When you think of the places that have shaped technology the most, you might think of the garage where Apple’s Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak put together their first personal computers. You might think of the buildings at Harvard where Mark Zuckerberg started building a social website then known as “The Facebook.” Or you might think of the facilities in Washington state where Microsoft made billions selling its Windows operating system.
Right now, in Rhode Island you pretty much have to go to a liquor store to stock up on beer for a dinner party. A few bills under consideration in the General Assembly aim to change that. If passed, the bills would give farmers, who grow crops for beer production, special licenses to sell their craft beers at their farms and at farmer’s markets. These bills are pitting local farmers against the local liquor industry.
Lawmakers in Maine are joining business owners and local officials in speaking out against a bill they say will hurt tourism in towns across the state.
The measure would remove nearly a third of the signs on Maine highways that direct motorists to secondary locations.
Officials with the Maine Department of Transportation and the Maine Turnpike Authority, which support the bill, say the law needs to be changed for Maine's interstates to comply with federal highway sign standards.
Dartmouth College - that hallowed, prestigious Ivy League institution of higher learning - is now home to a food truck.
It's known as The Box, and it will serve Mediterranean-style sandwiches, salads and other foods, while giving students at the Tuck School of Business a chance to manage and operate a private, for-profit business.
Heroin-related arrests and overdoses are climbing across New England, including in small towns that haven’t seen serious IV drug use in decades. But some people are trying desperately to kick the habit.
A recovering addict in Massachusetts is trying to rebuild his life – with some unexpected help.
The ancient sport of arm-wrestling is enjoying a surge in popularity.
A record number of people from across the Northeast - most, but not all of them, bulky males - turned out over the weekend for the Maine State Arm Wrestling Championships at a sports bar in South Portland.
With nearly 150 pumped-up competitors - some of them world champions, some of them beginners - there was no shortage of adrenalin.