Maine’s Colby College bans discrimination based on caste

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Colby College is banning discrimination based on caste, a system of inherited social class, becoming one of the nation’s earliest collegesRead More

Conn. apartment building fire kills 1, displaces several dozen

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A fire broke out on the third floor of an apartment building in Hamden, killing a person and displacing several dozenRead More

Vermont man faces life for commissioning torture videos

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man is facing up to life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to federal charges that he commissioned aRead More

Rhode Island preparing to vaccinate kids against COVID-19

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials are preparing now to vaccinate children ages 5 to 11 in anticipation of the federal government authorizing Pfizer’sRead More

Nursing schools see applications rise, despite COVID burnout

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising,Read More

Maine man accused of threatening at shelter killed by police

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Police shot and killed a man who was accused of threatening other residents while armed with a knife at a city-operatedRead More

Police ID man killed inside RI laundromat

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Police have released the name of the man shot and killed while apparently trying to fight off an armed robber insideRead More

Conn. police officer suspended for hitting teen with a gun

BRIDGEPORT, Conn (AP) — A Bridgeport police officer has been suspended for 20 days for an incident caught on video in which he struck aRead More

Praise for border reopening plan across northern New England

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Political leaders from across northern New England on Wednesday praised plans by the Biden Administration to begin allowing people who areRead More

Police: Man killed on Maine fairgrounds

FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — A man was stabbed to death early Wednesday on the fairgrounds used by the Fryeburg Fair, police said. Police arrived toRead More