Dartmouth Idol ’14 – a favorite of winter term

This is a taste of the evening – who knew Dartmouth was home to so many divas:

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8 days to Spring


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Regional Planning – Looking to the future


Check out the UVLSRPC video to learn more.

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Electric boost bikes & Tesla

It’s a beautiful day to check out the Expo at the Black Center


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Sustainable Hanover Transportation Expo – Saturday, Nov. 16, 9-12

Saturday, November 16 - Sustainable Hanover Transportation ExpoNeed a new car?  Interested in improving the fuel efficiency of your travel?  Attend the Sustainable Hanover Transportation Expo, a “car & bike petting zoo.”  From an all electric Tesla or Volt to a Toyota Highlander Hybrid, a variety of efficient family cars will be on display.  Also, learn about alternative transportation options  – the newest models in commuter bikes, carpooling using Zimride, carsharing with Zipcar, how to ride Advance Transit, Dartmouth Coach and other intercity buses and new networks of paths in Hanover. Presentations, displays and plenty of opportunity to learn from friends and neighbors.  Saturday, November 16 from 9am – 12 noon at the Richard Black Community Center, Lebanon Street, Hanover. 

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Dartmouth War Memorial Map

As part of the many activities Dartmouth has scheduled for Veterans Day, we have created a War Memorial Map. We highlight 7 sites on campus that commemorate the men and women who have so proudly and valiantly worn the uniforms of our nation’s military.



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Triangle House renovation



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West Wheelock Street Design Charrette

West Wheelock Street Design Charrette- Tell us what you think!

 A Plan NH Design Team is coming to Hanover to help sort out the many issues associated with the West Wheelock Corridor.  The Hanover Affordable Housing Commission and Hanover Planning Board recognize underutilized residential land area close to the downtown, a prominent gateway to our Main Street commercial district and the Dartmouth College campus, challenging topography, and the need to accommodate high traffic volumes with pedestrian safety. What do you think?

There will be two public input sessions on Friday, November 8 at the Parish Hall, St. Thomas Church at 9 West Wheelock Street. The sessions are scheduled from 3-4:30 PM and 6-7:30 PM. The Design Team’s final presentation will be held at the Parish Hall on Saturday, November 9 from 3:30- 4:30 PM.

The Hanover Planning Board is meeting with neighborhoods all over town to discuss resident and landowner desires for the future of their neighborhood. The Hanover Planning Board enthusiastically supports the assistance that could be provided by a community charrette team.  The neighborhood planning parties are a first step toward revision of our 2003 Master Plan.  A charrette format was successfully used to jump start our work on revising the zoning in our downtown.  Based on that experience, we believe a charrette is a good way to involve the variety of stakeholder interests in developing a vision for the corridor and exploring how increased density could be introduced to the area.

Please contact Vicki Smith at Vicki.smith@hanovernh.org, if you have questions about this exciting event.

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New Zip Car at Whittemore Circle

We are excited to share that Dartmouth has added a new Zip Car to its collection. The Toyota Prius can be found in front of Whittemore Hall. Check for availability and other details here.Zip Car at Dorm Circle

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How old is the building you live in?

At Dartmouth we have a pretty good idea about when our approximately 150 buildings on the core campus were built. We can do some cool coloring stuff with GIS too, but imagine coloring the buildings of a whole country!


The Waag Society a institute for art, science and technology, that develops creative technology for social innovation did that for the 9,866,539 buildings in the Netherlands, shaded according to year of construction!


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