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Powerball soars to over a half billion dollars
Powerball tickets sales are going through the roof! Many New Englanders are making big plans,hoping to win the powerball, approaching record numbers, soaring over a half billion dollars.With millions purchasing tickets by the minute, Saturday's powerball drawing could be one of the richest in lottery history.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Providence Journal
Mostly sunny, high of 72
Southern New Englanders can expect another nice day today and a good weekend, according to our weather partners at WPRI.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Auto Channel
AT&T Calls On Maine Customers To Pledge: Never Text And Drive
AT&T's New England team is educating drivers across the region on the dangers of texting while driving, and urging them to take AT&T's "Txting & Drving: It Can Wait" pledge never to text and drive.
How to Build a Ski Rack
"I used to ski way back, but now I have carpenter's knees," says Norm Abram, master carpenter, native New Englander and a star of television's This Old House for more than 25 years.
Imelda Staunton & More Complete Casting for Circle Mirror Transformation at the Royal Court Theatre
Class is in session! Casting is complete for the U.K. premiere of Circle Mirror Transformation at the Royal Court Theatre, starring stage and screen favorite Imelda Staunton as a wacky acting teacher.
Mon May 13, 2013
RGGI will let the region thrive
My company, Yankee Thermal Imaging, makes money by helping New Englanders save money on energy.
Sun May 12, 2013
Home Ownership Still Possible in Massachusetts
Home ownership is still possible in the New England area and more specifically, Massachusetts, but there are some maneuvering that still has to be done.
Sat May 11, 2013
'Relic' is democracy at its best
While many relics of our Puritan past have withered into obsolescence there is one that stands tall in the eyes and hearts of New Englanders - our venerable Town Meeting, the garden of government where the seeds of demo-a cracy are planted.
Was the Revolutionary War a reactionary war? 'Bunker Hill' reconsiders history.
Nathaniel Philbrick's new book gets at the on-the-ground reality of the American Revolution, which the author writes began as 'a profoundly conservative movement.' John Trumbull's "Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker's Hill." It turns out the modern incarnation of the tea party may have more in common with the original Boston ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
Knex Brands & Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products Announce Family Guy Partnership
KNEX Brands, the only US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love , is pleased to announce its partnership with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products to create an exciting new line of building toys inspired by the popular animated comedy series, Family Guy! The partnership combines the award-winning KNEX building system with ... (more)
Tue May 07, 2013
The North's Slavery Problem
It may come as a surprise to some, but slavery existed in colonial New England, not just the South.
Five Things, May 7: David Polansky to perform at Boylston Place
The evening will cool down to 53. 2. Ultimate Bootcamp at Longwood : Thousands of New Englanders have found results with our fitness techniques so you can be sure Ultimate Bootcamp will work for you too! 3. David Polansky to perform at Boylston Place : Musician David Polansky will perform at EPOCH Assisted Living at Boylston Place, 615 Heath St., ... (more)
Fri May 03, 2013
Religion News Service
Why is nationa s most Catholic region first to embrace SSM?
With Rhode Island's legalization of same-sex marriage yesterday, New England becomes the first region in the country to go all in for SSM.
Nova News Now
Grand Pr historical talk
Dr. Jonathan Fowler, a St. Mary's University professor, will be speaking on The Battle of Grand Pre Reconsideredon May 22.
Best Sandwiches In America
I have long held that America's greatest contribution to the culinary world is the sandwich .
Thu May 02, 2013
Cybercast News Service
Hot Tip From EPA: Use Less A/C This Summer
The Environmental Protection Agency wants you to take the bus, walk more, and turn your air conditioning "to a higher temperature setting" to combat "smog season." It might help a little, but not a lot: Even the EPA admits that cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses are primarily responsible for smog.
Why Do Business Telephone Systems Have to Be So Complicated and Expensive?
Many business professionals see their telephone platforms as being ... OK. Fine. Sufficient.
Friendly's launches 'Build Your Own Burger' contest
Friendly's , a one-time ice cream icon looking to rejuvenate its restaurant mojo, is launching a "Build Your Own Burger" contest that could yield the winner the ground-beef equivalent of 15 minutes of fame.
Wed May 01, 2013
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Town moderator breathes past into present-day town meeting
Town meeting voters are a captive audience, and in Spencer that's something Town Moderator Peter Adams likes to take advantage of so he can share his love of history.
A Neighbor's View: Putting people down called for on occasion
One Sunday morning, I accompanied Janet to a Boy Scout camp in New Hampshire where she had been asked to conduct a church service.