HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Hundreds of more crews from out of state were arriving in Connecticut on Thursday to help restore power to nearly 580,000 homes and businesses that remained in the dark after Tropical Storm Isaias, as state officials announced an investigation into electricity utilitie…

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — For the second day in a row, there have been no new COVID-19-associated deaths in Connecticut, according to new data released on Wednesday. It also marked the sixth day in the past month that no new deaths were reported.

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont called for an investigation of the state's two largest electric utility companies Wednesday as hundreds of thousands of residents remained without power a day after Tropical Storm Isaias ripped through the state.

    Winds from Tropical Storm Isaias struck the region quickly Tuesday afternoon before moving north towards Canada, but the storm led to numerous reports of fallen trees and branches that left roads closed and impacted thousands of electric customers in southwestern Rhode Island and southeaster…

    WINDSOR, N.C. (AP) — At least six people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people.

    Travelers from Rhode Island have been added to the list of those who must quarantine while staying in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut and Massachusetts as some Northeast states begin to see signs of rising infections.

    After slamming into the South Carolina-North Carolina border as a category 1 hurricane late Monday, Tropical Storm Isaias made its way into southern New England on Tuesday afternoon and was expected to impact the region well into the morning.

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said Connecticut is currently “in a good place” because the state’s baseline rate of COVID-19 infections is very low, predicting the state will have an upper hand if flare-ups develop this fall.

    HARTFORD — With the state’s Aug. 11 primary fast approaching, some Republican congressional candidates have been bucking conventional wisdom it will be difficult to run in Democratic-leaning Connecticut on an outspoken conservative message this November. Instead, they argue that they’re reso…

    PAWCATUCK — In 1920, a young priest, bubbling with energy and idealism, arrived at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Pawcatuck. Within months, Father John J. Keane convinced parents to help him establish a Boy Scout troop. 

      NEW YORK (AP) — The Coast Guard on Saturday urged commercial and recreational boaters in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey to prepare for possible high surf, dangerous rip currents, heavy wind, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding from Hurricane Isaias, which has the potential to impact t…

      “Boston Strong” remains a “vibrant” rallying cry more than seven years after the marathon bombing killed three people and injured more than 260 others, a federal appeals court noted as it threw out the death sentence of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

      A federal appeals court Friday threw out Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, saying the judge who oversaw the case did not adequately screen jurors for potential biases.

      STONINGTON — Attorney Matthew Berger has withdrawn from the Aug. 11 primary race for the position of Judge of Probate for the towns of Groton, Ledyard, North Stonington and Stonington. Due to the timing of the withdrawal, his name will appear on the printed ballot.

      Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday signed into law a wide-ranging police accountability bill that proponents said answers the calls for reform, after the police-involved death of George Floyd and other Black people, and works toward rebuilding trust in Connecticut's police departments.

      The state of Connecticut plans to give local school officials the flexibility to decide the mix of in-school learning and online learning and whether any changes should be made if there's an uptick in COVID-19 cases in their particular county, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Thursday.

      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Senate on Wednesday passed legislation that attempts to reform police procedures and policies in light of the police-involved killing of George Floyd and other Black people, a wide-ranging proposal opponents argue will punish good officers but proponent…

      HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal inmates in Connecticut have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit accusing prison officials of not doing enough to protect them from the coronavirus, including transferring vulnerable prisoners to home confinement.

        Charlestown Land Trust Farmers Market: Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 4150 Old Post Road. SNAP, credit cards and senior coupons accepted.

        HARTFORD— Education and local government advocates on Monday announced a new effort aimed at addressing a lack of computers and internet access that has hampered online learning for tens of thousands of poor and urban Connecticut students during the coronavirus pandemic.

        BOSTON — For students heading to Colby College in Maine this fall, coronavirus testing is expected to be a routine part of campus life. All students will be required to provide a nasal swab every other day for two weeks, and then twice a week after that. All told, the college says it will pr…

        STONINGTON — If the idea of making homemade strawberry shortcake, blueberry muffins, baked potato bites and warm potato salad whets your appetite, you might want to head to your computer, log on and learn how to virtually make the tasty-sounding dishes ... just make sure the kiddos are by yo…

          WESTERLY — Westerly Community Credit Union’s WCCU Teacher Grant Program will award $8,500 in grants, in values up to $500, for the upcoming 2020-21 school year. The teacher grants are available to local teachers, administrators or staff from the school districts of Westerly, Chariho, Stoning…

          HARTFORD — Critics of a wide-ranging police accountability proposal that passed the House of Representatives after an all-night special session debate Friday, now plan to turn their attention to the state Senate, which is scheduled to vote Tuesday on the wide-ranging legislation sparked by t…

          Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Friday signed an executive order that state union leaders predict will provide hundreds, possibly thousands, of front-line workers “presumptive eligibility” for workers compensation benefits if they contracted the coronavirus while on the job during the early d…

          HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Given the possibility of an uptick in coronavirus infections this fall, Connecticut's House of Representatives on Thursday voted overwhelmingly to give all voters the option to vote by absentee ballot and avoid the polls, during a surreal special session where members …

            PROVIDENCE (AP) — Two voters' rights groups in Rhode Island filed a federal lawsuit Thursday challenging the state's vote-by-mail witness and notary requirements, saying the rule unnecessarily puts people's health at risk during the coronavirus pandemic.

            HARTFORD (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a sanction against Infowars host Alex Jones over an angry outburst on his web show against an attorney for relatives of some of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims, who are suing him for defamation.

              PROVIDENCE (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo said Wednesday her administration is still weighing how to reopen schools this fall, even as some teachers, administrators and parents are increasingly voicing concerns that the coronavirus is not under adequate control ahead of the state’s p…

              Connecticut lawmakers on Tuesday heard from voters who want to cast their ballots by absentee because they're afraid of going to the polls in November during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as from those who say they're more concerned that expanding eligibility might lead to fraud.