Category Archives: Around New England

Report Claims New England Electricity Consumers Overpaid By Billions

New England electricity consumers paid billions of dollars more than necessary over a three-year period, according to a national environmental group. But some observers are skeptical, while one utility named in the report is calling it an outright fabrication. | … Continue reading

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Extreme Chunkin competition returns to New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Cars, pianos and massive pumpkins will be flying through the air in New Hampshire. The third annual Extreme Chunkin competition is being held Saturday and Sunday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. More than 20 teams will … Continue reading

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If One State Senator has Their Way You Won’t Be Able to send Your Kid to a NH “Community” College Anymore

CONCORD — State Sen. John Reagan, R-Deerfield, would like to see the word “community” taken out of the names used by the seven colleges in the Community College System of New Hampshire, and plans to introduce legislation to that effect. … Continue reading

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VT, NH Organic Farmers to Rally Over Labeling Standards

Vermont and New Hampshire organic farmers plan a rally Sunday in Hanover, New Hampshire, to protest what they see as the potential weakening of the national organic labeling standard. At issue is the labeling of produce grown hydroponically or aquaponically, … Continue reading

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Parents in New Hampshire Respond to Lewd Snapchat Messages

Parents in Litchfield, New Hampshire are being warned by local police and the school district to pay close attention to their children’s social media. This after several middle school girls say they received lewd photographs through the popular social media … Continue reading

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Dartmouth Doesn’t Like Planners When They Vote the ‘Wrong Way”

“The college believes that the New Hampshire Superior Court decision of Sept. 21 significantly and mistakenly expands Planning Board discretion in the review of building projects,” Dartmouth spokeswoman Diana Lawrence said in an email on Friday explaining the college’s decision … Continue reading

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Les Otten: $5M Balsams Loan Required His Testimony For Northern Pass

CONCORD — The second half of the regulatory war over the Northern Pass Transmission project began in confusion Friday as the opposition opened its case before the Site Evaluation Committee in the months-long proceedings. Eversource’s final witness Les Otten, who … Continue reading

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