PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island congressman is helping bring donated books from the Library of Congress libraries and schools in the state.
BOSTON (AP) — Nursing home residents, their families and administrators are planning to converge on the Statehouse to press for more funding.
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island skate park has been dedicated to a former professional BMX rider who set a world record for the longest power-assisted bicycle backflip.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea says every Rhode Island municipality is getting money to strengthen the security of voting systems and improve election processes.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Women who lost children to gun violence were among a crowd that gathered to break ground on a new Connecticut garden that will honor hundreds of victims killed by firearms dating back more than 50 years.
ROCKPORT, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts health officials say a seafood restaurant worker has tested positive for hepatitis A and are warning customers they may have been exposed to the disease.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Protesters have gathered outside the state Capitol to rally against a proposal to put electronic tolls on the state's highways.
WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say they have arrested 50 people and seized drugs and guns during an investigation that was spurred by heroin-related deaths.
NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed will help dedicate a post office in a small Rhode Island community in honor of an Army captain who was killed in Iraq.
BOSTON (AP) — By nearly any measure, the Massachusetts economy is booming. Thousands of jobs are being created and unemployment is at historic lows.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police have identified a woman killed in a hit-and-run incident as a 57-year-old city resident while investigators continue their search for the driver.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A man on the Massachusetts State Police most wanted list in connection with the shooting of a woman during a robbery has been arrested in North Carolina.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts is celebrating the upcoming 200th anniversary of poet Walt Whitman's birth with a marathon cover-to-cover reading of his masterpiece "Leaves of Grass."
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors are appealing a judge's decision to block them from using video that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaging in paid sex at a massage parlor.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Two Senate leaders say they don't plan on transferring a bill to preserve federal abortion protections in Rhode Island state law to another committee.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Robert Pritchard, a prominent economist and popular professor of economics at Northeastern University in Boston, has died. He was 58.
PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man charged with of setting several fires in Pittsfield late last summer has been found not competent to stand trial, and will be committed to a state hospital for up to six months.