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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
MONTPELIER — A federally funded economic development organization that has helped bring and save hundreds of jobs in depressed areas of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont and upstate New York is slated for elimination under President Donald Trump's … more
BANGOR, Maine — Northern New England's growing black bear population has awoken, and it's coming for your garbage.A year after a spring and summer marked by a high number of nuisance bear complaints, wildlife officials are encouraging people … more
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