Dartmouth Labor Union Elects Chief

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s labor union, Service Employees International Union Local 560, replaced its late president with his right-hand man in an election on Thursday. Local 560 Vice President Christopher Peck won a four-way race to succeed Earl Sweet, who died in January after three decades of service. Peck outpaced his closest challenger, Scott Hunt, by an 80-vote margin, with two other candidates, Seth Nelson and Joanne Norton,...

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Business Notes: March 6, 2016
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Business Notes: March 6, 2016

Springfield, Vt. — The River Valley Workforce Investment Board will host the fifth annual River Valley Employment Fair on April 27, from 2-5 p.m., at Riverside Middle School, 13 Fairground Road, Springfield, Vt. The fair is aimed at connecting local job seekers with seasonal and permanent jobs in the area and to showcase resources and training programs designed to help job seekers, a news release from the Workforce Investment Board...

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At the Hospitals: Feb. 28, 2016
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At the Hospitals: Feb. 28, 2016

Registered Nurse Receives Lake Sunapee VNA and Hospice Award New London — Scott Ross , a hospice registered nurse and case manager, received the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice “Imagine the Possibilities” award at the nonprofit’s annual meeting on Feb. 18. The annual award is given to a staff member who has a “positive impact throughout the agency” and is willing to look at situations from all perspectives in order to achieve...

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Business Notes: Feb. 14, 2016
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Business Notes: Feb. 14, 2016

Bethel — GW Plastics last week announced the completion of a major expansion of its Dongguan, China, facilities. The project more than doubled the size of the plant, and the new 125,000-square-foot facility will permit the company to streamline its tooling, molding and medical device assembly operations while leaving room for contract manufacturing growth, the company said in a news release. The company plans to enhance its Asia...

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At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016
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At the Hospitals: Feb. 7, 2016

Local Hospitals Release Community Health Needs Assessment Access to mental health care and affordable health insurance, prescription drugs prices, heroin and the misuse of pain medications are among the Upper Valley ’s most pressing health concerns, according to a report by local hospitals. The 2015 Community Health Needs Assessment is based on focus groups and surveys conducted over a five-month period last year by...

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