PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island congressman is helping bring donated books from the Library of Congress libraries and schools in the state.
BOSTON (AP) — Nursing home residents, their families and administrators are planning to converge on the Statehouse to press for more funding.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island skate park has been dedicated to a former professional BMX rider who set a world record for the longest power-assisted bicycle backflip.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says every Rhode Island municipality is getting money to strengthen the security of voting systems and improve election processes.
As the town will be replacing the heating and ventilation system at the senior center this week, there will be adjustments to the center schedule. The back half of the building will be closed as units will be places through the ceiling. Everyone will be entering through the front of the buil…
WESTERLY — Boat owners who use or want to use one of the eight mooring fields in the town are required to apply for a permit and register for a permit by June 1 or reserve a spot on a waiting list. The requirement, which was approved by the Town Council as part of the municipal Boats, Waterw…
I’m writing a Letter to the Editor in hopes you can share mine and my children’s sincere appreciation for and thanks to all the wonderful people who helped make the May 8th fundraiser in memory of Angelo Turano at the Westerly Yacht Club such an overwhelming success!
STONINGTON — Mother’s Day weekend marked the unofficial start to the cookout season and with summer just a few weeks away, local fire volunteers are shifting gears to make sure they are ready for any response.
PROVIDENCE — Here are selected highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly last week. All lawmakers named in this report are Democrats. For more information on any of these items visit http://www.rilegislature.gov/pressrelease
WESTERLY — Randall, Realtors has announced the addition of agent Tracy Gaccione to its Westerly office at 241 Post Road. “We are thrilled to welcome Tracy to our team,” said Jim Abbott, broker manager in Westerly.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Women who lost children to gun violence were among a crowd that gathered to break ground on a new Connecticut garden that will honor hundreds of victims killed by firearms dating back more than 50 years.
ROCKPORT, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts health officials say a seafood restaurant worker has tested positive for hepatitis A and are warning customers they may have been exposed to the disease.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Protesters have gathered outside the state Capitol to rally against a proposal to put electronic tolls on the state's highways.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say they have arrested 50 people and seized drugs and guns during an investigation that was spurred by heroin-related deaths.
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed will help dedicate a post office in a small Rhode Island community in honor of an Army captain who was killed in Iraq.
BOSTON (AP) — By nearly any measure, the Massachusetts economy is booming. Thousands of jobs are being created and unemployment is at historic lows.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police have identified a woman killed in a hit-and-run incident as a 57-year-old city resident while investigators continue their search for the driver.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man on the Massachusetts State Police most wanted list in connection with the shooting of a woman during a robbery has been arrested in North Carolina.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts is celebrating the upcoming 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman's birth with a marathon cover-to-cover reading of his masterpiece "Leaves of Grass."
WESTERLY — With a decision by the Town Council nearing on whether to send plans for the proposed school building project to a referendum, the School Committee has scheduled a special meeting on the project.