STONINGTON — The five students who stood outside the Stonington High School auditorium Tuesday afternoon, chatting and laughing, looked like they stepped right out of the 1930s. Appropriately so.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday.

The small dam on Bill Rutan’s Stonington property began failing in 2010 after two major storms. Afterward, with help from a conservation group, he decided it was better to simply remove it than spend tens of thousands of dollars trying to repair it. 

KINGSTON — When University of Rhode Island seniors Luke Miller, of Mystic, and Alex Farley were asked to create a curriculum for a summer camp on artificial intelligence, they didn’t plan on it becoming a research project. However, after a summer of educating kids on AI, they realized that t…

WESTERLY — Christopher Marmon Greenleaf sat inside his 1710 Avondale family home one sunny morning last week, talking about music and telling the story of his late-19th century Chickering piano — the only surviving piano of its kind still in its original state.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New data released Monday by Connecticut health officials shows immunization rates for measles, mumps and rubella among kindergarten students has continued to decline in more schools, a development that's being linked to more families seeking religious exemptions from r…

    LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — A pickup truck driver accused of causing a collision that killed seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been indicted on 23 charges saying he negligently caused the deaths and was under the influence of one or more drugs at the time.

      GROTON — The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments will hold a public meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10, at the Groton Senior Center, 102 Newtown Road, at 5:30 p.m., about the 2019 Southeastern Connecticut Regional Bike and Pedestrian Plan.

      NARRAGANSETT — Few regions on Earth have warmed as much as the Arctic over recent decades, but because of its near inaccessibility in winter, scientists lack year-round observations from the area. To gain new insights from this epicenter of global warming, four University of Rhode Island sci…

      SALSA STEPSLearn to dance the Salsa on Tuesday at the Tapped Apple, 37 High St., with Salsa expert Mike Morency from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the tasting room. All dancers receive $6 glasses of wine and cider. Visit tappedapple.com for more information. FLUTES AND IVORIESSit back and relax to the f…

      STRAW NIGHTWatch a screening of the movie "Straws" Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at Westerly Library and participate in a Q&A when the Town of Westerly’s Plastic Reduction Committee hosts an event designed to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in Westerly. Visit faceboo…

      STONINGTON — Unexpected Treasures seems to be an ideal name for a shop where vintage wedding gowns are displayed alongside original oil paintings, designer handbags, costumes and fancy earrings and where wooden doll cradles, puzzles, books and games are peeking out from tables and shelves an…

      MYSTIC — Alex Medina, a longtime truck driver and refuse hauler, was standing inside the Stamford Waste Transfer Station one morning last month, trying to get the attention of an equipment operator, when his life changed in an instant.