STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut President Thomas Katsouleas has submitted his resignation from the position, effective at the end of next month.
Unionized nursing home workers agreed to postpone strikes planned for Friday at 26 facilities across Connecticut after Gov. Ned Lamont's administration reached an agreement with union leaders and nursing homes operators that includes $267 million in state funds to help pay for historic wage …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — For Brown University students, the Ivy League college's next step in its yearslong quest to atone for its legacy of slavery is clear: Pay up.
Editor’s note: Because of the coronavirus pandemic, most events are canceled. Until the public health crisis passes, here’s a list of the status of social service agencies and other important local organizations. If an organization is open in a limited capacity, please assume that all COVID-…
The COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer is now available to roughly 170,000 Connecticut residents, ages 12 to 15, at all clinics in the state offering that particular vaccine, Gov. Ned Lamont said Wednesday.
Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut is preparing for the arrival of five beluga whales from a zoo and amusement park in Canada after navigating approval processes on both sides of the U.S. border and overcoming legal challenges from environmental groups.
The union representing thousands of Connecticut nursing home workers poised to strike said Wednesday it's “hopeful” that contract agreements can be made, but said Gov. Ned Lamont and the General Assembly need to find more money to address the long-standing problem of low wages in these long-…
A New Haven firefighter died and another was severely injured battling a house fire early Wednesday as they and their colleagues rescued two residents, including an 84-year-old woman, officials said.
STONINGTON — There was a slight increase in the number of reported COVID-19 cases in both the town and across the Ledge Light Health District over the past two weeks, but officials said the number of cases remains stable as Connecticut moves closer to a May 19 reopening.
Rhode Island expects to start offering Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine to children ages 12 to 15 later this week now that the Food and Drug Administration has authorized its use for that age group, state officials said Tuesday.
What do you do during a pandemic when you're used to walking up to neighbors' houses and knocking on the door or ringing the doorbell to share comfort and hope?
Connecticut officials on Monday proposed an additional $280 million in funding for nursing homes in an effort to avoid strikes by nearly 4,000 health workers that are set to begin Friday if negotiations fail.
Seventy-one percent of Connecticut adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, Gov. Ned Lamont announced Monday.
A bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday.
STONINGTON — You don’t need a ticket aboard the Hogwarts Express to enter The Cloak and Wand, just a love of curiosities and all things magic.
WESTERLY — A newly acquired robotic machine will expand surgical capabilities at Westerly Hospital, provide a new option for a minimally invasive alternative to traditional open surgery, and serve as another avenue for patients to receive high-level care in their community, doctors say.
HARTFORD — U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona praised new University of Connecticut graduates for their work in helping to respond to the coronavirus pandemic and urged them to use their uniqueness as their “superpower” to accomplish their career and life goals, in a recorded speech pla…
NEWPORT (AP) — The Newport Planning Board has voted to allow for the demolition of several buildings on Waites Wharf to make way for a proposed 150-room waterfront hotel.
SALT LAKE CITY — The card that millions of people use to prove their identity to everyone from police officers to liquor store owners may soon be a thing of the past as a growing number of states develop digital driver’s licenses.
MANCHESTER, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been charged with manslaughter and other crimes in connection with the death of her 3-year-old son in November.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. (AP) — The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy plans to open a shark museum at a site on Cape Cod that is currently home to a pirate museum.
HARTFORD (AP) — Of the more than 1.4 million Connecticut residents who are now fully vaccinated, 242 later became infected with COVID-19, according to data released Friday from the state Department of Public Health.
HARTFORD — Terrence Cheng, an only child of Taiwanese immigrants who rose in the academic world to become director of the University of Connecticut's Stamford campus, was appointed Friday as the next president of the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat. Colorado Rep. Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Biden “stay out of my kitchen.” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted out a headline warning Biden was getting “Up in your grill.”
STONINGTON — Stonington High School has earned a rank in the top 10% of public schools in the U.S. and took the No. 3 spot in the Norwich metropolitan area, according to a recent analysis of 18,000 schools nationwide.
A new $150 million, multi-year initiative to invest in Connecticut businesses, with a major focus on fledgling small businesses located in communities hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, was unveiled on Thursday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut regulators on Thursday proposed a $30 million fine for Eversource and a $2.1 million fine for United Illuminating for what officials called the utilities' failures in their preparation and response to Tropical Storm Isaias, which left hundreds of thousands …
A fake report at the Cheshire Correctional Institution that mocks a Muslim prison guard will be internally investigated, the Connecticut’s Department of Correction said Thursday.
The state of Connecticut moved one step closer on Thursday to asking the voters whether they believe the state constitution should be amended to allow for in-person, early voting before an election or referendum.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Daniel McKee is working on a plan to boost the state's post-pandemic economy by distributing tens of thousands of $25 gift cards to residents to encourage them to shop at local businesses.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Supreme Court wrestled Wednesday with the issues of sexual discrimination, differences between women and men and even the definition of gender while hearing arguments over whether fitness clubs can have women-only exercise areas.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bill that would change the way prisoners are counted when Connecticut's legislative district lines are redrawn cleared the state Senate on Wednesday by a nearly unanimous vote.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Tuesday promoted President Joe Biden's massive infrastructure proposal and the $285 million it would provide for apprentice job training during a visit to submarine maker Electric Boat in Connecticut.
The House of Representatives voted Tuesday to grant all adoptees in Connecticut access to their birth certificates, following an emotional and personal debate over whether the privacy rights of certain birth parents should trump those of adoptees seeking information about their past.
BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Massachusetts pizza parlor lied about the number of employees he had to fraudulently obtain more than $660,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, then used some of the money to buy and stock an alpaca farm in Vermont, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Brianne Smith was overjoyed to get an e-mail telling her to schedule a second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Hours later, her relief was replaced by dread: a phone alert — another mass public shooting.
When a massive fire broke out at the Foster Parrots facility on Woodville Alton Road on April 1, firefighters from a dozen departments across the region sprang into action to provide a steady water supply to the rural property.
MYSTIC — Tracy Romano, vice president of biological research and chief scientist at Mystic Aquarium, participated in a virtual panel discussion at the 2021 New England Political Science Association Conference.
NEW HAVEN — Connecticut’s tick population is increasing this season, due to a variety of factors that include shorter and warmer winters and longer and wetter springs and summers, experts say.
WESTERLY — If you've ever watched one of those Lifespan commercials — the ones featuring regular folks doing regular things accompanied by music that tugs at your heartstrings — and felt a little catch in your throat or tear in your eye, then Dan Riordan and Dana Saint have accomplished thei…
HARTFORD (AP) — Hundreds of protesters staged a mass “die-in” and blocked the street outside Gov. Ned Lamont's residence Saturday, hoping to draw attention to the Democrat's proposed two-year budget, which they say falls far short of the massive financial investment needed to make Connecticu…