12 hrs ago
Get Out: Oddball comedians and X highlight the holiday weekend concert scene
The six-hour laugh-a-palooza, sponsored by the Funny or Die comedy site, stars short-tempered standup ace , and fellow fearless New Englander Sarah Silverman, who ignited a national buzz on the Emmy Awards red carpet when she showed off her marijuana e-cigarette to E! hostess , host of Comedy Central's web-based improv comedy/panelist show ... (more)
23 hrs ago
Why do some hostages die, and some are released?
The Times acknowledged that Curtis's release may not have involved payment to his captor, the Syrian terrorist group Al Nusra Front.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Genesee Country Express
Kitchen Call: The season for lobster, veggies
Last weekend, a group of us met in a friend's New Hampshire garden to gather baskets of tomatoes and onions and peppers and eggplants.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Power on, NESCOE
The purpose of the New England States Committee on Electricity is straightforward, including, in the words of their regional cooperation statement, the advancement of "a regional energy infrastructure initiative that diversifies our energy supply portfolio while ensuring that the benefits and costs of transmission and pipeline investments are ... (more)
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Mostly Forgotten History: Spinosa and the Declaration of Independence
In 1875, New Englander Mary Baker Eddy published Science and Health in which she argued that sickness is an illusion that can be corrected by prayer alone.
New England's Top Outdoor Water Parks
Included in your $36 all-day ticket at New Hampshire's Canobie Lake Park, is admission to the amusement park's water complex, "Castaway Island."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Offshore Oil Exploration Approved for East Coast - Greenies Freak
After decades of paranoid hemming and hawing, last month the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management finally approved oil exploration in Federal waters along the Atlantic coast from Delaware to Florida.
The Chronicle Herald
TAYLOR: NSP may be right about Sable gas cutoff
Nova Scotia Power Inc. seemed to ruffle ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.'s feathers recently by suggesting in a regulatory filing that gas will stop flowing from the Sable Offshore Energy Project by October 2016.
New go-to career for New England's young: Farming
Across the region, young people are choosing crops over cubicles, new farms are popping up and the local food movement is spreading.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Singers to compete at Hampton Beach
This Friday night, the Hampton Beach Talent Competition, formerly known as Hampton Beach Idol, returns for its 10th anniversary, taking over the Seashell Stage for three days from Aug. 22-24.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Music Review: 'Dreams in the Witch House: A Lovecraftian Rock Opera'
Eighty years ago, a sickly New Englander published his scary haunted-house story in the pulp magazine Weird Tales .
Journalist James Foley knew dangers but believed in what he did - friend says
James Foley knew his job carried risks but 'believed in what he was doing' covering the Syrian conflict, a friend said.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Verizon Wireless Tops in Overall Network Performance in Vermont in Report by Rootmetrics
In addition to receiving the top award for overall network performance in Vermont, Verizon Wireless also scored highest in the Speed and Data categories and shared the highest score for Reliability and Text.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Ted King still seeking contract for 2015
After four seasons racing in Liquigas and Cannondale lime green, the New Englander is seeking a new home as his Italian program closes up shop at the end of the season.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Independent on energy
New England has a long and honorable tradition of independent thought and action, but when it comes to meeting modern energy needs, that taste for independence comes with a high price tag.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Sunday things to do
Most people don't need a lot of convincing to chow down on lobster. You can get your fix and do it for charity! Shellfish not your thing? Let Peter Pan and the Lost Boys entertain you.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Everyone profits if Arthur T. returns as CEO
I'm sure you're receiving hundreds of emails regarding the protests, boycott and employee work stoppage.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
EMILY's List President: Don't Count Out Wendy Davis
The Democratic women's group is targeting five gubernatorial races in 2014 and says polling shows the country is ready for a female chief executive two years later.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Harbor Times Soup
Straddling the seasons
The back-to-school sales are already in full swing, although it seems to every child that summer vacation just began.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
173-year-old Whale Ship Embodies a Modern Ideal: Powered Entirely by Renewable Energy
As we rode before the wind, silent and serene, the Morgan took on the aspects of a complex and sometimes contradictory embodiment of how we use our historical imagination.