a new biomass plant to heat its campus, and is looking to expand graduate housing in Lebanon, officials said this week. The college will soon issue a request for qualifications seeking a firm to help build the new plant, which will see Dartmouth move away from the


Man arrested in North Carolina is found with missing child from Claremont

CLAREMONT -- A man who police say took his 1-year-old daughter away from her mother and kept her in North Carolina was arrested Friday. Claremont police detective Alex Lee said Friday that New Hampshire authorities have charged Gabriel Croft, 32, formerly of Claremont, with interfering with custody.


Big Green Drop ECAC Hockey Game to No. 7 Cornell

HANOVER, N.H. – The Dartmouth women's hockey team fell to No. 7 Cornell, 3-0, at Thompson Arena on Friday evening. "We played a really good team tonight," head coach Laura Schuler said. "I thought we had a good first period. We just didn't play well for a solid 60 minutes. I didn't think our D zone


Big Green Open 2019 at Home Against Indiana/Bryant

HANOVER, N.H. – Having wrapped up tournament play in November, the Dartmouth men's tennis team is back and ready for the 2019 season to begin. The Big Green will scrimmage against Harvard on Friday before officially kicking off the dual match portion of the year on Sunday against Indiana (10:30 a.m.


Police arrest NH woman accused of selling fentanyl that led to fatal overdose

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (WHDH) - A Durham, New Hampshire woman accused of selling fentanyl to a man who later overdosed was arrested following a traffic stop on Friday, officials said.


Former Dartmouth Outing Club Director Andy Harvard Dies at 69

— Andy Harvard, a world-class mountaineer who was diagnosed with younger-onset Alzheimer's disease when he was 59, died Wednesday at Dartmouth-Hitchcock's Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care in Lebanon. He was 69.


Norwich notebook: Cadets still have work to do

NORTHFIELD — Midway through the hockey season, the Norwich Cadets continue to tantalize with their potential. Cam Ellsworth’s inaugural season as men's head coach has so far been successful, and with the Cadets' 4-0 victory over Babson last night, they reminded the rest of the New England Hockey Con


Fundraiser to End Death Penalty in N.H. Held in Hanover

— One night in 1989, Sabrina Butler couldn’t sleep. The 17-year-old mother put her 9-month-old son in his crib and went outside for a quick jog in Columbus, Miss. “I wasn’t gone but 10 minutes,” Butler said, “and that 10 minutes almost cost me the rest of my life.”


Elizabeth Warren courts New Hampshire voters in Bernie Sanders’ territory

CLAREMONT, N.H. -- Less than a week after making her 2020 presidential pitch to a Manchester crowd, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren returned to New Hampshire Friday to meet with voters living along the Vermont border, a part of the early primary state which heavily favored Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' pr


Scoreboard and schedule for Jan. 17

1/15 OV vs. Hartford......................... 40-25 1/15 Midd. vs. Smith........................ 73-60 1/24 OV at Hartford........................... 7 PM. 1/18 Colby at Midd............................ 7 PM.


Autopsy confirms Newport toddler's death was an accident

NEWPORT — Sophia Van Schoick died from hypothermia brought about by accident, according to the autopsy results from the New Hampshire Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Police Chief Jim Burroughs said Friday that after he received the information from the state earlier this week, he was able to c


Dartmouth Responds to Sexual Misconduct Lawsuit

— Dartmouth College denies that its leaders knew about and tolerated sexual misconduct perpetrated by three former professors in its Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences as a $70 million federal class-action lawsuit has alleged.


Fellow moms help family that lost toddler found dead in cold

NEWPORT, N.H. (AP) A group of mothers is collecting gift cards and having meals delivered to the New Hampshire family that lost a toddler found dead in the bitter cold. The women didn't know the mother of 2 ½-year-old Sofia Van Schoick, but felt compelled to help a fellow mother and her family. Poli


Lebanon Man Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Possession

— A 58-year-old Lebanon man who is a registered sex offender pleaded guilty this week to 40 counts of possessing child sexual abuse images. John Laybourne was sentenced to 5½ to 11 years in New Hampshire State Prison, Lebanon police said in a news release.


A Cheshire County resident is first flu death in New Hampshire, state says

The first flu death of the new year has been reported in Cheshire County. The representative of the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services reported that an adult had died of a confirmed case of the flu in early January, though they are not releasing the name or town or residence of th


Boys’ Basketball: Franklin 77, Newport 42

Key players: Franklin – Ben Lafrance (222 points in 16 minutes), T.J. Laramie (17 points in 16 minutes), Taishi Chiba (8 points) Highlights: The Tornadoes came out strong and never looked back, holding a commanding 45-23 halftime lead and poured in 22 more points in the third.


Windsor Prison Viewed as Vt. Hemp Hub

— In the last 100 years, the grounds of the Southeast State Correctional Facility have served as a dairy farm, a prison, a slaughterhouse, a wood shop and a license plate facility. There, inmates produced wooden toys and rehabilitated old bicycles.