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…

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 …

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.

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.

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.

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.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed into law Tuesday a public lands package that includes the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Wild and Scenic River Act.

    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…

    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…