Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is getting his first honorary degree, as he delivers the commencement address to graduates of a technical college in Rhode Island
Several hundred demonstrators gathered outside the Capitol on Saturday to declare their support for the state’s immigrant community and to further denounce President Donald Trump’s immigration policies by proclaiming they’re...
The smell of barbecue wasn’t enough to weaken the resolve Friday of eight Yale University graduate student teachers who have not eaten in days. The students are protesting the university’s unwillingness to negotiate a contract with its...
A proposed vehicle registration fee benefiting Connecticut parks appears to have bipartisan support amid the testy partisan budget battle
Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey will join middle school students for a summit marking the culmination of a 12-week after-school program focused on preventing gun violence
Christopher Dodd will step down as chairman of the Motion Picture Association of America after six years as the head of the lobbying arm of major Hollywood studios, according to two people familiar with the situation who were not authorized to...
New England Cable News has apologized for accompanying a story on police stops of minorities with a graphic that included the term "colored people."
A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy has received an "Outstanding Citizen Award" for turning in $2,000 in cash he found in a bank bag lost by a restaurant employee
Hartford police say four people were wounded, one critically, after gunfire erupted in broad daylight on a city street
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy predicts it "will take a long time" before there's an agreement on a new state budget
One of Boston's most prestigious teaching hospitals is offering voluntary buyouts to 1,600 employees as a way to rein in costs during a period of uncertainty in the health care business
The state of Massachusetts and a Martha's Vineyard town are appealing a federal court decision that could pave the way for a native American tribe to build a casino on the resort island
The city of Newport is receiving a $1 million state grant to start construction on a 1.6 mile bike path