RICHMOND — The town’s Planning Board will reopen a public hearing into the development of an 8-unit residential subdivision along Carolina Nooseneck Road after the State Housing Appeals Board remanded the proposal for further consideration of approval.

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is opening up coronavirus vaccine eligibility to all people age 16 and older starting Monday, and to make it easier for people to get to a vaccination site, the state will provide free transportation, Gov. Daniel McKee said at a news conference Thursday.

      PLYMOUTH, Conn. (AP) — After more than 250 days on the run, an 800- to 900-pound (360- to 410-kilogram) beefalo that has been roaming the woods in western Connecticut since it escaped on its way to a slaughterhouse has been captured, police said.

      SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) — With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting to look like the nation’s political map: deeply divided between red and blue states.

        PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island Department of Health announced Tuesday that it is pausing the administration of Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccines as federal authorities investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots in people who received the shot.

        WOOD RIVER JCT. — On what would have been Maddie Potts' 21st birthday, friends, family members and school officials gathered Sunday morning near the Chariho athletic fields to break ground on the state-of-the-art Maddie Potts Memorial Field House.

        LOS ANGELES — Nathan Long and Lili Chin have struck out so far in their four-month search to find an affordable home in the Los Angeles area — a cold streak that threatens to mess up their anniversary plans.

        HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Shortly before COVID-19 vaccinations began in January at the federal prison in Danbury, Connecticut, officials held town hall meetings for inmates about the vaccines and put up informational posters around the facility.

        PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Daniel Roberts hadn’t had a vaccination since he was 6. No boosters, no tetanus shots. His parents taught him inoculations were dangerous, and when the coronavirus arrived, they called it a hoax. The vaccine, they said, was the real threat.

          PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island lawmakers have passed a wide-ranging bill to address climate change that would require the state to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, and Gov. Daniel McKee has indicated he will sign it.

          CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Six former staffers at New Hampshire’s state-run youth detention center were arrested Wednesday in connection with the abuse of 11 children over the course of a decade, including one who continued working with children for nearly 20 years after he is accused of holding a…

          BOSTON (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union and defense attorneys are asking Massachusetts' highest court to order an investigation into what they describe as rampant misconduct in the Springfield Police Department.

          WESTERLY — The mighty and massive granite blocks that make up the walls of part of the Potter Hill Mill remain in place, but the floors inside are falling in on each other. Other buildings on the site, made of brick and wood, are in various states of advanced decay and decrepitude.

          The Democratic governor of Connecticut and the Republican governor of Massachusetts joined forces Tuesday to publicly pitch similar legislative proposals for curbing prescription drug costs, plans that would financially penalize drug manufacturers for excessive price increases.