ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) — The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Connecticut Lottery's "Lotto" game were:
WESTERLY — Two-dozen rights of way that provide access to the shoreline have been surveyed and many cleared and marked with granite posts under a program directed by Town Manager J. Mark Rooney at the request of the Town Council.
STONINGTON — Despite a small decrease in the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across southeastern Connecticut, the number of local cases is still on the rise and officials are urging continued caution and social distancing.
RICHMOND — In a public hearing that lasted more than three hours, members of the Zoning Board heard testimony both for and against a commercial solar array that would be built in a field in the rural Beaver River Valley neighborhood.
Rhode Island's attorney general asked the state's two biggest hospital groups to explain their coronavirus vaccine distribution policies in light of reports that some board members, trustees and administrative staff have been receiving inoculations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s pick to oversee the Commerce Department took a tough line on China in her confirmation hearing Tuesday, though she stopped short of singling out which Chinese companies should remain on a list that limits their access to advanced U.S. technology.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University's engineering school has canceled a class that intended to evaluate a policing strategy based on U.S. military tactics after students raised concerns about the strategy's impact on people of color.
Connecticut lawmakers were urged Tuesday to finally legalize sports betting and internet gambling after years of debate, but it's clear disagreement still remains as to whether the state's federally recognized tribes have exclusive rights to that kind of wagering — an issue that has stymied …
Internet users across the northeast U.S. experienced widespread outages for several hours Tuesday, interrupting work and school because of an unspecified Verizon network issue.
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker delivered his annual State of the Commonwealth address Tuesday evening, acknowledging the trauma Massachusetts has endured battling a deadly pandemic, but praising residents' resilience and promising brighter days ahead.
In the hours before the fire that killed Tony Hsieh, the retired CEO of the online shoe retailer Zappos, two previous fires were extinguished in the shed where he slept and his brother and a friend checked on him in regular intervals before the final fire, according to a Connecticut investig…
WESTERLY — A local woman is facing drug and weapons charges after the police said she was found in possession of 37 wax folds of fentanyl, multiple pills and a 3.75-inch knife after she was involved in a crash while driving under the influence early Tuesday.
WESTERLY — Police have filed charges against a 21-year-old Pleasant Street man who is alleged to have had improper sexual contact with a 15-year-old Westerly girl on at least three different occasions between September and New Year's Eve.
BOSTON (AP) — The number of newly confirmed coronavirus deaths in Massachusetts rose by 41 on Tuesday while the number of newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased by more than 2,200.
A Rhode Island man who says he was framed for the 1988 killing of a 10-year-old girl on Tuesday sued four police officers and a Department of Health lab technician he alleges fabricated evidence that led to his false arrest and as a result ruined his life.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers are planning to vote this week on a sweeping climate change bill and ship it back to Gov. Charlie Baker just weeks after he vetoed the measure.
The NCAA, the Power Five conferences and their $2 million platoon of lobbyists had a pretty good year on Capitol Hill in 2020. With Republicans controlling the Senate, the power brokers in college sports were on track to secure a way for athletes nationwide to earn money from endorsements wh…
BOSTON (AP) — The Satanic Temple has sued Boston after the city council declined to allow Satanists to deliver an invocation at the start of its meetings.
BOSTON (AP) — Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli’s request to serve the remaining three months of his prison term in the college admissions bribery scheme at home was denied Tuesday by a federal judge.
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston man authorities say shot at police officers during a demonstration in the city to protest the killing of George Floyd has agreed to plead guilty to federal charges, federal prosecutors say.
SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. (AP) — The former mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, and critic of former President Donald Trump's hurricane relief to the island, Carmen Yulín Cruz, will take a one-year post at Mount Holyoke College.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Catholic priest raped a 9-year-old altar boy on the day of his sister's wedding that the the priest officiated, according to a new lawsuit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport.
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-…
WAKEFIELD — A Superior Court judge has ruled in favor of Westerly and several current and former officials in a lawsuit filed by former Zoning Official Elizabeth Burdick that claimed town officials had defamed, conspired, and retaliated against her.
CHARLESTOWN — After withdrawing a proposal to build a self storage facility on property next to the Charlestown Willows motel on Route 1, the developer is returning to the Planning Commission on Wednesday with a proposal for a similar facility further down the road.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island has received an infusion of more than $70 million in federal funding to bolster the state’s coronavirus testing and vaccination programs, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed announced Monday.
Coronavirus deaths and cases per day in the U.S. dropped markedly over the past couple of weeks but are still running at alarmingly high levels, and the effort to snuff out COVID-19 is becoming an ever more urgent race between the vaccine and the mutating virus.
HOPKINTON — Early notification and a quick response helped limit damage at a home along Keith Drive following a Sunday evening chimney fire.
Local health officials have ordered a Connecticut home for retired nuns closed to visitors and the public because of a coronavirus outbreak that infected nearly half of the more than 70 residents there as vaccinations were underway.
PROVIDENCE — Gas prices are continuing to rise in Rhode Island following substantial increases in demand over the past few weeks.
A 57-year-old woman, receiving physiotherapy for an injured ankle, suddenly suffered a seizure, became unconscious, and was rushed to Emergency. The obvious diagnosis, a sudden stroke. But as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the English doctor and writer who created the fictional private detective, S…
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge in Florida has ordered the destruction of video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for massage parlor sex, according to court documents.