Category Archives: Outreach

Taking Down West Stands

Here’s a great time lapse video of the West Stands coming down. The replacement stands will be ready for a big crowd in September 2015.

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Playable Campus?

Playable City ideas – like Bristol’s water slide or its temporary play streets – are a human response to the coldness and anonymity of the urban environment. How could we promote a more “Playful Campus?” How about a giant slip … Continue reading

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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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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 … Continue reading

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Our OPDC’s site has a new look!

Monday, July 15th 2013–Our official website for the offices of Planning and Design and Project Management has been re-designed to match the dynamic interface of the new Dartmouth website. The site includes a brand new gallery that features photos of … Continue reading

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Hanover Kick-Off of Zoning Re-Write

Hanover’s Planning Board met tonight to begin the process of re-writing its 39-year old zoning. VHB has been hired to do the work on behalf of the community. The board spent most of the evening talking about the process. Eighteen … Continue reading

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Local First Alliance

Local First Alliance is a new organization created last summer by a group of independent business and non-profit leaders in the Upper Valley. The mission is to: Create a strong and sustainable local economy that benefits all Upper Valley residents; … Continue reading

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UV Lunch Bunch in Norwich

Our Upper Valley planners quarterly gathering was hosted by Norwich yesterday.  Great chili made by Phil and amazing lemon tart provided by Woodstock’s Michael Brands – it was all delicious. We shared war stories.  Talked about development activity (or lack thereof); … Continue reading

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Dartmouth’s Half Million Dollar TDM Programs

At the June Commuting Breakfast, Bill Barr presented Dartmouth’s package of transportation demand management programs to an employee-filled Alumni Hall. Feedback from the breakfast has encouraged Dartmouth’s parking and transportation committee to pursue additional programs for faculty, staff and students. Such new programs … Continue reading

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Students Participate in Local Government

A fresh planning perspective from the young people in a community… Manchester, VT has appointed high school students to their local boards and there seems to be benefits for all.  Wouldn’t it be great to have high school and/or college … Continue reading

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