A new report looks at low-cost steps that federal and state governments can take to help communities be better prepared for flooding like Tropical Storm Irene.
In the U.S. eggs, measured by the number Americans eat and changing industry standards, are big ticket items. A ballot question in Massachusetts would make it illegal to sell veal, pork or eggs from animals who’ve been confined to crates or cages of a certain size. Other New England states have already adopted some farm-animal welfare regulations concerning pigs or calves. But not regarding chickens.
If you spend any time walking in the woods, you see a lot of strange looking trees — trees shaped by the wind, split by lightning or reaching toward. And — occasionally — some twists and turns are man-made.
It’s a slow moving trend, but early voting is taking hold state-by-state. Massachusetts is the most recent to offer ballots to all registered voters ahead of Election Day.
A look at the Republican and Democratic races for governor in Vermont.
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The presidential campaign is front and center, but voters in both Vermont and New Hampshire will also pick new governors this year.
Clothes that don’t sell in thrift shops are often gathered up and offered for sale to consumers around the world. But as that market falls apart, secondhand shops are taking an unexpected financial hit.
Between 2010 and 2014, the deaths of 188 people in Vermont were tied to opioids prescribed by doctors.
A quiet local man invested for years and left his profits to Brooks Memorial Library and Brattleboro Memorial Hospital.
Governors in the six New England states will be sworn in this week.
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 […]
Vermont Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin’s narrow defeat last week of Republican Scott Milne means the state legislature will have the final say on the matter in January. The Vermont constitution requires lawmakers take a special vote — a secret ballot — if neither candidate gets more than 50 percent in the election.
We check-in with reporters from Connecticut and Vermont for the latest on those state’s gubernatorial elections.
The state holds its primaries on Tuesday, with the Republican nomination for governor up for grabs.
Vermont officials for the first time used a new law allowing them to fine people who intentionally feed bears.