Category Archives: Around New England

The High Cost Of Medical Marijuana Causes Pain In Vermont

Recent scientific reviews have found substantial evidence that marijuana can be useful in easing at least some types of chronic pain. Yet even for the majority of Americans who live in states that have legalized medical marijuana, choosing opioids can be much cheaper. … Continue reading

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New Hampshire wants you to help them count their turkeys

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Forget counting sheep. The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department wants you to count turkeys. The department is asking the public to report sightings of wild turkeys for its annual winter flock survey . The online survey asks … Continue reading

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Judge dismisses hate speech case against University of Vermont student

A Burlington, Vermont judge dismissed a criminal case against a University of Vermont (UVM) student who was accused of using racially disparaging comments during a phone conversation. University officials claimed in October that continuing education major Wesley Richter used “explicitly racist … Continue reading

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New England Wanted To Use All Renewable Energy… Then It Got Cold

Suddenly the power grid is experiencing strains which aren’t generally seen in more clement weather conditions. So how are they responding? Local Hartford, Vermont blogger Meredith Angwin has been keeping an eye on the grid and she’s seeing an alarming trend (or … Continue reading

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Vermont rehashes recreational marijuana bill as legislative year comes to a start

Vermont lawmakers are expected to consider a recreational marijuana bill this week that would make The Green Mountain State the first in the nation to legalize weed with its legislature rather than a voter referendum. | Keep Reading at the Washington … Continue reading

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Vermont Wants To Crack Down On Bootleggers Bringing Cheaper Liquor From New Hampshire

Prohibition might have been repealed in 1933, but modern-day bootleggers are still sidestepping state liquor laws. Now Vermont officials want heavier penalties for people trafficking booze from neighboring New Hampshire. | Read More at Vermont Public Radio

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Cannon Mountain Welcomes Pirates on the Slopes …to Benefit North Country

Franconia, NH:   Arrgh! Ski Like a Pirate and Hunt for Ye Treasure at the Pirates of the High Skis! at Cannon Mountain on Saturday, February 3, 2018. Pirates of the High Skis! is a swashbuckling fundraiser for the Adaptive Sports Partners … Continue reading

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