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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.

Seaside Creamery is one of many food trucks invited to festivals throughout New England. Here, they are at a Juneteenth event in New Britain, CT on June 18, 2022. (Melody Rivera / New England News Collaborative)

New England’s food trucks face the higher costs of doing business on the road

Justin Amevor wanted to start a food business for years and got his opportunity during the pandemic. He launched DoughBoyz in Worcester, Massachusetts, with a plan to start out in catering and eventually have a food truck called the DoughCart. His dream of founding a food company focused on addressing and solving food insecurity became…

In May 2022, thousands of protesters marched down Tremont Street in Boston during a pro-abortion rights rally near the Massachusetts Statehouse. (Jesse Costa/ WBUR)

New England activists on both sides of debate gear up for post-Roe reality

Editor’s Note: This story was originally published before the June 24 Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 case that made it a constitutional right to have an abortion. If so, it will be up to each state to determine whether abortion…

Ralliers at a Women's March at the State House in Augusta, Maine, in Jan. 2018. (Abukar Adan / Maine Public File)

Here’s what the Supreme Court decision means for abortion access in Maine

The Supreme Court decision overturning the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on Friday will have little to no immediate impact on access to abortions in Maine. But abortion rights advocates fear — and abortion opponents hope — that could change if the political winds shift in the state, potentially as early as this November. By…

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