STONINGTON — A New Jersey woman is facing drug and burglary charges after the police said she and several friends left a Mystic hotel without paying for their room, then tried to break back in to retrieve methamphetamine.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Supporters of a regional pact that would tackle transportation emissions are struggling to win over several New England governors concerned that the climate change initiative will increase gas prices.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine native is donating $100 million to Northeastern University to establish a graduate school and research center in Portland in hopes of transforming the city into a technology hub and sparking economic growth, officials said Monday.
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — The four people shot outside a Connecticut courthouse on Monday were targeted by their assailant, Bridgeport police Chief A.J. Perez said.
HARTFORD — A federal judge has ruled that two University of Connecticut students cannot be kicked out of university housing while their First Amendment lawsuit is in progress.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates hit pause on their recent feuds Monday as they walked shoulder to shoulder through the streets of South Carolina’s capital city to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and rally around their push to defeat President Donald Trump …
MYSTIC — The Mystic Irish Parade Foundation has announced that Alexis Ann, editor and publisher of The Resident, has been chosen as grand marshal of the 2020 Mystic Irish Parade, which will be held on March 22.
HARTFORD — The University of Connecticut generates about $5.3 billion worth of economic activity for the state, including nearly 26,000 jobs and $277.5 million in state and local tax revenue through industries that benefit from UConn’s enterprise, according to a new analysis.
MYSTIC — The Westerly Hospital will offer a four-part community wellness series next month at StoneRidge Life Plan Retirement Community, 186 Jerry Browne Road. Each session will be held at 10 a.m.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday left in place the conviction of a Massachusetts woman who sent her boyfriend text messages urging him to kill himself.
NEW YORK (AP) — A year ago, marijuana legalization looked like it was on a roll in the Northeast — it had already passed in three of the region’s states and was a priority for governors in three more, including the populous New York.
HARTFORD — Open enrollment to sign up for a 2020 health insurance plan through Access Health CT will end at midnight on Wednesday, Jan. 15. Connecticut residents can still enroll online, over the phone, or in-person at any of the Enrollment Fairs or five Enrollment Locations. Some applicants…
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island received more than $7.3 million in federal grant money to support homeless assistance projects across the state.
BOSTON (AP) — One of the most comprehensive private collections of John F. Kennedy memorabilia, one that chronicles his life from childhood to the White House, is for sale.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hemp growers in Maine are concerned that new rules governing the crop could hold back the growth of an industry that is already the largest in New England.
BOSTON (AP) — Bostonians ditched their parkas, mittens and thermal underwear for a second day as record-breaking warm temperatures again bathed the region in springlike temperatures.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — It took just over two minutes from the time Ansonia police officers entered the home until a knife-wielding Michael Gregory fell onto the kitchen floor after a fatal gunshot fired by one of the officers.
BOSTON (AP) — The founder and former top employees of a pharmaceutical company are facing a reckoning for their role in a bribery scheme that prosecutors say boosted sales of a powerful, highly addictive painkiller and helped fuel the national opioid epidemic.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's public health laboratory has begun testing newborn babies for the genetic disorder Spinal Muscular Atrophy, complying with a new state law that took effect on Jan. 1.
PAWCATUCK — For Mystic-based playwright Anna Maria Trusky, the infamous unsolved murder in 1947 of Elizabeth Short — "The Black Dahlia" — has all the more significance today, 73 years later.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — One of two men charged with repeatedly raping a teenage boy at New Hampshire’s youth detention center in the late 1990s went on to work as a clubhouse attendant for the Boston Red Sox, who suspended him when the club learned of the allegations, the team told The Associat…
ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — Police body camera videos released Monday show a Connecticut man running at officers with a knife, the man refusing orders to drop it and one of the officers fatally shooting him.
A man who died in the custody of a Connecticut police department had been observed at a hospital for five hours the night before he was found unresponsive in a cell, state police said Monday.
Nestled in the heart of Noank, where in mid-December the firehouse was outlined in lights that change color, and trees, fences and front doors were draped in Christmas lights, there’s a little storefront where the owners are hoping to create a community space for artists, art lovers and thos…
HARTFORD — Plans are still moving ahead to consolidate Connecticut’s 12 community colleges into a single accredited school by 2023, despite escalating resistance from faculty unions who question whether the complicated proposed merger will work or even makes sense.
SAVING THE FUTUREJoin Michael Fine, author of “Health Care Revolt,” and Frank H. Crandall II, author of “Global Warning: Saving Our Future,” Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Savoy Bookshop & Café, 10 Canal St. in Westerly, for a discussion about social issues when the two men discuss their wo…
STONINGTON — Town officials and the town's financial adviser have announced that the refinancing of $7.2 million of bonds issued in 2012 will save close to $600,000 in interest costs over the next dozen years.
STONINGTON — When members of the Stonington Village Improvement Association hosted their annual tree lighting ceremony at Wadawanuck Square in early December, revelers were treated to a bigger spectacle than in recent years.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A woman who was critically injured in a shooting at a Rhode Island apartment complex is moving out of the intensive care unit at a Connecticut hospital.
CHICAGO (AP) — Over a year ago, Woody Kaplan, a major Democratic donor and longtime Deval Patrick supporter, helped the former governor plan his potential presidential bid.
New Hampshire became the second New England state to offer sports betting on Monday, with Republican Gov. Chris Sununu placing the first bet on the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The final snowstorm of 2019 in New England is packing a one-two punch that left skiers and snowboarders reveling, and others shoveling and chipping ice on Monday. Several thousand were left in the dark because of storm-related power outages.
The latest regional plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions was launched with little fanfare in Rhode Island and opposition from fossil-fuel interests. There was even criticism from environmentalists.
More people than ever before are expected to take to the roads, skies or waterways this holiday season as the nation prepares for what is expected to be the busiest end-of-year holiday travel period in over 20 years.
It's that time of year again for "chestnuts roasting on an open fire," and local fire officials are urging residents to do so carefully and to make sure heating systems are properly maintained to ensure a fire- and injury-free holiday season.
STONINGTON — A crowd of more than 70 people expressed near unanimous approval of the new designs for the Mystic River Boathouse Park last weekend. With an estimated $2.8 million needed for remediation of the site, however, the focus now turns to procuring the grant funding necessary to make …