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.
STONINGTON — Bob Statchen, a member of the Board of Finance in Stonington, has announced that he will challenge state Sen. Heather Somers, R-Groton, in a rematch of their 2018 race for the 18th District state Senate seat.
NORTH STONINGTON — Thermal imaging cameras helped firefighters identify and extinguish a fire that had extended from a chimney into an exterior wall of a Ryder Road home Wednesday night, allowing for a targeted response that limited damage.
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 …
To commemorate the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Nicholas Thomas and more than 100 other volunteers will board up vacant houses, install school safety signs and make other improvements to a Detroit neighborhood.
HARTFORD — A legislative working group has released a new quality control plan for quarries in light of the crumbling foundations problem afflicting many eastern Connecticut homeowners.
WESTERLY — Members of a local group plan to highlight the life and words of the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week and hope the whole town will join them.
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.
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.
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.
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…
At the close of each year, my managing editor asks me to select my most memorable images that either appeared in print or were displayed on our website. Over the course of the year, I cover and shoot thousands of images at a wide variety of events — some extremely newsworthy, others that are…
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.
NORTH STONINGTON — When Alicia Smith and her sister, Marlisa McLaughlin, opened the doors to the Marcia Thompson Schoolhouse in August, they both thought it was like stepping through a portal back in time.
Two Connecticut residents are facing charges after the state police said they stole a car and credit card in Amherst, Mass., then returned to North Stonington where one of the men led police on a manhunt in a wooded area off the Providence-New London Turnpike.
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 new year will bring new charges for some owners of electric vehicles, as an increasing number of states seek to plug in to fresh revenue sources to offset forgone gas taxes.
HARTFORD — Connecticut is expected to receive additional federal funding to help law enforcement and domestic violence groups around the state, which had at least 13 intimate partner deaths in 2019.
WATERFORD — Charter Oak Federal Credit Union has announced that its Matching Gifts Program this year generated $400,000 in charitable donations. “Through our members' continued generosity, countless organizations were helped this holiday season, including homeless shelters, food banks, and h…
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.
LEDYARD — The Ledyard Public Library holds an American presidents book discussion group on the second Tuesday of the month at the Gales Ferry Library, 18 Hurlbutt Road.
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.
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that White Castle is recalling certain frozen six-packs of cheeseburgers, hamburgers, jalapeno cheeseburgers, and certain 16-packs of hamburgers and cheeseburgers because of possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination.