Leaders of New England states and eastern Canadian provinces are in Boston this week for an annual conference, with a focus on technology and energy.
In the Northeast, according to the USDA, about 175,000 farms produce more than $21-billion a year in food, hay and flowers. But not this year. The climate — and how it’s changing — has many farmers thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and available water.
“In a similar way that a lot of people are interested in having locally grown food…there’s a growing interest in having locally produced cloth,” said Michelle Parrish of Amherst.
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 […]