U.S. officials mark 70th anniversary of WWII's official end


US officials gather on old battleship to mark 70th anniversary of official end to World War II

News Corp confirms return of Rebekah Brooks in top role

News Corp, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, has confirmed that Rebekah Brooks is returning to the top spot in London more than a year after she was acquitted of charges in a hacking scandal that shocked the U.K.

Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria kill 26, including children

Boko Haram extremists kill 26 in villages in northeastern Nigeria, including elderly and kids

Authorities investigating Rhode Island's child welfare agency

State police investigating finances of Rhode Island's child welfare agency

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Petition calls for North Stonington town meeting that could change election procedure

Members of the North Stonington Board of Selectmen on Thursday are expected to set a special town meeting for Sept. 14 to discuss two potential new ordinances.

Preston Parks and Rec Commission to resolve geese issue

The Parks and Recreation Commission will be in charge of finding a permanent solution to the persistent problem of Canada geese at Preston Community Park, and will have $12,000 to address the problem through June 30.

Poquonnock River shellfish beds reopen after 10-day closure

One of the region’s most popular areas for recreational shellfishing reopened Wednesday afternoon after being closed for 10 days because of a raw sewage spill.

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Will El Nino bring on a strong Blumenthal challenger?

Winter winds will start to blow in a lot of changes soon.

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