States review clean energy projects for New England region

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states

Police: 13-year-old boy driving stolen car dies in crash

Police in Connecticut say a 13-year-old boy driving a stolen car has died in a fiery early morning crash

Brown: School will comply with grad student union ruling

Brown University says it will comply with a federal decision to allow graduate students to unionize

Rhode Island test scores improve, but achievement gap widens

Rhode Island's standardized test scores have improved but there's a growing achievement gap between white and minority students

Police: Man tossed heroin out window during police pursuit

A New York City man is under arrest in Massachusetts after allegedly leading police on a roughly 10-mile pursuit and tossing heroin out his car window

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After Irene forces reckoning, Vermont mental health care rebuilt

Tropical Storm Irene forced Vermont to rebuild its mental health system after floodwaters led to the permanent evacuation of the state hospital in 2011, but challenges remain

48-year fugitive fighting move from Connecticut to Georgia

A Connecticut man who spent 48 years on the lam after escaping from prison is expected to fight an attempt to return him to Georgia

T-shirt company moving to Rhode Island from Connecticut

T-shirt company being lured by state incentives to relocate to Rhode Island from Connecticut is opening its new headquarters near the Westerly State Airport

Lifeguard staffing at state beaches wrapping up soon

Lifeguard staffing at Connecticut's state park beaches is beginning to wrap up for the summer

Connecticut's liquor law faces legal challenge

After failed attempts to change the law legislatively, a Maryland-based liquor store chain is challenging the legality of a long-standing Connecticut liquor law in court

Man hangs himself in Willimantic jail cell

According to Willimantic police, Mowrey was found unresponsive at approximately 3 a.m.

$2.45B loan for Amtrak upgrades in Northeast Corridor

Biden, other officials announce government making $2.45 billion loan to Amtrak to buy new trains, upgrade tracks and make platform improvements along busy Northeast corridor

Public pool proposal makes waves on Connecticut 'Gold Coast'

The latest plan to build the first public pool in the wealthy Connecticut town of Darien is making waves

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The Coast Guard museum has no parking plan

The museum expects the city to take responsibility for downtown parking.

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Hovercraft 'flying' travelers across Long Island and Fishers Island sounds

Once the 11,000-pound, 42-foot-long hovercraft reaches a speed of about 8 mph, it's "over the hump," and airborne.

Deadline for veterans exemptions in Stonington is Sept. 30

The Tax Assessor’s Office is reminding residents the last filing day for various veteran exemptions for the October 2016 grand list is Sept. 30.

Nimble Arts Circus takes over Parade Plaza on Sunday

Parade Plaza will be a real circus on Sunday.

Further cut in fluke quota puts Stonington fishermen, wholesaler in peril

As one of the top four species for all commercial fishermen in Connecticut and up to half of all the catch bought and sold at Gambardella’s, his operation and at least six of the vessels in the small Stonington fleet are being hit especially...