HOPKINTON — About 80 birds were killed by smoke inhalation and injuries caused by a 4-alarm fire that erupted in the northern end of a sanctuary building at the Foster Parrots property on Woodville Alton Road early Thursday morning.

HOPKINTON — Firefighters are asking residents to be cautious and avoid burning outdoors due to a high fire danger, a request that comes after firefighters on Saturday battled a shed fire along North Drive that had spread to a home and a large brush fire reported an hour later that impacted a…

    A series of brush fires along the southbound side of Interstate 95 on Thursday from exits 1 to 7 impacted driver visibility and slowed traffic considerably as firefighters from across the region worked through the afternoon to extinguish the fires and reduce smoke conditions.

    HARTFORD — Connecticut prosecutors say there are major problems with a criminal justice reform proposal that could result in scores of people charged with minor crimes avoiding an electronic record of their arrests, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press.