Call Me Ishmael
Moby Dick is having a moment in New Bedford
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The liquor commission, which reported record-breaking $698.2 million in sales last year, acknowledges no such wrongdoing — and, in turn, accuses Volinsky of conducting a “sting operation” in an attempt to turn the agency into a “political football.”
Jessica Saturley-Hall knew she wanted to start her own business, and she got hooked on the concept of compost. She knew that food scraps produce significantly more methane, a greenhouse gas, when tossed in a landfill, rather than breaking down on their own. So she wondered, what if you could reward people for separating their food waste from their trash.
An art professor just spent four days publicly painting a six-foot-tall portrait of Trayvon Martin, the black teen whose murder in 2012 polarized the country and ignited a debate on racial profiling and civil rights.
For the past eight years, New Bedford has been advocating for offshore wind and preparing their port to service offshore wind projects. But why is the city betting on this industry?
For dairy farms in New England, the outlook for milk prices is not good this year. The stress has been tied to suicides among dairy farmers.
Among the thousands of people who left Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit last year, many have come to New England. And for a variety of reasons, they won’t return to the island.
Valle Hill is a neighborhood in Puerto Rico that shouldn’t exist.
Massachusetts opted last week for one large power line to cover a big chunk of its energy needs for the next 20-plus years.
Eversource’s Northern Pass transmission line is the sole project picked for long-term energy contract negotiations with Massachusetts.
Under a new law, Massachusetts gun owners have until Wednesday, Jan. 31 to relinquish bump stocks, which allow rifles to be fired more rapidly.