WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts fire lieutenant who died after helping two colleagues escape a burning home was dedicated to his family and his profession and took younger firefighters under his wing, speakers at his funeral Mass said Monday.

    WASHINGTON — Michael Bloomberg on Sunday apologized for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York’s mayor and continued to defend despite its disproportionate impact…

    STONINGTON — The five students who stood outside the Stonington High School auditorium Tuesday afternoon, chatting and laughing, looked like they stepped right out of the 1930s. Appropriately so.

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Snow and cold records fell as an arctic airmass that started in Siberia spilled over a big chunk of the eastern half of the U.S., including the normally mild South, on Tuesday.

    The small dam on Bill Rutan’s Stonington property began failing in 2010 after two major storms. Afterward, with help from a conservation group, he decided it was better to simply remove it than spend tens of thousands of dollars trying to repair it. 

    WESTERLY — Screenings for breast, prostate, cervical and colon cancer have become standard procedures. Dr. Louis Mazzarelli, a radiologist on the medical staff of Westerly Hospital and L+M Hospital, hopes that a lung cancer screening, for individuals who meet criteria for the test, becomes s…

    MYSTIC — S&P Oyster Restaurant and Bar on Holmes Street in Mystic will continue its tradition of supporting local veterans by donating 20 percent of its revenue on Nov. 11 to the Connecticut Department of Veterans Affairs. The Veterans Day Benefit will run from 11:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. 

    KINGSTON — When University of Rhode Island seniors Luke Miller, of Mystic, and Alex Farley were asked to create a curriculum for a summer camp on artificial intelligence, they didn’t plan on it becoming a research project. However, after a summer of educating kids on AI, they realized that t…

    STONINGTON — With two Democrats and two Republicans vying for three positions on the town's Board of Finance, candidates are working to show voters why they would be the best choice to serve the community.

    STONINGTON — A resident of the Wayside Inn on Liberty Street is facing charges after the police said he defied a warning by emergency dispatchers and blew smoke at a fire detection system in order to set it off.