Mount Washington wind chill reaches 80 below
National Grid is asking customers to be on alert for a scam stating utility bills will be paid by the Federal government or President Obama after sending a social security number and bank routing information.
The scam has impacted utility customers
According to accounts from utility companies nationwide, the scammers may engage solicitation through phone calls, door-to-door contacts, and online methods.
National Grid customers in New England can call 1-800-322-3223 if they believe they are victims of the scam and the company is reminding customers to ask for National Grid ID badges of individuals who are acting suspiciously while claiming to represent National Grid.
A sure sign of spring in New England is when the heat comes up on a rainy afternoon. I am amply defended, in that I am cooking Tuscan White Bean and Kale Soup from the February 2011 issue of Yoga Journal, and listening to Desi pop recommended to me by iTunes.
Yesterday I was trudging across campus through snow, and today I managed to catch sight of willow branches, gone all yellow because of Spring, shining in the morning sun. It was absolutely worth trying to stay open–hearted for. Moreover, I wouldn’t have had this sight had I not been taking the backroads to avoid some annoying traffic. So this was a double delight.
Final Program: NESA Fall Conference NESA FALL CONFERENCE
Hello again friends and members of NESA! Here is the final version of the program for the…
Yankee Magazine “Favorite Water Days” (May/June 2010)
Vacationing or “staycationing” in New England? Try this handy Pearltree of links to Yankee Magazine’s favorite water places from their May/June 2010 issue. You’ll find all kinds of beaches, lakes, and other outdoor outings to keep you busy, amazed and cool. I’ve organized these by state.
When I woke up this morning, I thought one of the neighbor’s firepits was still going. I thought “How rude!” Little did I know that the problem was much bigger. This drives home the degree to which we are all one people on one Spaceship Earth. We all live downwind.
This is an AP report, and I can’t redistribute it, so you’ll have to follow the link for the story.
The program is now available for the New England Sociological Association Spring 2010 Conference, to be held at Endicott College on April 17. Those who preregister will save on conference attendance.