MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Epsilon, the 10th of this very busy Atlantic season, was moving toward Bermuda on Wednesday.
CHARLESTOWN — It’s been a rough six months for K&S Pizza, but after two shutdowns and supply shortages, the small restaurant at the junction of Routes 112 and 91 in Carolina is set to reopen Thursday.
State Rep. Blake Filippi has spent much of the past two years working to shine a spotlight on operations of state government, an effort he said is necessary to hold the majority accountable, fight corruption and protect the taxpayer.
WESTERLY — Residents and others are asking the Town Council to formally refer a disputed right of way to the shoreline in Weekapaug to state authorities.
STONINGTON — An external review into the handling of an alleged racially motivated attack at a Mystic hotel in June has determined that officers involved in the response committed no wrongdoing in accordance with policy and legal responsibilities, but that missteps and a faulty arrest plan c…
Students from low-income families in urban areas who stand to benefit most from a return to in-person lessons during the coronavirus pandemic are more likely to be learning remotely, exacerbating educational inequities that already exist, according to a report released Tuesday.
Connecticut's coronavirus infection rate has climbed to its highest level since June, Gov. Ned Lamont said Tuesday, urging residents to be disciplined "a little bit longer.”
Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Jahana Hayes, the most senior and junior members of Connecticut's all-Democratic delegation to the U.S. House, are facing not only anonymous internet antagonists, but also aggressive Republican challengers in the 2020 election.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Candidates in Connecticut's 1st Congressional District race on Tuesday condemned profane and threatening messages that appeared on screen during a virtual debate.
WESTERLY — A Chestnut Street man is facing charges after the police said he responded to requests that he turn down his music and go inside at 4 a.m. by calling 911 four times in five minutes to complain the officers were "disrespecting him."
When did Rhode Islanders consent to indefinitely sacrificing our democracy for a monarchy? Have we simply lopped off an entire branch of government and determined checks and balances unnecessary? Is representation no longer a constitutional right? Seven months into the removal of our General…
Ruth Platner is a strong proponent for open space. Open space is what makes Charlestown a wonderful place to live, and it protects our water.
Records indicate that the Westerly Town Council stood up the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee (CPAC) in 2015. Until most recently the CPAC has labored in relative obscurity, to the point where it failed to comply with R.I.G.L. Section 45-22.2-7(d). The Westerly Town Council, town offici…
I am writing this letter on behalf of Becky Fowler. I believe that she is a great candidate for the school committee position. I have known Becky for many years through Littlebrook Child Development Center. Her two oldest children attended the preschool and her youngest is currently enrolled…
A scathing report from the Trump administration on Tuesday concluded that top U.S. universities have “massively underreported” funding they accept from China, Russia and other nations described as “foreign adversaries.”
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has decreased next year’s fare revenue forecast by nearly a third, a sign of the extended economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
The U.S.S. Constitution Museum has acquired more than 150 documents, including correspondence from President George Washington's secretary of war and the leader of the Haitian Revolution, that shed light on the warship's early years and the young United States' first international conflict.
BOSTON (AP) — Family members of veterans who died during a coronavirus outbreak at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home testified Tuesday before lawmakers investigating the outbreak that took the lives of nearly 80 veterans.
DERBY, Vt. (AP) — A fugitive wanted for questioning in the killing of his former girlfriend was caught in Vermont trying to cross the U.S.-Canadian border on foot, police said Tuesday.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The rate of COVID-19 infections has risen enough in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut to require those states' residents to quarantine if they travel to New York, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York won't enforce the rules against those residents.
BEVERLY, Mass. (AP) — Dozens of items of sports memorabilia collected by Peter Frates, whose battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped spread the ALS ice bucket challenge, are being auctioned to help people still fighting the disease.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Providence police officer has been placed on desk duty pending an investigation into a crash that seriously injured a moped rider.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former loan officer at a Massachusetts credit union involved in a fraud scheme that cost the bank about $4 million has been spared time in prison because of a series of medical issues.
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 1,500 people have been arrested on state and federal criminal charges in the last three months as part of a Drug Enforcement Administration project focusing on violent crime, the agency’s acting administrator told The Associated Press.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with trying to abduct an 11-year-old girl has pleaded not guilty and been held on $1,000 bail.
Editor’s note: Because of the coronavirus pandemic, most events are canceled. Until the public health crisis passes, here’s a list of the status of social service agencies and other important local organizations. If an organization is open in a limited capacity, please assume that all COVID-…
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York may have to consider changes to its quarantine rules for out-of-state travelers now that two of its closest neighbors, Connecticut and New Jersey, are on the brink of getting added to the list of places subject to the restrictions.
There’s plenty more that state Rep. Kate Rotella would like to accomplish in Hartford, but first she will need to fend off a challenge from political newcomer Greg Howard.
Connecticut is planning to revamp its benchmarks for when people entering the state from locations with large COVID-19 rates will need to quarantine.
In a normal year, hundreds of book lovers would have descended on Winchester, Virginia, this summer for Shenandoah University’s annual children’s literature conference.
STONINGTON — School officials have notified families and staff after a member of the Stonington Middle School community tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday.
PROVIDENCE — The city of Providence is throwing a lifeline to small businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic with microgrants of up to $10,000, officials said Monday.
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York may have to consider changes to its quarantine rules for out-of-state travelers now that two of its closest neighbors, Connecticut and New Jersey, are on the brink of getting added to the list of places subject to the restrictions.
What do former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and Gifford-Jones have in common? They were both born the same year and have remarkable staying power! But Carter has lived under the shadow of pancreatic cancer all his life. His father, brother, and two sisters died of this disease, and his mother…
PROVIDENCE — The price of gasoline in Rhode Island has dropped by a penny per gallon in the past week, remaining four cents lower than the national average.
I am not a racist. I make this candid statement to avert such an unfounded charge against me in response to the position I will herein assert against changing the formal historical name of our state by deleting the words “Providence Plantations.”