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New England Cod Fishermen Share Coal Miners’ Plight In This New Documentary

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.11.2017 | Politics

For 25 years, Sam Sanfilippo hauled nets full of cod from the waters off New England’s coast. Like generations before him, he fished the Gulf of Mai...

Deadly Snow Storm Leaves Millions Digging Out Of Icy Mess

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 03.15.2017 | Green

At least three people are dead in New England following the storm. Binghamton, New York, hit with a record-breaking 31 inches of snow. Boston publ...

Fishing Tycoon Known As 'The Codfather' Will Plead Guilty To Conspiracy And Smuggling Charges

The Huffington Post | Hayley Miller | Posted 03.09.2017 | Green

Carlos Rafael, a Massachusetts fishing tycoon known as “The Codfather,” is reportedly taking the bait in a settlement deal with the Department of ...

Major Winter Storm Due To Pound U.S. Northeast

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 02.12.2017 | Green

A major winter storm is expected to dump 8 to 16 inches (20 to 40 cm) of snow on parts of the U.S. Northeast on Sunday night and Monday, prompting sto...

The Greatest Super Bowl I Ever Saw Had Nothing To Do With The Game At All

Jay Mohr | Posted 02.08.2017 | Sports
Jay Mohr

The greatest Super Bowl I ever saw had nothing to do with the game at all.

9 Awesome Road Trips to Take with Bae

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 03.14.2017 | Travel

Nothing matches a road trip for excitement, adventure and making lasting memories with your one and only. And, while taking the journey is full of fun...

Best College Art and History Museums In the Northeast

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

I find it ironic that people least explore their "own backyards:" New Yorkers who haven't been to the Statue of Liberty, Bostonians who've never made ...

Sea of Hope

John Bridgeland | Posted 01.14.2017 | Impact
John Bridgeland

by Sylvia Earle and John Bridgeland Citizens with big ideas and the will to act have often transformed our country and world. The national park idea...

Verizon's Boston FiOS Fiber-Wireless Bait-N-Switch

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 12.09.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

America's East Coast Is Telecom Toast in 2017. Lowell McAdam, Verizon's CEO, spoke at a UBS investor conference, December 6th, 2016; (Transcript from...

When Did Colleges Become Country Clubs?

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.14.2016 | Education
Peter Mandel

This is a time of year when colleges lure alumni and parents back for homecoming and family weekends. In the midst of so much that looks new, it's har...

It Was A Hot Summer. How Will That Affect The Changing Fall Foliage?

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 09.21.2016 | Travel

It’s time for the leaves to change, and this has been an extraordinary year for weather. Summer 2016 was the hottest summer on record for 45 U.S. c...

5 Best Things to Do in New England in the Fall

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.20.2016 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

For Condé Nast Traveler, by Paul Rubio. Nothing says fall like New England—however, these are the region's experiences to top them all. From Bost...

A Historic Moment for New England: A Marine National Monument in the Atlantic!

Bradley Campbell | Posted 09.15.2016 | Green
Bradley Campbell

With Marine National Monument designation in the Atlantic, President Obama seals environmental legacy President Obama is making history today, announ...

Healing Our Ocean

Philippe Cousteau | Posted 09.12.2016 | Green
Philippe Cousteau

As we tackle the complex issues of climate change and the impacts of our growing population, marine protected areas also remind us that we aren't powerless, that there are steps that we can and should take that have significant and positive impacts.

An Open Letter To New England Governors On The Importance Of Climate Change Action

Craig Altemose | Posted 08.30.2016 | Green
Craig Altemose

Sea level rise, extreme weather and other climate impacts threaten our region's prosperity and security. At the same time, the transition to clean energy and sustainability presents a wealth of exciting opportunities for growth, innovation, and job creation.

Thirteen Things You Never Knew About Pine Cones...

Xaque Gruber | Posted 08.29.2016 | Weird News
Xaque Gruber

On a recent trip to San Diego, I met two Americans (in their 20s or 30s) who had never heard of Maine, the state where I am living. I tried to explain...

Climate Change This Week: Heating Up, Melting Away, Upping Wind Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 08.24.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Jeweled Flower Mantis found ...

Maine's North Woods Monument a Fitting Celebration of the National Park Service's Legacy

Bradley Campbell | Posted 08.24.2016 | Green
Bradley Campbell

If you've spent time in the woods in Maine, you know how hard it is to describe the peace and wonder that come with being amidst such natural beauty. ...

Stop & Shop Converts Inedible Food Into Energy

The Daily Meal | Posted 07.27.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Stop & Shop spokesperson Phil Tracey said that the facility was certainly a "significant investment" for the company. It was, nevertheless, an investment in the environment, he added, and "important in us getting to our goal [of being landfill-free]."

Top 6 Coastal Maine Destinations Far From the Tourist Trail

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.07.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Maine is one of the most popular U.S. States in the summer. Typically, tourists inch along on US Route 1 to get to Kittery, York Beach, Ogunquit, The ...

AIDS at 35: Surprising Life Lessons From Living With HIV

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

Since my Post coming-out, my HIV-related writing has changed. Rather than chronicling others' stories as an outsider, I write an "inside story" of a journalist now seeing the world through the eyes of a gay man living with HIV.

New England B&B's for Foodies | Posted 06.02.2016 | Travel

Culinary travel is killing it! With food enthusiasts' insatiable urges to Instagram everything they eat, and share dining spots to die for, discoverin...

Why Do Magazines and Book Publishers Rip Off Ideas? (Because They Can.)

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Media
Peter Mandel

There's nothing new under the sun. This old saw is one of the first things you learn on the job if you're a writer, artist, or other drudge who tries...

25 Top Places to See, Stay and Eat in 'Maker' Vermont

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 05.27.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

"Our State slogan should be 'We Make Stuff,'" said a long-time Vermonter, while discussing this Northeastern state's exceptional products. Visit Verm...

Craig Gillespie Worked Hard to Make Sure That CG Waves Didn't Swamp The Finest Hours's Real-life Story

Jim Hill | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

Looking back on the production of The Finest Hours (which was just released on Blu-ray & DVD yesterday), Gillespie was especially proud of the way this film's cast and crew worked together to make some of this movie's more complex shots possible.