NORTH STONINGTON —The North Stonington Republican and Democratic town committees endorsed chosen candidates for the upcoming town election at their caucuses Thursday evening.
PROVIDENCE — the Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers that Northfork Bison Distributions of St. Leonard, Quebec, is recalling bison burgers and ground bison because they have the potential to be contaminated with a form of E. coli that can cause diarrheal illness. The meat…
Eversource officials said Tuesday that the company is prepared for rising electricity demand during the hot days ahead. The utility said it was prepared to meet the demand and that its crews are ready to respond to any outages or other problems that may arise.
WILLIMANTIC — Transportation, improved data sharing and renewable energy were some of the issues where the governors of Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island said Tuesday they found common ground in their first private meeting with one another, promising to work together in the future.
HARTFORD (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro is leading an oversight visit to a holding center for detaining migrant children in Florida.
NORTH STONINGTON — The North Stonington Democratic Town Committee is seeking candidates for town committees and boards for the November election.
MYSTIC — The Stonington Land Trust will lead a hike through Old Mystic Ridge, the trust’s most recent land acquisition, on Saturday, July 27.
STONINGTON — “An Afternoon at Stone Acres Farm,” a fundraiser for students in South Africa, will be held July 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Stone Acres Farm, 393 Main St.
HARTFORD — Forensic scientist Henry Lee, who became famous for his testimony in the O.J. Simpson trial and his work on other high-profile murder cases, defended his reputation Thursday after lawyers this week again questioned the accuracy of blood-evidence testimony he gave decades ago.
HARTFORD — A prison employee is suing the Connecticut Department of Correction, alleging she was suspended without pay for complaining about a corrections officer who displayed a Confederate flag in his vehicle, which was repeatedly parked in a highly visible place at the prison.
ASHAWAY — The Ashaway Free Library will mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with a special presentation on July 16. Author John Kane will talk about his soon-to-be-published book, "Pilgrims of Woodstock."
NORTH STONINGTON — First Selectman Michael Urgo, who recently said he wouldn't seek a second term, announced Wednesday that he had done some soul searching and changed his mind: He will be a candidate for reelection in November.
BOSTON (AP) — A replica of the Mayflower will sail to Boston as part of commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims' landing in Massachusetts.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A research scientist who worked at NASA and a chronic disease epidemiologist are just two of Yale University's renowned female graduates, professors and staff who have gone unmentioned on the pages of Wikipedia.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation aimed at ensuring health insurers treat mental illness the same as other conditions.
MASHANTUCKET — A North Stonington woman has jumped onto the CBD train, recently opening a kiosk featuring her own brand of CBD products called “Remedy Tree” at Tanger Outlets at the Foxwoods Resort Casino. For now, the kiosk is only open on weekends.
CHELSEA, Mass. — Guatemalan bakeries, Honduran restaurants and Salvadoran markets are joining an already ethnically diverse mix of businesses in downtown Chelsea, a tiny industrial city across the Mystic River from Boston.
HARTFORD (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Transportation is offering new transportation options for those looking to attend summer events in Hartford.
HARTFORD (AP) — State Comptroller Kevin Lembo says Connecticut is on track to wrap up the fiscal year that ended June 30 with a surplus of almost $701 million surplus.
WESTERLY — The number of physicians and assistants available to work in the Westerly Hospital Emergency Department has increased as part of the facility's move away from contracting for emergency services.
NORTH STONINGTON — Town officials are moving to secure state certification for sustainability, and are awaiting the outcome of a second budget referendum.
CONCORD, N.H. — Thousands of motorcyclists will rumble across New Hampshire roadways Saturday to honor seven bikers killed in a collision with a pickup truck last month.
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HARTFORD — Connecticut retailers of all types are getting ready to charge a new 10-cent tax on single-use plastic bags, changing how many consumers will carry home groceries or a takeout meal.
Almost half of female cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday.
Local police, fire and first responders are urging residents and visitors to act with "common sense and caution" this Fourth of July, especially with a four-day weekend that is expected to bring large crowds to the shoreline.
More Americans than ever recorded, an estimated 49 million, are making plans to celebrate red, white and blue with an Independence Day getaway this year.
BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts motor vehicle department wasn't properly processing out-of-state notifications about driving offenses, instead putting them into storage bins where they were left untouched, an investigation found.
HARTFORD — A new state budget, a slightly higher fee for ride-hailing services and permission for young students to self-apply sunscreen while at school are among a host of new laws set to take effect in Connecticut.
From Bristol to Block Island and into Connecticut, there are Independence Day celebrations aplenty in the region. Some will take place the weekend before, some the weekend after, but in fine Fourth of July tradition, many will take place Thursday, on the holiday itself. Here is a list of loc…
PROVIDENCE — A joint notice issued by the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Department of Health is warning of the return of blue-green algae blooms.
NORTH STONINGTON — The North Stonington Garden Club is accepting applications for its 2019 Community Grants program. The club awards grants to nonprofit organizations and municipal agencies for community and civic projects and programs related to gardening and conservation, as well as to edu…
Health officials in Northeast states are urging residents to discard fresh papayas imported from Mexico because they’ve been linked to an outbreak of salmonella. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the affected produce was apparently sold in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, …
WESTERLY — The doors of Wood River Health Services' new office at 17 Wells St. in Westerly will open on July 8, just steps away from Westerly Hospital.
HARTFORD — So excited were they about a pledge of $100 million for public education from Barbara and Ray Dalio that Connecticut state officials agreed to match it with $100 million in taxpayer money, along with concessions that have raised concerns over transparency.
HARTFORD — The Connecticut Supreme Court granted visitation rights Thursday to a set of grandparents over the wishes of the child's father, who had argued that the couple was undermining his parental decisions.
GROTON — Members of an ordnance disposal team on Thursday conducted a controlled detonation of a small amount of explosives after they were discovered to have deteriorated. The explosives were found during a drill and bunker inspection at Naval Submarine Base New London. The detonation was d…
NORTH STONINGTON — Former First Selectman Shawn Murphy says the pavilion erected this week at Hewitt Farm "will be a great asset for the town," but in the spirit of letting no good deed go unpunished, he's complaining that successor, Mike Urgo, cut corners in having it built so expeditiously.
STONINGTON — Stonington High School principal Mark Friese and Superintendent Van Riley on Tuesday defended the school district’s handling of an investigation of a former high school teacher and assistant golf coach who resigned in January after female students had complained of unwanted phys…
NORTH STONINGTON — A woman suffered minor injuries Sunday when Connecticut State Police said she was struck and knocked from her motorcycle by a deer while driving along Route 2.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck in a fiery collision on a rural New Hampshire highway that killed seven motorcyclists was charged Monday with seven counts of negligent homicide, and records show he was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving last month and in 2013.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — In the year since the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for every state to legalize sports betting , a regional divide has opened as states decide whether to expand their gambling options.
NORTH STONINGTON — A morning fire extended from the basement area into the first floor of a house along the Providence-New London Turnpike Sunday, leaving the home’s occupants displaced.