Published April 03, 2013
Attending the small private Kents Hill School in central Maine, 19-year old senior Nizam is a world away from his war torn homeland of Afghanistan.
Published February 26, 2013
Two wind turbines towering above the Cape Cod community of Falmouth, Mass., were intended to produce green energy and savings -- but they've created angst and division, and may now be removed at a high cost as neighbors complain of noise and illness.
Published January 28, 2013
The battle over the right to bear arms is flaring in Vermont, where a local gun range has moved to prohibit the Burlington Police Department from training at its facilities after the City Council voted to advance a measure banning semi-automatic rifles and large-capacity magazines.
Published November 30, 2012
Two devastating explosions this month alone, one blast in Massachusetts that leveled a multi-story building and another deadly explosion in an Indiana neighborhood, remind us of the power and potential danger of natural gas.
Published October 16, 2012
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Published August 27, 2012
Massachusetts Republicans have released a video that they claim shows an aide for Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren physically assaulting an employee of the Massachusetts Republican Party -- but Warren's campaign says the man featured was a cab driver, not a member of Warren's staff.
Published August 10, 2012
Nearly half a million welfare recipients in Massachusetts received voter registration letters from the state in the mail following a court settlement but Republicans say it's a blatant political power move aimed at getting Democrats to the polls in November. State GOP leaders believe the aim is to support Democrat Elizabeth Warren, the Harvard professor now locked in a tight battle for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Scott Brown.
Published August 08, 2012
Across America railroad tracks that once rattled with loads of goods now lie dormant and overgrown but that is changing. With gas and oil prices rising, rail shipping is seeing a resurgence and the small town of North Creek, New York is seeing the reopening of tracks that were shut down more than two decades ago.
Published July 11, 2012
In this age of voter apathy a group of teenagers in one of Massachusetts' oldest Mill towns is fighting for the right to weigh-in on city business and cast ballots before they turn 18. The 'Vote 17' movement looks like a well-organized campaign with office space in downtown Lowell where the teens involved spent Tuesday morning creating information packets and prepping for a trip to the state capitol where they're trying to get state lawmakers to support their cause.