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KEENE, N.H. — Rows and rows of corn run down to the Ashuelot River. It's a sea of green, tucked behind a neighborhood and industrial park just off Route 10 in Swanzey, N.H. One might never know that such a peaceful and beautiful spot exists … more
PEMBROKE, N.H. — The regional director for veterans hospitals across New England faced criticism Monday as a congressional subcommittee began examining problems at the Manchester VA Medical Center.The House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on … more
BRIDGTON, Maine — Carolyn Nistler is at the forefront of a boom in a resource that plays a key role in the management of American wildlife: bear teeth.Nistler, owner of a Montana lab, and others are sorting through a windfall of teeth taken … more
BOSTON — Proposals are flooding in to help Massachusetts ramp up its reliance on renewable energy, including solar, wind and hydropower.The state has received nearly four dozen bids for a contract to add more renewable power to its energy … more
PORTLAND, Maine — The summer air is sizzling as the Fourth of July approaches, yet 86-year-old Richard Perkins already worries about how he's going to stay warm this winter.President Donald Trump has proposed eliminating heating aid for … more
BERNARDSTON, Mass. — Just as renovation of the former Bella Notte restaurant got underway, with plans to turn it into a medical marijuana growing facility, Happy Valley Compassion Center's founders are facing a potential setback following … more
CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire's only veterans hospital has appointed two more interim leaders as whistleblower doctors continue to call for a third-party investigation into substandard treatment and conditions.Veterans Affairs Secretary David … more
COLEBROOK, N.H. — Twenty years ago, an angry loner with a gun murdered four people, two of them state troopers, in the New Hampshire town of Colebrook, wounded four other officers and was killed in a shootout with police in Vermont.Today, … more
STACYVILLE, Maine — In a rural corner of Maine that's so remote even Mainers call it "the willy-wags," there's a new place for camping, hiking and birding. But it comes with a dash of political intrigue.Maine's new Katahdin Woods and Waters … more
PORTLAND, Maine — A wetter-than-normal spring in the Northeast is producing a bumper crop of mosquitoes, leading to worries of a corresponding spike in mosquito-borne illnesses this summer.The heavy rain that erased last summer's drought has … more
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