355 of 728 precincts - 49 percent
As expected, voters on Tuesday rubber-stamped Republican President Donald Trump and former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in primary elections in Connecticut, where officials were anticipating large numbers of absentee ballots because of the coronavirus pandemic.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and his Democratic primary challenger, U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, jabbed at each other in a heated televised debate Tuesday.
A Republican candidate for Congress in Connecticut dropped out of the race Tuesday as voters were going to the polls in his primary election following his arrest in an assault case.
BOSTON (AP) — Members of an activist group hung a banner that read “CLIMATE CHANGE NOW” on the iconic Citgo sign near Boston's Fenway Park, leading to eight arrests, police said.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts officials on Tuesday urged residents in nearly three dozen communities with concerning rates of COVID-19 infection to step up their efforts to slow the spread of the disease.
BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's attorney general has determined that a Barrington man facing an assault charge after being caught on video yelling racial slurs at his neighbor can face a stiffer sentence under the state's hate crimes law if convicted.
A full week after Tropical Storm Isaias hit the Northeast, tens of thousand of people were still waiting in Connecticut and New York Tuesday for their lights to come back as public officials stepped up criticism of the region's electric utilities.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University is delaying a return to in-person instruction until October and the University of Pennsylvania said Tuesday it won't open dorms to the vast majority of undergraduate students this fall, joining their Ivy League colleagues in expanding a push toward on…
STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been detected in a mosquito for the first time this year in Connecticut, according to the state's Agricultural Experiment Station.
BOSTON (AP) — Police officers in Massachusetts fired more than 30 shots at a man who was already injured and bloodied on the ground, the man's family alleged in a wrongful death lawsuit.
Connecticut's former public health commissioner is alleging that Gov. Ned Lamont fired her for “discriminatory reasons” and administration officials prohibited her from implementing nursing home protocols that would have saved lives amid the coronavirus pandemic.
WESTERLY, R.I. (AP) — A piping plover chick taken by vacationers from a Rhode Island beach died at a wildlife center on Cape Cod, despite efforts to save it.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A day program that consistently served more than 100 people with disabilities in Rhode Island will close in September because of financial losses, the organization said.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut congressional candidate quits race on day of primary following arrest in assault case.
PITTSBURG, N.H. (AP) — A man in an off-highway recreational vehicle and his passenger were injured after trying to pass an ATV, and he's been charged with driving too fast, New Hampshire's Fish and Game Department said.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are allowing increased harvesting of a species of squid this year because of reports that the species can withstand it.
WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — Nearly 50 dolphins were stranded on a beach on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, over the weekend and needed to be rescued by dozens of volunteers, officials said.
RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Governors and state labor department officials were scrambling Monday to determine whether they could implement President Donald Trump’s executive order to partially extend unemployment assistance payments to millions of Americans struggling to find work in the pand…
The Connecticut Department of Public Health issued its first $1,000 fines on Monday to two individuals who Gov. Ned Lamont said failed to comply with the travel advisory for residents who return home from states with high COVID-19 infection rates.
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A restored replica of the original Mayflower ship that brought the Pilgrims to America 400 years ago this year is nearing its home in Plymouth following extensive renovations.
NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — James Mahoney, a senior Bank of America executive and former chief spokesman for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, has died from injuries sustained in a biking accident a year ago. He was 67.
NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (AP) — A Connecticut teen was killed in a single-car car crash on Block Island Sunday and the young driver involved is facing DUI charges, state police in Rhode Island said.
It has been seven years since the central air conditioning system worked at the New York City middle school where Lisa Fitzgerald O’Connor teaches. As a new school year approaches amid the coronavirus pandemic, she and her colleagues are threatening not to return unless it's repaired.
BOSTON (AP) — Catholic church officials say nearly a dozen Catholic schools have closed in Massachusetts this year and more could shutter as the economic toll of the coronavirus pandemic mounts.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island registered one more death from COVID-19 and 176 newly reported positive cases over the weekend, state health officials said Monday.
HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts state university is investigating a mayor and adjunct lecturer who was accused of sexual misconduct as he runs for Congress.
Overfishing, dams and pollution are among the factors that have steeply reduced the population of an ecologically important fish on the East Coast, regulators have said.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Islanders are renewing the push to change the state's unique but controversial Victory Day holiday, which is being observed Monday.