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New England by the Numbers | Roundup of New England States

271 estimated travel time in minutes between Boston and Montreal if the high-speed New England rail corridor is ever built. Driving between the two cities, under ideal conditions, takes about 320 minutes. 5,000 cars caught on camera running red lights during a six-month-long study in 2005 in Auburn and Lewiston, Maine. Not surprisingly, the two […]

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Mark Twain Trivia | New England by the Numbers

Do you know how long it took Mark Twain to write Huck Finn? Get the answer to this question and learn more trivia tidbits about the famous New England author. 17 years Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) spent in his beloved Hartford home (1874-1891) 6 books Twain published while living there: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, […]

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Yale University | New England By The Numbers

16 Supreme Court justices who attended Yale 5 U.S. presidents who graduated from Yale: William Howard Taft, Gerald Ford, George H. W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W. Bush 16 bulldogs that have served as Handsome Dan over the years since the mascot was adopted in 1889 417 books donated by Elihu Yale to help […]