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Dan Tuohy / NHPR
The region’s grid operator said the electricity system has remained reliable throughout this summer’s heat, as people run air conditioners and fans to stay cool.
Clockwise from left: A customer picks up their ice cream order at the UConn Dairy Bar in Storrs, Conn. (Raquel C. Zaldívar/New England News Collaborative) A trail leading deeper into the Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge area, near the welcome center in Swanton, Vermont. (Sophie Stephens/Vermont Public) Portland Head Light Lighthouse in Cape Elizabeth, Maine. (Tulley Hescock/Maine Public). A long line of tourists enters the Lobster Pot in Provincetown in 2022. (Jesse Costa/WBUR file photo)
Raquel C. Zaldívar/New England News Collaborative, Sophie Stephens/Vermont Public, Tulley Hescock/Maine Public, Jesse Costa/WBUR file photo
Our public media journalists explored fun things to do on day trips in the states that make up New England. Not a bad assignment.