WESTERLY — Boat owners who use or want to use one of the eight mooring fields in the town are required to apply for a permit and register for a permit by June 1 or reserve a spot on a waiting list. The requirement, which was approved by the Town Council as part of the municipal Boats, Waterw…

    PROVIDENCE — Here are selected highlights from news and events that took place in the General Assembly last week. All lawmakers named in this report are Democrats. For more information on any of these items visit http://www.rilegislature.gov/pressrelease

      BOSTON — Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc. announced Friday that it had completed the acquisition of SI Financial Group Inc. and the merger of the Willimantic-based Savings Institute and Trust Company into Berkshire Bank.

        WESTERLY — A Connecticut man arrested on a bench warrant early Sunday is facing a felony narcotic possession charge after the police said they found he was carrying four methamphetamine pills. 

        WAKEFIELD — Deciding that lawyers for that Rhode Island Airport Corporation and the state Department of Transportation had relied too heavily on issues outside the scope of the original lawsuit filed on behalf of residents who live or own property near the Westerly State Airport, a Superior …