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BOSTON — Fake news, quadricentennial edition: America's early settlers were all pious. The native people were savages. Freedom and liberty were available to all from Day One.As the U.S. gears up to mark the 400th anniversary of its roots as a … more
WASHINGTON, Maine — Susan Frank and her dogs spend their days shepherding hairy, black pigs with names like Bacon, Pork Chop and Yummy around a chunk of Maine woods. Her farm, which raises and fattens the rare American mulefoot hogs for … more
MONTPELIER — New census figures show the three northernmost states in New England continue to see stagnant or declining populations, which experts predict will limit economic growth in the region.The challenges are slightly different among the … more
CONCORD, N.H. — The television show "North Woods Law" is moving slightly south.After four years following the Maine Warden Service, the reality TV show's next season will feature conservation officers from the New Hampshire Fish and Game … more
MONTPELIER — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to expand by tens of thousands of acres a national refuge that covers parts of the Connecticut River watershed in New England.The federal agency released its 15-year conservation plan … more
CONCORD, N.H. — Plunging temperatures and gusty winds made their way Thursday into the Northeastern U.S., the next victim in the path of dangerously cold temperatures to hit the country.A strong Arctic cold front moved across the region with … more
PORTLAND, Maine — Skiers and ski resort operators hope a storm that walloped New England will mark the start of something good this holiday season after the region experienced a Christmas rainstorm two years ago and record warmth last … more
MANCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire's four Democratic electors have signed a letter asking for members of the Electoral College to receive an intelligence briefing explaining whether the government is investigating links between President-elect … more
CONCORD, N.H. — Snow and freezing rain made for messy commutes and closed hundreds of schools Monday as a snowstorm pushed into the Northeast.The storm left nearly a foot of snow on the ground in some spots in the Great Lakes and upper Midwest … more
PORTLAND, Maine — FairPoint Communications has struggled with the loss of traditional telephone customers, labor unrest and customer service problems in northern New England. But Consolidated Communications sees an opportunity.Consolidated … more
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