BOSTON (AP) — As many as 2 million Massachusetts residents could be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of the week, Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The murder trial of eccentric New York real estate heir Robert Durst will resume next month after more than a yearlong hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, a judge said Monday.
The former police chief of Connecticut's largest city was sentenced Monday to one year and one day in prison for rigging the hiring process that led to his appointment in 2018.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts man and his live-in girlfriend, charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his 14-year-old son who was found severely malnourished in their apartment last October, were held without bail at their Superior Court arraignment Monday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island on Monday expanded coronavirus vaccine eligibility to anyone age 40 and older who lives, works or goes to school in the state.
Connecticut plans allocate millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 relief funds toward education programs designed to help make up for learning lost by the state's schoolchildren during the pandemic.
MIDDLEBURY, Conn. (AP) — The kayaker who went missing in Middlebury over the weekend has been identified as Brian Saucier, 26, of Prospect, a Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection spokesperson said Monday.
BOSTON (AP) — A postcard written by the Titanic's senior radio operator just weeks before the ocean liner sank in the North Atlantic in 1912 has been put up for auction.
RICHMOND, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island high school has broken ground on a new athletic fieldhouse that will be named in honor of a former student who died after collapsing in the middle of a soccer game four years ago.
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-…
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — On what would have been Maddie Potts' 21st birthday, friends, family members and school officials gathered Sunday morning near the Chariho athletic fields to break ground on the state-of-the-art Maddie Potts Memorial Field House.
PROVIDENCE — Almost 2,700 people of color received a COVID-19 vaccination at a equity-focused clinic in Providence this weekend.
WASHINGTON — For more than a half-century, the voice emerging from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s monolithic, Beaux Arts-styled building near the White House was predictable: It was the embodiment of American business and, more specifically, a shared set of interests with the Republican Party.
HARTFORD — High school proms and graduation ceremonies can take place this spring but should have precautions to reduce the possibility of spreading COVID-19, Connecticut’s Department of Public Health said.
It’s been awhile since we’ve written about book recommendations, and our New Book section is absolutely bursting with shiny materials just waiting to be checked out. Whether you want a book to relax on the porch with, or something to help guide you through your spring to-do list (after all, …
I agree 100% with Jim Angelo’s viewpoint in his letter to the editor of March 25 stating that two wrongs don’t make a right. They don’t. I also congratulate Town Councilor McCuin for his defending the position of enforcing our town regulations concerning unpermitted apartments.
So the Charlestown Citizens Alliance giveaway seems to be happening yet again. The CCA, led by Ruth Platner, has decided to expand Charlestown’s open spaces regardless of the cost. Once again, Ms. Platner decided that Charlestown needs more open space, solicited a land purchase from a CCA su…
BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston police officer and union chief, charged with molesting multiple children, first faced child abuse allegations in the mid-1990s, according to a published report.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A 25-year-old man has been charged with shooting two people in Worcester on Saturday night, police said in a statement Sunday.
BOSTON (AP) — A 73-year-old Boston grandmother sitting on her front porch was struck and killed by a stray bullet, outraged city officials said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — City leaders expressed anger and called for action after separate shootings in Hartford claimed the life of a 16-year-old and 3-year-old.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — High school proms and graduation ceremonies can take place this spring but should have precautions to reduce the possibility of spreading COVID-19, Connecticut's Department of Public Health said.
WESTERLY — When Daniel A. Hostettler moved to Westerly with his family in 2008, to head up the $145-million Ocean House renovation project, he thought it would be the final move in his already stellar 25-year career in the luxury hotel and restaurant business — until Michael Dell came calling.
WESTERLY — Routine and preventative maintenance occurs in the town's five public schools on a daily basis and about $2.9 million worth of capital projects have been completed since April 2019. That's part of the message school officials are delivering as they try to counter claims the school…
NEWPORT (AP) — A wide-ranging climate bill that requires Rhode Island to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 was signed into law Saturday by Gov. Daniel McKee.