, 2022-12-28 06:13:11,
It certainly was a busy 2022 at Dartmouth.
In the past 12 months, several new faces have been elected to local offices, a resident involved in a tri-state persecution, the closing of Big Value Outletthe toxic soil cleanup at Bliss Corner, and one of Dartmouth’s own has to be appears in a Disney movie.
Here’s a look at some of the top stories that appeared at Dartmouth Week in 2022:
After more than three years of debate, on April 25 the School Committee voted 3-1 in favor reaffirm controversial high school “Indian” name and logo, ensuring the continued use of the symbol in the institution.
the vote arrived after more than 80% of voters declared their support for keeping the logo in a non-binding referendum in this year’s municipal elections, which took place on April 5.
In the lead up to the vote, some tribal representatives spoke about their pain that their culture was reduced to a single image of a warrior, while others said they were proud to have a logo that accurately represents their ancestors.
Following the decision of the School Committee, the town formed a committee composed of city and school officials work on reviewing the culture, history and diversity of indigenous peoples “in a way that prioritizes education, reconciliation and appropriate advocacy”.
The group is currently working. towards holding a cultural event sometime next year.
Private entities such as Round the Bend Farm, have been launched by holding their first annual meeting…
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