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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 TV screen shows "Electricity Choices" with text explaining various options. It's shown to Nashua residents attending a meeting on April 5, 2023, about community power at City Hall in Nashua, N.H.

The first N.H. residents are enrolled in community power, despite bumps with Eversource

More than 8,000 people in Nashua have been enrolled in the city’s community power program, marking the launch of a new way to buy electricity in New Hampshire. “This is the start of something,” said Doria Brown, energy manager for the city of Nashua. “It’s going to be an opportunity that’s going to create jobs…

A close look at the detail engraved into the powder horn that is in the Stone House Museum's collection in Belchertown, Mass. (Carrie Healy / NEPM)

Fifty years later, stolen powder horn and firearms returned to New England museums

Until recently, Delaware resident Michael Corbett had dozens of stolen artifacts in his collection of iconic items. Last month, the FBI and other agencies held a ceremony in Philadelphia to give the items back to the museums and historical societies that had lost them. The stash included a rare 1843 pattern pistol from the Springfield Armory National…

Many of the applications for the loan repayment program have come from students at Castleton University. (Courtesy of Castleton University)

Vermont college grads can get $5,000 if they stay here

Vermont is trying to entice graduating college students to stay in the state by offering $5,000 off their student loans. That’s if graduates of any of the state’s colleges and universities agree to work for a Vermont-based company for two years in a position that requires a four-year degree. It’s the latest effort by the state to bolster its…

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