• Start Your (Electric) Engines

    So you didn’t get on the list for the Tesla Model 3? Too much hype? Too long a wait? Too worried about range, charging, price, maintenance, performance or manufacturing snafus? Don’t worry. Your options for...   Read More

  • Bear Necessities

    It used to be a novelty to see a bear outside of the zoo. Now, not so much. You’ve got to have a bear in your backyard taking a jacuzzi and lapping up a margarita...   Read More

  • Flood Insurance: Underwater

    Roared ashore. Barreled across. Lashed down. However they arrived, the record-breaking  hurricane waters of 2017 engulfed residents in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands triggering $8 billion in National Flood Insurance Program...   Read More

  • The Money in Mary Jane

    Hooch. Broccoli. Bud. Mary Jane. Santa Semilla. If it is not there already, legalized marijuana is coming to your neighborhood. It won’t be in a nickel bag, but rather packaged as a sparkling cherry tonic,...   Read More

  • You’re Being Followed

    Over Thanksgiving and winter school breaks of 2015, applicants to the Berklee College of Music who hadn’t yet finished their applications started seeing reminder ads from Berklee in their Facebook news feeds. At the same...   Read More

  • Save Birds, Save Ourselves

    It’s the year of the president, playboy bunnies and porn stars. If you think such news is for the birds, consider this: 2018 IS the Year of the Bird. Really. This year marks the 100th...   Read More

  • Are Plastic Bags Evil?

    Paper or Plastic? It may not be the weightiest ethical question of our time, but it’s one you are likely asked each day. You glance at your options –  an earth-colored, plant-derived paper sack or...   Read More

  • The Dollars and Sense of Solar

    Want to join the climate movement and save money at the same time? Consider going solar. Over the past seven years prices to install solar have dropped more than 70%, and residential solar installations have...   Read More