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Picture Showing Northern Pass Route in New Hampshire as of August 28, 2013

Top 5 Reasons to Support or Oppose Proposed “Northern Pass” Transmission Line

Note: Northern Pass is a HOT topic in Northern New England. We originally wrote this several years ago as a resource to jump-start a constructive dialogue. We recently noticed that… Read more »

Hardwick, Vermont: Town’s Food Focus Still A Growing Concept

National Public Radio ran this story on the Hardwick, Vermont agricultural model called “Vermont Town’s Food Focus Still a Growing Concept.”  From the story: The town of Hardwick, Vt., has been… Read more »

Belfast, Maine is Helping Small Businesses and Their Downtown

photo credit: roger4336 The Portland Press Herald today has a fascinating story on how Belfast, Maine is breathing new life into its downtown by helping small businesses.  Here are some… Read more »

Economic Development Hardwick, Vermont Style

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As regular readers know, we are a big proponent of agriculture as a means of breathing new life into Northern New England towns.  So, a few days ago we made… Read more »

Maine Small Farmers Complain of Burdernsome Regulations

photo credit: marc falardeau Following on a previous blog–FDA Targets Cheesemakers–the Kennebec Journal in central Maine ran a story today on the plight of Maine’s small farmers titled: “Small farmers… Read more »