- Associated Press - Friday, December 16, 2016

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Dartmouth College’s proposal to build a $17.5 million athletic facility has been denied.

Hanover’s planning board on Tuesday voted to reject the college’s proposal to build a 70,000-square-foot practice facility.

The board says the complex isn’t in compliance with the town’s site plan regulations.

Dartmouth has said the practice facility would allow its athletes to practice regardless of weather. The college says athletes have to be able to walk to practice and it can’t relocate the facility.

The school says it complies with zoning code.

Neighbors opposed the project, citing concerns that it would “harm the character” of the area and would lower property values.

The college says it awaits a written decision from the planning board and is reviewing its options. It can appeal the decision.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide