PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's coronavirus transmission rate continues to rise, and is now up to 85 new cases per 100,000 people over the past seven days, according to data released Friday by the state Department of Health.

    NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Christina Darling finally replaced her 2006 Chevrolet Equinox after it broke down several times while picking her children up from day care. But the 31-year-old mother of two was struggling to keep up with the car payments.

      RICHMOND - New Rhode Island freshwater fishing rules and regulations that took effect statewide today include two changes for Beaver River, according to the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management.

        WESTERLY — The Westerly Hospital has been recertified by the Joint Commission for its Acute Stroke Ready Hospital program to ensure patients presenting with stroke symptoms will be treated quickly and safely to prevent brain loss. Westerly was first certified in 2019 after implementing Yale …

          WESTERLY — Randall Realtors Compass announced the sale of 27 Pasadena Avenue for $4,300,000. Data from the Rhode Island Multiple Listing Service shows this is the third-highest value sale of 2021 in Westerly.

          Located in the Watch Hill Fire District, the newly built 4,000 sq. ft., four-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom, unfinished contemporary waterfront home has a wraparound deck on the first level overlooking the water and the property’s in-ground pool. The home also offers private access to the water with a deep-water dock.

          The property, which closed on July 20, was sold by Rick Wucik of Randall’s Westerly office.

          WESTERLY — Several questions were submitted by viewers during a virtual workshop Wednesday on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Management Project, which is intended to reduce the potential damage of hurricanes and other severe weather events by elevating select…

          BOSTON (AP) — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was defrocked after a Vatican investigation confirmed he had sexually molested adults as well as children, has been charged with sexually assaulting a teenage boy during a wedding reception in Massachusetts in 1974, court records show.

          HOPKINTON — Members of the Potter Hill Dam Information Committee are urging project organizers to consider alternative options to removing the dam, a request that the Town Council is prepared to bring to Westerly after the committee expressed concerns the project could impact as many as 70 w…

          The Defense Department has dragged its feet on protecting service personnel from “forever chemicals” at military installations and isn't doing enough to track health effects from exposure to the toxic compounds, according to an internal audit.

            WESTERLY — The Dunn’s Corners Verizon Wireless Zone, 224 Post Road, will be holding its annual Backpack Giveaway on Sunday, Aug. 1, from 1 to 4 p.m. Free backpacks containing school supplies will be given to children attending the event with families, while supplies last. There will be food …

            WESTERLY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and state Coastal Resources Management Council will conduct a virtual public workshop Wednesday night to discuss a project aimed at reducing the risk of storm damage by elevating coastal properties in Westerly, Charlestown, Narragansett, and South …

            WESTERLY — A lawsuit filed against the town by its former human resources director  claiming she faced illegal retaliation and that her rights under whistleblower and family leave laws were violated has been settled out of court for $98,500.

            PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Smoke and ash from massive wildfires in the American West clouded the sky and led to air quality alerts Wednesday on parts of the East Coast as the effects of the blazes were felt 2,500 miles (4,023 kilometers) away.