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Satellite radio lets you text from the wilderness 
Maine-based mapping company DeLorme offers the inReach, which keeps users connected via satellite.

TECH LAB PLUS

Satellite radio lets you text from the wilderness

Maine-based mapping company DeLorme offers the inReach, which keeps users connected via satellite.

Reliance on smartphones leaving hikers in a bind 
Officials say more hikers are skipping basic gear and relying too heavily on phones with GPS and a slew of gear-like apps to bail them out of a jam.
(JOHN HANSEN/PEMIGEWASSET VALLEY)

Reliance on smartphones leaving hikers in a bind

Officials say more hikers are skipping basic gear and relying too heavily on phones with GPS and a slew of gear-like apps to bail them out of a jam.

(JOHN HANSEN/PEMIGEWASSET VALLEY)

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8 beautiful campgrounds in New England 
Authors of the “Unofficial Guide to the Best RV Tent Campgrounds in the Northeast” offer a few of their top campground picks.
(NEW HAMPSHIRE DIVISION OF PARKS AND RECREATION)

8 beautiful campgrounds in New England

Authors of the “Unofficial Guide to the Best RV Tent Campgrounds in the Northeast” offer a few of their top campground picks.

(NEW HAMPSHIRE DIVISION OF PARKS AND RECREATION)

Girl Scouts redesign badges for new century
- Ruth Bramson, the chief executive of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, wants to make one thing clear. "We’ll never give up the cookie badge."

Girl Scouts redesign badges for new century

- Ruth Bramson, the chief executive of Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts, wants to make one thing clear. "We’ll never give up the cookie badge."