WESTERLY — On a night the School Committee reviewed what one member called the district's "alarming" results on the state's new standardized tests for students in Grades 3 through 8, it received an overview of a new plan that Superintendent of Schools Mark Garceau said is aimed at ensuring t…
STONINGTON — Better communication with school personnel about the upcoming middle school consolidation was the top request from about 35 parents who attended an information session Tuesday at Stonington High School.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal ocean managers are allowing the same level of harvest of smooth dogfish, a small species of shark that members of the East Coast seafood industry have tried to find a market for.
WAKEFIELD — The future of Westerly Police Capt Shawn Lacey's age discrimination lawsuit could depend on whether he is selected to become the next chief of the Westerly Police Department.
WOOD RIVER JCT. — Members of the Chariho School Committee had their first discussion Tuesday of the latest standardized test results, released by the state Department of Education on Nov. 29.
STONINGTON — Initial site plans for Hartford HealthCare’s proposed $20 million, 47,000-square-foot medical facility at Perkins Farm received unanimous approval Monday from the town's Architectural Design Review Board.
STONINGTON — Neither snow nor rain will prevent local officers from donning a Santa cap in an effort to help those in need on Saturday.
Congregants of the Shannock Baptist Church have a plea for a thief they said stole large solar lights from the church property over the weekend: Return the undamaged lights anonymously and no questions will be asked.
NEW HAVEN (AP) — The assertion that "truth isn't truth," made by a personal attorney for President Donald Trump, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2018.
RICHMOND — A local man was arrested after the police said he got into an argument with his wife when she came home Friday night and found he was trying to make methamphetamine.
THOMASTON, Conn. (AP) — Tom Vaughn claims he knows the grounds of Hillside Cemetery better than he does his home in the nearby Terryville section of Plymouth.
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors say an eighth Massachusetts State Police trooper has been arrested in connection with an ongoing investigation into an overtime abuse scandal.
NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Reports of suspected cases of abuse or neglect of minors have been coming in more frequently to the state Department of Children and Families in the wake of scandals at two Connecticut schools where police are investigating allegations that educators did not adequate…
EAST LYME, Conn. (AP) — Authorities say a Connecticut man fatally stabbed his girlfriend multiple times in the hotel room they shared after she said she wanted to break up.
STONINGTON — A local man is facing charges after police said he accidentally fired a handgun while cleaning it, causing a bullet to pierce a wall and strike a refrigerator in an adjacent apartment.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A renowned Providence adult entertainment club has been shut down after police say three employees were arrested on prostitution charges.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut gospel singer convicted of conspiring with a former minister to fleece hundreds of thousands of dollars from an elderly man's estate has been sentenced to nine years in prison.
RICHMOND — Businesses in the Chariho Plaza at 1190 Main St. (Route 138) were without water for much of Wednesday, and the Arcadia branch of the Ocean Community YMCA had to close until the water service was restored. The cause of the problem was believed to be a leak in the plaza’s plumbing.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former Providence city councilman who was charged with embezzling more than $100,000 from a youth track program he founded has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.
BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has gone after Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter, drawing the ire of U.S. Rep. David Cicilline.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts' high court has upheld a law that makes it a crime to profit from prostitution, ruling a man caught during a human trafficking sting was a pimp and should be prosecuted as one.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has filed a lawsuit against Google over a recent privacy flaw that exposed the personal information of 52.5 million Google Plus users.
WILLIMANTIC — Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. and SI Financial Group Inc. announced Tuesday that they have signed a merger agreement in which Berkshire will acquire SIFI and its subsidiary, Savings Institute Bank and Trust Company, in an all-stock transaction valued at $180 million. The Willima…
CHARLESTOWN — A home on Kickapoo Run sustained minor damage from a chimney fire over the weekend. Charlestown and Richmond-Carolina firefighters, with mutual aid from the Dunn's Corners Fire Department, were called to a home at 41 Kickapoo Run around 10:15 p.m. Saturday and quickly contained…
WAKEFIELD — The former Westerly Finance Department employee charged with misappropriating more than $9,000 from the school district has made restitution.