A broken Toxic Substances Control Act has been overhauled. In the updated law, the EPA now has the power to reviews thousands of chemicals used in products and in the workplace. States, which have for years been making their own regulations, may no longer have the final say on safety.
According to the newly released book “Wildflowers of New England” there are over 1,100 kinds of wildflowers out there.
A new study shows that nearly a third of New England farm operators are over age 65, and most of those farmers don’t employ anyone under 45 years old.
Some reverse mortgage borrowers have fallen behind on tax and insurance payments, and now risk losing their homes.
A conversation with the cookbook author.
This winter was one of the warmest ever for many communities around the Northeast.
A cold snap this weekend could hold up the process, but some syrup makes have started tapping trees and collecting sap.
In a call with reporters, the President of ISO New England, said the region continues to see price spikes when demand is high on cold winter days.
One week from today, in Northampton, Massachusetts, thirty-six of the region’s most skilled professional tree climbers will compete in the 27th annual New England Tree […]
This week, MGM broke ground on its casino in Springfield. When it opens in late 2017, the western Massachusetts resort may find itself in the middle of a region stacked with casinos.
Much of New England is digging out from a third major winter storm in two weeks, and more snow is likely on the way.
This coming season should be a good one for maple syrup producers in New England. That’s the word from Joshua Rapp, who co-authored a Tufts […]
Those hitting the road Wednesday night and Thursday morning will likely have to contend with wet, windy conditions. A flood watch is in effect for much of western New England through noon Thursday. And the heavy rain could make travel tricky.
The number of dairy farms in Massachusetts dropped significantly between 2007 and 2012, according to US Census data out this month.
A deadly disease for bats is killing fewer of the winged creatures in New England. Scientists are pleased but are not sure why this is happening.