Friday, August 31, 2012
Gas prices have climbed 32 cents nationwide. How will this impact holiday travel?
As locals gear up for Labor Day weekened, local gas prices continue to creep up. According to AAA Southern New England, the average price of a gallon of gas in Massachusetts is currently $3.79, up 20 cents from last month. That's, on average, a few cents less than what motorists are paying in Connecticut and Rhode Island, but about the same than what they're paying up in New Hampsire. Here in Concord, Friday's prices at the pump ranged from $3.80 to $3.89 for a gallon or regular, according to Mapquest. The local spike is not as bad as the national average, which has seen an increase of 32 cents per gallon this past month. According to AAA, gas prices should go down after Labor Day. Will the spike in gas prices impact your Labor Day …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Looking for day trips in Massachusetts and beyond this holiday weekend? Check out what's happening in Boston, on the Rhode Island and New Hampshire seacoasts, the Cape and Martha's Vineyard.
Looking for a fast and fun day trip from Concord this Labor Day weekend? Summer in New England is filled with options. Check out what's happening this holiday weekend in a few favorite summer spots: (note that weather forecasts subject to change): Weather: Sunny throughout the weekend, with a high near 85 on Saturday and near 80 on Sunday and Labor Day. Clear nights with lows from 60-65 until Monday night, when it'll be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers. Laser Lights at the Frog Pond: Call Dustin Pedroia—it's time for a laser show. This multi-media event comes to the Boston Common Frog Pond on Sunday, Sept. 2, with festivities starting at 7:30 p.m. and the show scheduled for 9 p.m. Radio BDC, the new station streaming live on boston.…
Thursday, September 1, 2011
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Labor Day Weekend has long been regarded as the unofficial end of the summer. With school, colorful leaves, and crisp weather just days away, many people see the long weekend as an opportunity for one more mini vacation before the summer season draws to a close. The holiday weekend is also one of the biggest travel weekends of the year, with people heading out to the beach, camping trips and cook outs. Today's Question of the Day: What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend?