Fall foliage

‘Leaf peepers’ bring millions to New England

On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They’re not just gazing at foliage — they’re looking at cold, hard cash.

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Ted Nesi’s Saturday Morning Post: Oct. 18

THE WEEKEND MUST-READ

Ted’s weekly roundup tackles Raimondo vs. Fung, bad news for the GOP, Cianci’s chances, the congressional races, T.F. Green’s problems and more.

Police keep watch after a pumpkin festival in New Hampshire turned rowdy, resulting in dozens of arrests.

N.H. pumpkin festival turns rowdy, dozens arrested

Violent disturbances near Keene State College during an annual pumpkin festival lasted until early Sunday and involved dozens of arrests and injuries, as well as police in riot gear using tear gas to disperse crowds.

WPRI volunteers work to beautify Peace & Plenty Park in Providence.

WPRI volunteers work to beautify Providence park

Elmwood’s Peace and Plenty Park is six years in the making. Saturday morning, members of the Eyewitness News team and WPRI family painted, weeded, and swept what was once a blighted lot.

Fairhaven ebola

First responders prepare for Ebola

Ebola: Local Response

Police and fire crews in Fairhaven will be wearing protective gear when they respond to emergency calls for patients with flu-like symptoms.