Topic: Hurricane Irene
In many areas with power outages, the temperature in homes is barely 50 degrees, and trick-or-treating has been canceled because of concerns about downed wires.
10/31/2011 09:01 pm
Folks in the Northeast remember the Blizzard of '78 and the April Fool's Day Blizzard, which hit in '97. They'll be talking about the limb-snapping, electricity-killing Halloween Nor'easter for a long time, too.
10/31/2011 05:14 pm
Halloween trick-or-treating is in trouble in some parts of New Jersey, New England, and even Miami in the wake of major storms.
10/31/2011 10:24 am
Pumpkin shortage in Northeast? Bad weather and hurricane Irene hurt this year's crop, but predictions of a pumpkin shortage are common.
10/24/2011 11:38 am
Grace Potter and musician Michael Franti will be performing live from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday on Green Mountain Coffee's Facebook page.
10/18/2011 11:17 am
MLK Memorial plans have been dogged by controversy over links to China. The MLK Memorial was built by a Chinese sculptor from Chinese granite. But backers are pleased with the result.
10/16/2011 09:17 am
A Christian Science perspective: The new memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. to this viewer honors the eloquence, strength, and inspiration of a leader and spiritual thinker.
10/04/2011 09:30 am
With the US so deeply in debt and the economy stagnated, even heavy taxes on the rich won't recoup government costs
10/03/2011 01:00 pm
Unemployment benefits: Fewer people applied for unemployment benefits last week, though some of that was due to technical factors. And the economy grew slightly more in the April-June quarter than previously estimated.
09/30/2011 10:55 am
The recent Republican plan to offset hurricane relief through budget cuts reflects an outmoded 'scarcity doctrine' that invites limitation in society. Applying a loaves-and-fishes 'abundance model' does the opposite. A small liberal arts college in North Carolina shows why.
09/28/2011 03:40 pm