Hartford's new minor league baseball stadium celebrated a construction milestone Tuesday. The first steel beams have been delivered and put in place. But a new report says that getting the job done in time to play in April could come at a price.
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A 90-year-old schooner with North Shore origins is headed back home, laden with three tons of Maine-grown farm produce.The Adventure, as shes called, set sail from Portland, Maine, at first light Friday morning.The project is called Maine Sail Freight, and while its part historical re-enactment, organizers say theyre also out to make a serious point about food systems and regional economics.An Extraordinary Sailing Craft With Lots Of Cargo SpaceShortly before noon Thursday, the Adventure...
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A cantor chanted a Hebrew prayer of mourning, as the afternoon sun beat down on some one hundred people gathered for the dedication of the state’s Holocaust memorial. Local politicians and prominent members of the state’s Jewish community offered remarks on the project. Many highlighted the memorial’s significance in the light of more recent violence and genocide worldwide.The newly unveiled memorial sits at the edge of Downtown Providence, near statuary dedicated to the two World Wars.The...
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A proposed project to upgrade and construct a natural gas pipeline from Pennsylvania to Massachusetts has many spurs, one of them stretching into parts of Connecticut.
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At a festival on the Danish island of Fyn, Claus Holm, a fast-talking Danish celebrity chef, is sniffing and mixing into a pot of stew an ingredient he calls "totally forbidden." It's cream, and it expires today.Danes' increasing willingness to buy and consume items like just-expired dairy products has helped make them, arguably, the world champions in the fight against food waste. According to a recent report from the Danish government, Danes now throw away 25 percent less food than they did...