New England

File photo of money. (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

Stats Show Slow Connecticut Growth

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – New federal statistics show economic growth in New England has been slowest in Connecticut and Maine since the end of the recession in 2009. The Commerce Department released statistics of quarterly […]

08/20/2014

(PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Spending By New Englanders Strongest In US

New Englanders spent more on food, health care, gas to run their cars and electricity to heat and cool their homes in 2012 than most other Americans, according to statistics released Thursday by the federal government showing that spending has rebounded since the recession ended in 2009.

08/07/2014

A person walking during a severe rain storm. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Heavy Rain Floods Northern New England, 1 Dead

Heavy flooding throughout northern New England was blamed for at least one fatality as officials on Wednesday urged residents in all three states to avoid water-covered roadways and watch out for overflowing rivers.

04/16/2014

Natural gas pipeline (Sean Gallup/Getty Images News)

New England Governors Looking At Pipeline Expansion

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – New England governors have announced a plan to expand the region’s pipeline capacity to deliver more natural gas and cut energy costs. Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday he and the […]

01/23/2014

(credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Divisional Round Picks – San Diego Chargers Super Bowl-Bound?

My hands may be white from all the chalk I pick, you know there will be one supreme surprise this week. But where? Since we went 3-1 last week – losing with the wretched Bengals, like everyone else – let’s try our hand at the most heavenly weekend of a most horrible winter.

01/10/2014

plainfield map

Biomass Plant Running In Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, Conn. (AP) – A $225 million biomass energy plant in Plainfield has begun operating 10 years after planning began and is producing enough electricity to power the equivalent of 37,000 homes. The Bulletin of […]

01/07/2014

Pedestrians walk through snow. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More Than 1,800 Flights Canceled As Northeast Prepares For Winter Storm

Light snow was falling Thursday in parts of the Northeast as a winter storm bore down on the region, promising significant snowfall, strong winds and frigid temperatures that will make commutes hazardous for the first work day of the new year.

01/02/2014

File photo of a man walking as another clears snow from a sidewalk in the New England area.  (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

1st Snowstorm Of 2014 Descends On New England, NY

Residents and emergency management officials in New England and parts of New York prepared on Wednesday for a winter storm predicted to help usher in 2014 with snow and frigid temperatures across much of the region.

01/01/2014

A man scrapes heavy wet snow off of his car.  (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Another Storm Heads To Northern New England

Utility companies in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are bracing for more power outages as a fast-moving storm is expected to drop heavy wet snow that could wipe out the progress they’ve made.

12/29/2013

Some residents are still without power.  (credit: Randy Risling/Getty Images)

A Week After Ice Storm, Outages Linger In Maine

More than 4,000 Maine residents are still without power a week after an ice storm hit parts of northern New England and utility officials say Sunday’s snowstorm could cause more outages.

12/28/2013

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 845 other followers