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Getting food scraps out of the trash and into the soil will save money and protect the environment. Expert composter Domingo Medina shows you the best ways to do it. Video by Connecticut Public's Ryan Caron King as part of special climate coverage from the New England News Collaborative.

A woman holds a Puerto Rican flag during the Springfield Puerto Rican Parade on Sept. 18, 2022. (Elizabeth Román / NEPM)

Springfield opens welcome center to serve Puerto Ricans who may arrive after Hurricane Fiona

Officials in Springfield, Massachusetts, are working with a community organization to establish a welcome center for families who may arrive from Puerto Rico, due to Hurricane Fiona. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Ward 1 City Councilor Maria Perez, City Clerk Gladys Oyola, Mini Marrero, a mayoral aide, and Rosa Espinoza, program director for New North Citizen Council met at…

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Trolling Martha’s Vineyard: Island residents on the receiving end of abuse over helping migrants

Online, by phone, and even by aerial banner, the Vineyard has become a target for threats and angry comments about immigration. People on Martha’s Vineyard are being trolled and harassed following the flight of migrants to the island last week at the behest of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. State Representative Dylan Fernandes, who represents the…

The group traveled via the MV Governor on Friday. Then then made their way to Joint Base Cape Cod. (Liz Lerner/ CAI)

Migrant group sheltering on Martha’s Vineyard moves to Joint Base Cape Cod

The group of about 50 migrants who have been in temporary shelter on Martha’s Vineyard has moved to Joint Base Cape Cod. The move is voluntary. The group traveled by bus and ferry, surrounded by media. Around 10 o’clock this morning, teary migrants hugged volunteers, took selfies, and gave thanks to those who supported them…

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