New Hampshire http://ripr.org en Rare Beethoven Manuscript Going To The Highest Bidder In New Hampshire http://ripr.org/post/rare-beethoven-manuscript-going-highest-bidder-new-hampshire <p>An exceptionally rare scrap of music written by Ludwig Von Beethoven<a href="http://www.rrauction.com/bidtracker_detail.cfm?IN=855"> goes on the auction block </a>Wednesday night at an auction house in New Hampshire. The single page document, which Beethoven apparently tore out of a sketch pad, provides rare insight into the composer’s creative process.</p><p></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:24:14 +0000 Flo Jonic 27721 at http://ripr.org Rare Beethoven Manuscript Going To The Highest Bidder In New Hampshire Regional Rift Over Who Should Pay for Power Lines Across New England http://ripr.org/post/regional-rift-over-who-should-pay-power-lines-across-new-england <p>Federal regulators are being asked to resolve a regional rift over who should pay for new power lines needed to carry renewable electricity to southern New England.</p><p></p><p>Vermont has joined New Hampshire and Rhode Island to oppose the cost-sharing formula being promoted by Massachusetts, Connecticut and Maine. The question now before federal authorities is how much rate payers in Vermont should pay for a power line project that mainly benefits people in southern New England.</p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 19:02:32 +0000 John Dillon 26540 at http://ripr.org Should RI Pay For Power Lines Running Through Northern New England? http://ripr.org/post/should-ri-pay-power-lines-running-through-northern-new-england <p>Southern New England, in particular Massachusetts and Connecticut, needs more renewable generation to meet their clean-energy mandates. But the supply to meet that demand is mostly in the north wind power from the mountains of Maine, or hydroelectricity from vast reservoirs in Quebec.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 09:22:00 +0000 John Dillon 24817 at http://ripr.org Should RI Pay For Power Lines Running Through Northern New England? To Stabilize Power Costs, Rhode Islanders Need to Look North http://ripr.org/post/stabilize-power-costs-rhode-islanders-need-look-north <p>Our&nbsp; air conditioners have been working overtime in this steamy summer. Our wallets will be lighter when the electricity bills arrive. Rhode Island Public Radio political analyst Scott MacKay says to stabilize power costs, Rhode Island needs to look north to Canada.</p><p>Flick the wall switch and the lights go on. Turn the knob; the stove heats up. Push a button; the air conditioner hums.</p><p></p> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 12:22:35 +0000 Scott MacKay 19167 at http://ripr.org Brown Med Student Finds Most Hikers to Be Unprepared http://ripr.org/post/brown-med-student-finds-most-hikers-be-unprepared <p>An overwhelming majority of hikers head out into the woods unprepared, according to new research done by a Brown University medical student. Older hikers tend to be better prepared than their younger counterparts, but both groups fall short on necessities.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 30 May 2013 12:48:09 +0000 Flo Jonic 16062 at http://ripr.org Brown Med Student Finds Most Hikers to Be Unprepared Monday, February 4, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/monday-february-4-2013 <p>A Warwick man was working at the 2013 Super Bowl game. Tensions are flaring between the teachers unions and the Education Commissioner.&nbsp;&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning Podcast.&nbsp;</p><p><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%204Feb2013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 15:22:29 +0000 Lydia Rogers 9722 at http://ripr.org