WESTERLY — The Westerly Area Peace and Justice Group will hold a climate strike vigil on Friday, May 24, from 5 to 6 p.m., at the fountain on Broad Street in downtown Westerly.
A Westerly man has been charged in connection with a head-on collision on Route 2 in North Stonington that killed another Westerly resident last June.
KINGSTON – As the Trump Administration prepares to cut in half the budget for the National Invasive Species Council, a group of invasive species experts led by a University of Rhode Island professor has issued a warning about the growing peril of biological invasions and the increasing threa…
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s seaweed business has grown like a weed in recent years, with proponents touting it as both a “superfood” and an economic generator for the rural state — but the industry is now facing sticky new restrictions.
Connecticut public health officials have publicly released data for the first time showing how many students in individual schools are exempt from certain vaccinations for religious or medical reasons.
PORTLAND, Maine — The tradition of releasing balloons at weddings, birthdays and memorials may soon get deflated by lawmakers in more than half a dozen states.
Connecticut lawmakers are pressing ahead with legislation they say will clamp down on "deceptive advertising" by pregnancy crisis centers, despite legal setbacks experienced elsewhere in the U.S. with similar laws.
The Rhode Island Department of Health on Thursday issued a memo to health care providers announcing that flu is no longer considered widespread in the state. The change in designation means that health care workers not yet immunized against the flu are no longer required to wear surgical mas…
In advance of National Drug Take Back Day, on Saturday, local and state police are reminding the public that unused prescriptions can pose a threat and should be removed in order to prevent improper disposal or misuse.
BOSTON (AP) — The owners of New England's largest supermarket chain are projecting around $100 million in losses from the labor strike that ended Easter Sunday.
GROTON — Chelsea Groton Bank has reported net income of nearly $11.3 million for 2018, an increase of 85 percent from 2017. Assets also increased, to $1.1 billion, a gain of 3.9 percent, according to the mutual bank's annual report. President and CEO Michael Rauh detailed the figures at the …
Advocates hoping to finally reinstate Connecticut’s full motorcycle helmet law enlisted a wider group of allies this year, following decades of being thwarted by well-organized opponents. But it’s questionable whether it will be enough.
NORTH STONINGTON — Greenskies Renewable Energy of Middletown, Conn., has been selected to install solar arrays at the town's school buildings and Center for Emergency Services. Work will begin in this summer and all five arrays are supposed to be installed by the spring of 2020.
Members of the region’s congressional delegation said Thursday that many questions remain after the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report on the Russia investigation. They urged that the full report be given to Congress and that Mueller be called to testify.
The public this morning was given a long awaited first look at the full version of the Mueller report. Here's is the redacted investigative report released to the public by the U.S. Department of Justice.
A group of state lawmakers is fighting back against discussions to possibly eliminate a religious exemption to the requirement that Connecticut schoolchildren be vaccinated, arguing it would be unconstitutional.
When a call came in reporting a house fire on Meadow Wood Drive on March 14, North Stonington Fire Rescue Capt. Cody Morgan and Assistant Fire Chief James Tuttle knew they had to switch gears.
EXETER — Gathered under a shelter beside the Wood River on a rainy Monday morning, legislators, town officials, environmentalists and outdoor enthusiasts celebrated the designation of the Wood-Pawcatuck watershed as one of the nation’s Wild and Scenic river systems.
PORTLAND, Maine — The nation’s clam haul is steadily dwindling, and a push to try to save it in the state with the largest industry is dividing harvesters, conservationists and scientists who question whether proposed new measures will help.
WESTERLY — Two Westerly women have embarked on a challenge in honor of Westerly's 350th anniversary that has them literally pounding the pavement.
Cianbro, a large employee-owned construction company based in Pittsfield, Maine, has announced the acquisition of A/Z Corporation, the North Stonington engineering-construction firm.
PORTLAND, Maine — The boom times for the U.S. lobster industry are imperiled this year because of a shortage of a little fish that has been luring the crustaceans into traps for hundreds of years.
HARTFORD — Some state lawmakers and business leaders hope this could be the year to better promote Connecticut as a tourist destination following years of tight budgets.
HARTFORD — The federal government may have finally given the go-ahead to a satellite tribal casino in East Windsor, but that doesn’t mean the debate over gambling in Connecticut is settled.
MYSTIC — V. Susan Fisher picked up stakes last year, and, along with her two cats, Harpo and Dory, moved 2,000-plus miles across the country for her new job.
Charter Oak Credit Union has reported 2018 net income of more than $8.23 million, a gain of 33.7 percent from year-end 2017. The credit union, in the latest report to its federal regulator, also said that its membership had grown during the year by 5,845, to 74,149 members.
HARTFORD — Connecticut's two federally recognized tribes have received long-awaited approval from the federal government to push ahead with plans for an off-reservation casino in East Windsor.
NORTH STONINGTON — Cheerleaders waved pom-poms, teachers held homemade “Welcome Lions” signs and the high school band played tunes like “Louie Louie” and “Sweet Caroline” as students in grade 6 through 12 stepped off their buses Monday morning and entered the town’s brand new Wheeler Middle …
HARTFORD — A former top Goldman Sachs executive tapped to oversee economic development policy in Connecticut and lauded by Gov. Ned Lamont for his caliber of financial and investment experience finds himself answering a lot of questions about his role in the mortgage meltdown of 2007-08.
PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island Department of Health announced Friday that Butterball LLC has recalled 78,164 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with the Salmonella Schwarzengrund bacteria.
NORTH STONINGTON — A cat died in a house fire on Meadow Wood Drive Thursday morning, but officials said a rapid response by firefighters helped limit heavy damage to the kitchen area.
HARTFORD — Advocates for gun rights and gun control are expected to pack a Connecticut legislative hearing on several firearms bills, including measures that would tighten safe storage laws and require people openly carrying guns to produce their permits if police ask.
NORTH STONINGTON — The North Stonington Garden Club is now accepting applications for the 2019 Anna Coit Memorial Scholarship. The $1,500 scholarship is granted annually to a student pursuing higher education in agriculture, conservation, environmental studies, horticulture, landscape design…
NORTH STONINGTON — If its $1 million offer to connect with Stonington’s Pawcatuck sewer plant is rejected, North Stonington will seek other options to fulfill its ambitious economic development plans.
STONINGTON — Tolls, regionalization and paid family leave were among the topics raised by residents during Sen. Heather Somers’ Community Conversation at the police station Thursday night.
STONINGTON — Current and former town officials spoke against North Stonington’s request to tie into Stonington’s sewage system at Wednesday’s Board of Selectmen meeting.
NORTH STONINGTON — Two cats remain unaccounted for and a barn on a residential property on Pendelton Hill Road was destroyed after a blaze tore through the one-story structure on Wednesday morning.
STONINGTON — The town’s Water Pollution Control Authority said Tuesday it would consider the creation of an inter-municipal sewage agreement with the Town of North Stonington. Under such an agreement, North Stonington could potentially pay a buy-in amount, and ongoing premiums that would exc…
MYSTIC — Eastern CT Housing Opportunities, Connecticut Green Bank and PosiGen will host a "Solar For All" informational workshop for New London County homeowners on Saturday, March 2, at 10:30 a.m. The program will be held at the JX Barn at the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center's Coogan Farm…