Each year, visitors travel to New England from around the world for an up-close view of our iconic fall foliage. When it comes to leaf peeping, there are plenty of places in Boston, as well as across Massachusetts and around New England, where folks can check out the brilliant colors of the season. Where do you like to view fall foliage in New England? Share your favorite place with us, and your response may be featured in an upcoming story on Boston.com. If you’d like to participate, please post your reply in the comments below, tell us on Facebook, or send me an e-mail at [email protected] Happy leaf peeping! Close Find out how to Boston when you sign up for Boston.com's culture and lifestyle newsletter. Thanks for signing up! … [Read more...] about Where’s your favorite place to see fall foliage in New England?
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PELHAM, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire have responded to a church in Pelham for reports of a shooting. Authorities responded to the New England Pentecostal Church just after 10 a.m. Saturday. WMUR-TV reports that Hillsborough County Attorney Michael Conlon said there were no fatalities and a suspect is in custody. New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu said in a statement that state officials are at the church assisting first responders in the shooting investigation. New Hampshire Attorney General’s office spokeswoman Kate Spiner says the office is aware of the situation and is working in conjunction with the Hillsborough County Attorney. Photos of the scene show ambulances, fire trucks and police cars at the church. Pelham is located about 40 miles (64 kilometers) south of Concord, New Hampshire’s capital. It borders Massachusetts. Close Boston.com Today Sign up for Boston.com Today to get the headlines delivered to your inbox. Thanks for signing up! … [Read more...] about Police respond to a church shooting in Pelham, New Hampshire
The Bank of England says the U.K. financial system is prepared for a no-deal Brexit, though uncertainties about the country’s withdrawal from the European Union continue to weigh on economic activity.The bank’s Financial Policy Committee, which assesses financial risks, said Wednesday that legislation, temporary permissions and other preparations by British authorities have been made to “ensure that households and businesses will be able to use existing and new services from EU financial institutions.”However, it warned that without further action by EU authorities, “some disruption to cross-border financial services in the event of a no-deal Brexit is possible.”It also said that in a disorderly Brexit, demand for U.K. assets could be expected to “fall sharply, depreciating (the pound) and tightening financial conditions for U.K. households and businesses.” … [Read more...] about Bank of England: financial sector ready for no-deal Brexit
We had just returned from Gozo having (only just!) survived a blistering 40-degree heatwave and we were asked to try a staycation in the New Forest in a pet-friendly lodge on the edge of the New Forest. I wasn’t going to say no – having travelled to France with my beloved rescue dog Rosa last year I’m now always looking to travel more and more with her if and when I can. The New Forest is one of England’s most popular holiday destinations and with good reason. It’s a wild and romantic place covering over 220 square miles of mainly open heathland, dotted with gorse and bracken and home to wildlife such as deer, otters, owls and more famously the semi-wild New Forest ponies. Dating back from 1079, the area was originally William the Conqueror’s game reserve and apparently he fiercely protected his beloved hunting land. Our home for the week was to be a luxury lodge set in landscaped parkland in the family, and pet, friendly Shorefield Country … [Read more...] about A dog-friendly holiday in the New Forest (with Shorefield)
By Christopher Hill on Oct 09, 2019 in Africa, Argentina, Australia, Europe, Fiji, Italy, New Zealand, Oceania, Regions, South Africa, South America, Western Europe We are well into the Rugby World Cup, hosted for the first time in an Asian nation – Japan. This year’s event is set to be the most openly contested ever – so hard to pick the winner, with at least 6 countries laying plausible claim to the title. Japan’s historic win over one of the favourites, Ireland, has set the tournament alight, and made Scotland nervous. This is an opportune time to feature some of the destinations that feature prominently in the Rugby World Cup, and outline how you can make a difference when you travel to them. 1. New Zealand Current Cup holders, no rugby world cup list is complete without featuring New Zealand. When you go, go for as long as you can, as there is so much to see, and there are activities to suit all traveller types. From breathtaking hikes to sublime food … [Read more...] about Meaningful trips inspired by the Rugby World Cup