Namaste: Women defend wearing yoga pants in peaceful parade

Hundreds of people have paraded around a coastal Rhode Island town clad in yoga pants in response to a man who derided the attire as tacky and ridiculous

Republicans again seek to win control of Connecticut Senate

Connecticut Republicans are hoping this might be the year to finally regain control of the state Senate

Memorial service planned for mother mysteriously lost at sea

A memorial service being planned for a Connecticut woman lost at sea when her son's fishing boat sank is the center of a family controversy

Police believe body found in river is likely missing teen

New Hampshire police say they believe the body pulled out of a Massachusetts river belongs to a teenager who had been reported missing

Fight over Vanderbilts' Breakers mansion goes to high court

The Rhode Island Supreme Court is stepping into a fight over the famous Vanderbilt mansion called The Breakers


Blumenthal-Carter contest a quiet race in a stormy election year

Few Connecticut politicians have as much name recognition as Blumenthal, who served in both houses of the General Assembly but really garnered a lot of attention during the 20 years he served as a crusading state attorney general. This is...

Rash of moths making life painfully itchy for Mainers

A species of moth that is infamous for an itchy, painful rash caused by the hairs of its larvae has increased its territory in Maine this year and will likely be even worse in 2017

Memorial set for Connecticut trooper killed in 2010 crash

A Connecticut state trooper killed in the line of duty in 2010 will be remembered during a memorial service

Search underway for New Hampshire teen feared swept into storm drain

Authorities in Nashua are searching for a teenage boy who may have been swept into a storm drain during heavy rain

Yale to admit more students; still won't be easy to get in

Yale College will be accepting more students this year, but don't expect it will be any easier to get in

Water main floods trench in Boston, killing 2 workers

Crews were trying to recover the bodies of two workers who died in Boston after a water main gave way in the city's South End neighborhood, flooding a trench

Stubborn Connecticut fire still burning after a month

Low-grade fire still burning in a northeastern Connecticut state forest after more than a month

Southern New England officials meet for defense forum

Government officials and community leaders from Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island have gathered for a forum on how they can support the military and military families as a region



A future of floods for Mystic

New predictive maps show how vulnerable Stonington will be to flooding as the sea level rises.


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Small fire extinguished in Norwich mill building

Firefighters responded to a fire on the second floor of an abandoned mill building on Franklin Street, putting into practice a protocol the department has practiced in case of a fire in the 216,000-square-foot complex.

New London man faces murder charge in Puerto Rico

A New London man is facing a murder charge in Puerto Rico after being processed on a fugitive from justice warrant Sept. 28.

Police: 3.5 pounds of marijuana found in Montville apartment; arrests expected

State and local police expect to make arrests in the near future after finding about 3.5 pounds of packaged marijuana and $8,700 cash in a Jerome Road apartment Thursday.

Waterford's Avery Lane to be closed for portion of Monday, Tuesday

Avery Lane will be closed for a portion of Monday and Tuesday as crews work to make repairs near its intersection with state Route 1, according to police.



Memorial bench unveiled for Preston WWII fighter pilots who died in training crash

On Oct. 19, 1944, the two men were flying above Norwich and Preston on a training exercise in “Hellcat” Grumman F6F-5N fighter planes. Based at the Charlestown, R.I., Naval Auxiliary Air Field, they were practicing mock attacks on each...

East Lyme school cancels Halloween parade, many districts scale back activities

An East Lyme elementary school is doing away with its long-standing Halloween tradition, prompted by concerns over both safety and the exclusion of students based on their religious and cultural beliefs.

DEEP to host meeting about plans for Voluntown boat launch

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection will host a public information meeting to discusses details of the proposed renovations to the Beach Pond State Boat Launch on Nov. 2.

North Stonington doctor treating patients who use medical marijuana

Dr. Stefana Pecher is one of some 500 or more doctors in the state currently allowed to certify patients as being eligible for medical marijuana, according to a state website. She hopes to study the effect of medical marijuana now that Connecticut...