FOSTER, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island police officer’s rifle remains missing after a car with the weapon inside was stolen.
ATHOL, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Massachusetts man in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found near the entrance to a wastewater treatment plant.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New safety standards aimed at limiting suicide risks have led to overhauls inside hospitals around the country, with psychiatric facilities and wards removing bathroom doors, stripping artwork from walls and requiring patients to wear paper gowns instead of their own clothes.
WESTERLY — Town officials will move forward with a grant application seeking money to improve municipal recreation facilities with walking trails, a new basketball and multi-purpose court, benches and landscaping, but will not seeks funds for a shelter at the Bradford Preserve lacrosse fiel…
HOPKINTON — The anger that some residents feel over the Town Council’s approvals of commercial solar projects in residential zones boiled over at Monday’s council meeting. Two residents demanded that council President Frank Landolfi resign and police were asked to remove another resident fro…
Providence — The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has received a $75,000 award from the National Coastal Resilience Fund developed by Whitehouse to restore and strengthen the natural infrastructure that protects coastal communities. DEM will use the funding to advanc…
ASHAWAY — The fourth annual Veterans Day breakfast and celebration at Ashaway Elementary School on Monday enticed Army veteran Joseph Shank to drive more than 100 miles from Mamaroneck, N.Y., to join his three grandsons, Cody, Liam and Luke.
PROVIDENCE — The state's Supreme Court has upheld a conviction against a Hope Valley man in connection with a 10-hour standoff in his home near the center of Hope Valley in 2014.
STONINGTON — A New York man is facing charges after the police said he led officers on a short chase that ended in Stonington Borough last week after he was caught attempting to scam the U.S. Post Office in Pawcatuck.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fire lieutenant who died after helping two colleagues escape a burning home was dedicated to his family and his profession and took younger firefighters under his wing, speakers at his funeral Mass said Monday.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A state agency report shows Rhode Island’s nursing and residential care program for veterans is having financial issues.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Veterans Day protest in which a student dressed in black placed red-painted latex gloves around a display of small American flags at Yale University has stirred some controversy at the Ivy League school, which has been working to improve its image among military students.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Projects to protect Texas marshes from erosion and an Alaska village from the Bering Sea are getting help from some of the 44 grants awarded by the National Coastal Resilience Fund, a public-private partnership assisting communities threatened by storms and flooding from r…
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man charged with being drunk when he crashed his car over the weekend, killing his passenger, has appeared in court.
BOSTON (AP) — A bill that would bar Massachusetts drivers from using hand-held cellphones behind the wheel is inching closer to final approval by state lawmakers.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A New York City man convicted in an extortion scheme that involved kidnapping immigrants at a bus station has been sentenced in Connecticut to eight years in prison.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of Revenue team created last year to collect millions owed to the state has collected $196,000.
MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has been charged with possessing illegal assault weapons, armor-piercing ammunition and high-capacity magazines.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Minnesota Twins prospect Ryan Costello was found dead in his New Zealand hotel room Monday, days after joining his team in the Australian Baseball League.
STONINGTON — When the executive director of the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center was searching the internet for information on developing the Greenmanville Trail at Coogan Farm and restoring the 400-year-old apple orchard there, she came across a familiar name with ties to Mystic and the farm.
NORTH KINGSTOWN — As gypsy moth populations wane, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is warning that there are plenty of new pests waiting to take their place.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is ramping up its push to get a bill through Congress that curbs prescription drug costs, feeling a new urgency as the impeachment investigation advances amid the 2020 election campaign.
HARTFORD — Making it easier and faster to travel to and from New York City is a big selling point for two newly proposed multi-billion-dollar plans to overhaul Connecticut’s transportation system.
WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact…
Thanksgiving is next week and I suspect when you think of errands you need to run and places you need to go to get ready for the holiday, you don’t think of the library. Instead, most people are either figuring out their travel plans, or thinking of errands involving the grocery store and re…
In response to Jay Lustgarten’s letter of Friday, Nov. 15: While I appreciate the sentiment of wanting to acknowledge Native Americans by placing a statue in Westerly, you suggested the park. Perhaps you are unaware that Watch Hill is a part of Westerly and there is already a statue honoring…