David Ortiz to address grads of Rhode Island tech college


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

Hundreds gather at Connecticut Capitol in support of immigrants

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...

Yale grad students still fasting while College Republicans feast

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...

Park funding stream appears to have bipartisan support

A proposed vehicle registration fee benefiting Connecticut parks appears to have bipartisan support amid the testy partisan budget battle

Boston middle school students complete anti-violence program

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

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Former Connecticut Sen. Dodd to leave movie industry lobbying group

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...

Cable news channel sorry for racially insensitive graphic

New England Cable News has apologized for accompanying a story on police stops of minorities with a graphic that included the term "colored people."

Boy turns in $2,000 he found, gets Outstanding Citizen Award

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: 4 wounded when gunfire erupts during argument

Hartford police say four people were wounded, one critically, after gunfire erupted in broad daylight on a city street

Malloy predicts budget process will 'take a long time'

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy predicts it "will take a long time" before there's an agreement on a new state budget

Major Boston teaching hospital offering buyouts to 1,600

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

State, town appeal ruling favoring Vineyard casino plan

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

Newport receives $1 million grant for new bike path

The city of Newport is receiving a $1 million state grant to start construction on a 1.6 mile bike path

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Mud mayhem in Mystic

Participants crawl under an rope bridge during the Mystic Muddy Mayhem on Saturday at the Fields of Fire Adventure Park in Mystic.

VIDEO: New England Harp Day at CGA

Virgiree Knox-Pettaway pauses waiting for her part during a rehearsal session as part of New England Harp Day the Coast Guard Academy in New London Saturday.

Mohegans' development plan could benefit Norwich and beyond

Developers are expressing interest in long-neglected downtown Norwich properties and job training planners hope to meet the needs of the new project.