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CONCORD, N.H. — National Grid on Tuesday announced a transmission project that would bring up to 1,200 megawatts of clean energy from Canada to the New England power grid and run along existing lines in Vermont and New Hampshire.National Grid … more
The Associated PressMARSHFIELD — Tick numbers are on the rise across New England, raising the prospect of an increase in Lyme and other diseases associated with the blood suckers.Much of the region got a respite last year as the drought took a … more
CONCORD, N.H. — Last year's drought in New Hampshire was tough on farmers and towns. But, it turns out, it was good for moose.Preliminary numbers from a project that puts tracking collars on moose show that only one of the calves — the … more
SPRINGFIELD — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is reminding anglers and the general public as a whole to avoid disturbing spawning sea lamprey that may currently be found in the Connecticut River and several of its tributaries."Sea … more
LEWISTON, Maine — Richard Rodrigue stood in the back of a banquet hall, watching his blond-haired, blue-eyed daughter mingle among her high school classmates. These teenagers speak dozens of languages, and hail from a dozen African … more
BROOKSVILLE, Maine — Think of New England industry, and mills, farms and lobsters come to mind. But the region also has a sometimes-messy legacy of mining — and the bill is due.Companies that once pursued copper, iron and other ores have … more
NORTHFIELD, MASS. — The Abenaki are here. They exist. And yet, they still live in a reality where not everyone is aware of that. But that is changing, slowly, but it is changing, said Joe Graveline, a member of the Northfield Historical … more
Charles Montgomery welcomed the challenge of hiking the steep terrain of the Connecticut River headwaters in remote northern New Hampshire, admiring the birds, the plants, the woods. He also loved the opportunity to pray.For four days, the … more
NORTHFIELD, MASS. — Dwight Moody left behind a legacy for the town of Northfield, Mass., and Christian education. In 1879 he created the Northfield Seminary School for Girls. The school was meant to give equal opportunity to education despite … more
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — Spring is in the air. But mud is on the ground, and will be for a while.Mud season is an annual mucky rite of passage in the lives of northern New Englanders. This year, it's gloppier than usual in places, and hanging … more
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