Wikipedia Has Lots of Money

If you’ve been on Wikipedia at any point in the past week, you probably noticed a dramatic, black-and-yellow banner plastered atop your screen: “DEAR WIKIPEDIA READERS,” it begins in all caps — before launching into a desperate, paragraph-long pitch for money. The banner heralds the start of the Wikimedia Foundation’s December fundraising drive, an annual Internet tradition as reliable as year-end lists and April Fool’s fakes. This...

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City Board, D-H Meet on Palliative Care Center

Lebanon — Dartmouth-Hitchcock’s revised plans for an 18-bed palliative care center elicited few questions and generally positive, if subdued, comments from members of the city Planning Board on Monday night. David Stiger, a D-H representative, noted that the medical system had chosen “a different site for the project on property we own within the medical center zone.” It has been 19 months since D-H announced it had received a $10...

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Facebook Pitches Solution  To Tech’s Diversity Problem

Facebook Pitches Solution To Tech’s Diversity Problem

There’s little doubt that there’s a race and gender gap in the tech industry. Look at any of the major tech firms’ diversity reports and you’ll see that there are proportionally fewer women, blacks and Hispanics in the tech world — particularly when it comes to engineering positions. That’s the problem, and it’s one we know well. But what could be the solution? Facebook has its own theory, which it’s trying to prove with the launch of...

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Money Talk: Set Up IRS Payment Plan Yourself

Question: I fell behind on making my quarterly estimated tax payments for a long list of reasons, and when I file my return, the IRS will find out. I have heard they can seize your IRAs, which I have but do not want to cash out to pay. I found a service on the Internet with good references and no bad reviews. The company said it can help get a payment program and often a reduction in the amount owed. It seems worth a couple of...

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Jewell Transport Will Propose New Facility at Industrial Park

Claremont — The trucking company that is proposing to build a new facility in the Syd Clarke Industrial Park will present a site plan to Planning Board on Monday. Jewell Transport now operates in a 71,000-square-foot building at 356 River Road it bought in 2004 and the new parcel is less than a mile to the south at the corner of Grissom Lane and River Road. According to the site plan application, the company, which transports the...

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