Lyme disease gets its name from the Connecticut town, and it’s always been a problem here...but it’s spreading, as far North as Maine and south down to Virginia. Dr. Paul Mead of the CDC says that due in part to the “reforestation” of the Northeast.
The CDC estimates that there are about 300,... read more
The city of Hartford loses a few hundred trees each year. But now, in a partnership with a local non-profit, the city is poised to plant 1,000 new trees this fall. WNPR's Jeff Cohen has more.
The goal is to plant 20,000 trees over the next ten years. It's an ambitious program that beg... read more
A recent report suggests that New England's largest nuclear power plant could be in trouble because of taxes in the future. Millstone in Waterford is in the clear for now, but it could still be economically vulnerable.
In Connecticut, nearly half of the state's electricity is generated at two... read more