WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Fishermen insisted Monday to a congressional subcommittee looking at offshore wind energy that they be consulted when crucial decisions are being made on the development of such projects, including where they are located and the level of access to the waters near them.

STONINGTON — Built upon large cuts of Westerly granite early in the 19th century, and known long ago as Steamboat Dock, then later Longo's Dock, the Stonington Town Dock anchors the village of Stonington as the backbone connecting Stonington to the sea and the generations of fishermen who se…

BRETT'S TIGERMeet author and illustrator Jan Brett tonight when Bank Square Books hosts an author presentation and book signing at 5 p.m. with the bestselling author for her new picture book, “The Tale of the Tiger Slippers.” Tickets are $5 andc an be applied to the purchase of a book at the…

A salmon farming group is defending its effort to be transparent with the public about the problem of escaped fish in the wake of an incident in which hundreds of salmon got loose near the border of Maine and Canada.

NEW YORK — The largest player in the e-cigarette market says it’s reviewing an announcement from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo that would ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes, but agrees there’s a need for “aggressive category-wide action.”

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren promised fellow Massachusetts Democrats at their annual state convention Saturday that in her quest for the White House, she'll keep fighting on the issues that first propelled her into Senate.

HARTFORD — A movement to put jailhouse informants under a more powerful microscope before they testify is gaining traction around the country, a byproduct of new DNA testing technology that has exonerated dozens of people wrongly locked up based on informants' lies.

HARTFORD — A tentative settlement announced Wednesday over the role Purdue Pharma played in the nation’s opioid addiction crisis falls short of the far-reaching national settlement the OxyContin maker had been seeking for months, with litigation sure to continue against the company and the f…

NEW YORK — Americans are commemorating 9/11 with mournful ceremonies, volunteering, appeals to "never forget" and rising attention to the terror attacks' extended toll on responders.

STONINGTON — The removal of demolition materials from the old Connecticut Casting Mill on Stillman Avenue has taken longer than officials had hoped, but the process is nearing completion and the town has done the work at a lower cost than it initially anticipated.

State and local governments have sought billions of dollars from Purdue Pharma as a way to hold the company and the family that owns it accountable for the nation’s opioid epidemic, a potential payout that is now clouded in uncertainty after state attorneys general said settlement talks had …

LOCAL AUTHORSMeet spiritual memoirist Valerie Dziengiel, author of “Alone in the Darkness: In Search of Hope;" Robert E.P. Elmer III, Alzheimer’s caregiver and author of "Join the Journey: Care for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver;" and Dr. Michael Fine, a health strategist and author of "Health Ca…

    STONINGTON — Horses Healing Humans is accepting applications for the fall semester, beginning on Monday, Sept. 9, for equine assisted activities and therapy.

    WASHINGTON — The U.S. Coast Guard released its 2018 Recreational Boating Statistics Report Tuesday, revealing that there were 633 boating fatalities nationwide in 2018, a 3.8 percent decrease from 2017.

    KEEP THE PEACEJoin members of the Westerly-Pawcatuck International City of Peace group Thursday at 6 p.m. for a showing, "The Ghost Army," as part of a month-long celebration of peace in Westerly. The Ghost Army was notable for using inflatable tanks, sound effects, and imagination to fool t…

      STONINGTON — Stonington High School, 176 South Broad St., will hold its annual Back-to-School Night on Thursday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. Parents will be able to experience their son/daughter's schedule with abbreviated class periods. Teachers will discuss course content and expectations. T…

        WESTERLY — Westerly Community Credit Union’s WCCU Teacher Grant Program will award $7,500 in grants, in values up to $500, for the upcoming 2019/20 school year. The grants are available to teachers, administrators, or staff members from the Westerly, Stonington, Chariho, Exeter-West Greenwic…