Vermont Governor Will Not Seek Re-Election

Vermont Governor Jim Douglas announced on August 27 he will not seek re-election next year. He cited personal reasons for the decision. The news may affect the future of the Vermont Yankee nuclear... Read more »

A Local School District Thrives Despite Recession

In Granby, Mass., near Northampton, teachers and administrators are breathing a sigh of relief as they prepare for the upcoming school year. Using stimulus grants and reserve funds, and by making... Read more »

Mass., Vermont Plan for Clean Energy, Universal High-Speed Internet

In a move that could be repeated in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, the state of Vermont is poised to discourage companies from building cell phone towers that look like fake trees and will offer... Read more »

Thousand Acres in Keene Saved

In Keene, the 1,044 acre Greater Goose Pond Forest has been protected from development. The land is owned by the city and had been vulnerable to being paved. The Society for the Protection of New... Read more »

Feds To Hold Hearing on Polluting Power Plant

On August 13 at 7 p.m. in Russell, Mass. – about a 30 minute drive from Northampton - the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public hearing about a plan by a Connecticut... Read more »