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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.

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New England’s electric grid operator says it’s ready for summer, but severe heat could prompt calls for conservation

New England’s grid operator, ISO New England, says the electricity system should hold up this summer under typical weather conditions. But if we see more extreme heat, like an extended heat wave, they may need to ask residents and businesses to voluntarily conserve energy. They could also import power from neighboring regions or draw on power…

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Musician Noah Kahan reflects on ‘Stick Season,’ New England and his Boston Calling debut

More than 50 acts will take the stages at the Boston Calling music festival this Memorial Day weekend. One of them is a young, dyed-in-the-wool New Englander named Noah Kahan. The singer-songwriter’s star has been rising meteorically with help from a viral song about Vermont. There’s a pretty good chance you’ve heard “Stick Season,” but the…

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Inflation won’t put a damper on this summer travel season

The traditional summer travel season will likely be kicking off with a very busy Memorial Day weekend. AAA is predicting more than 2 million New Englanders will be traveling this weekend, roughly 400,000 Connecticut residents will be among them. That would be a 6% increase over last year, but still shy of numbers before the…

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