New England Regional News

Mild End to Week Before Showers Return

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With mostly clear skies over New England Thursday night, a few may be lucky enough to see the Quadrantid meteor shower. The activity isn’t very widespread, with just 25 meteors per hour in a dark sport, but keep an eye out for a “shooting star” just in case. The best chance of seeing one is […]

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FloWater just raised $15 million to put bottled water out of business

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FloWater, an eight-year-old, Burlingame, Ca.-based company whose reusable water bottle refilling stations produce purified water, has raised $15 million in its first major round of funding. Bluewater, a Swedish company that sells water purifiers, among other things, led the round. FloWater caters to schools, colleges, fitness centers, hotels, and offices, and, in the words of […]

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Samsung’s Space Monitor is practical and minimal

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Samsung always has a huge presence at CES, but it isn’t the giant TVs and flashy next-generation gadgets that have my attention this year; it’s this simple, flexible monitor that looks like it would be right at home in any workspace. It’s called the Space Monitor, presumably because it gives you space, not because it’s […]

New England Regional News

Sexism Claims From Sanders' Presidential Campaign Resurface

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As speculation swirls around a possible second presidential run from Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, concerns from his 2016 effort are resurfacing—including claims of sexual harassment inside the campaign, though not by Sanders himself. “I certainly apologize to any woman who felt she was not treated appropriately,” Sanders said in a CNN interview Wednesday night. […]

New England Regional News

Your Guide to 4th of July Fireworks in New England

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Massachusetts Boston will be holding their annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular at the Esplanade. The concert on Tuesday will begin at 8 p.m. but no fireworks. On July 4th, the concert will start at 8 p.m. and will include performances by Rachel Platten, best known for “Fight Song”. Other guests who will be appearing are […]