Category Archives: Around New England

Lawsuit Claims Eversource, Avangrid Caused $3.6B in Excessive Electricity Costs

BOSTON – New England residents today hit Eversource Energy and Avangrid Inc. with a class-action lawsuit stating that the two energy companies caused electricity consumers to incur overcharges of $3.6 billion in a years-long scheme that impacted six states and affected 14.7 million … Continue reading

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Study: NH Rural areas in affordable housing crunch

Many rural places, especially those desired by second-home owners and retirees, are challenged to provide affordable and adequate housing for local working families, according to new research released by the Carsey School of Public Policy at the University of New … Continue reading

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Sorry, but Sandy Hook parents have no right to sue gun manufacturers

Remington is the parent company of Bushmaster Firearms which made the semi-automatic rifle that Adam Lanza used to kill school-children AFTER he murdered his mother to gain access to her guns. The parents sued Remington previously but PLCAA (Protection of … Continue reading

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NH tourism officials say both visitors and spending expected to be up 4 percent this winter

BOSTON — New Hampshire tourism officials on Thursday announced that the winter of 2017-2018 is expected to bring four percent increases in both the number of visitors and in spending. Victoria Cimino, director of the NH Division of Travel and … Continue reading

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Now that we are all reporters, it’s time to start acting like one

The recent storm and the resulting loss of electricity for many people and in some cases, the additional loss of cable and telephone, have sent many of us to our smartphones, where we are, oddly enough, finding we have Internet … Continue reading

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Are RPC State Smart Transportation Initiatives Going After Uber and Lyft?

Uber and Lyft riders and drivers, beware. Regionalism and urbanism may be the reason your services are being banned in various cities across the world. … According to the “State Smart Transportation Initiative” ride-hailing increases the use of cars and the actual … Continue reading

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North Country Lawmakers Tackle N.H.’s Demographic Challenges

New Hampshire is getting older, but a group of lawmakers, including two from the North Country, are working to find solutions to ensure that the state’s economy and tax base remains strong and services are not burdened in the decades … Continue reading

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