Justice Breyer rejects Maine church’s attempt to block Delta variant restrictions that don’t exist

(CNN) — Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer denied a request Monday from a Maine church that sought to block the state from enforcing or reinstating Covid restrictionsRead More

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Rhode Island now has ‘high’ coronavirus transmission rate

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has moved into the “high” rate of coronavirus transmission, according to state Department of Health numbers released Monday. TheRead More

RI driver in fatal hit-and-run gets 4 years in prison

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island woman charged with striking and killing a dog walker and then driving away from the scene wasRead More

1 killed, several others injured in violent weekend in Providence, RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A woman was killed and several other people were injured during a violent weekend in Providence, police said. A 24-year-old womanRead More

Maine: Portland eyes more remote City Hall; deaths hit 900

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s largest city might continue conducting business remotely because of the surge in coronavirus cases in the state and elsewhere. PortlandRead More

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RI officials urge mask use in schools

Democratic Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee and state health and education officials are recommending the use of masks in schools to help slow the spreadRead More

Maine senator wants feds to end surprise medical bills

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Maine’s independent senator is advocating for the federal government to follow his state’s lead in making sure patients aren’t subjected toRead More

Tree-cutting resumes in Maine after hiatus to protect endangered bats

THE FORKS, Maine (AP) — Tree-cutting is resuming on a $1 billion electric transmission project in western Maine after a two-month hiatus over a federallyRead More

Bill to name RI post office after fallen soldier moves forward

NORTH SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) — A bill to name a Rhode Island post office after a soldier who died in service to the country hasRead More

Maine teen hikes Appalachian Trail for charity

A Maine teenager walked from his state all the way to Georgia to raise money for charity. Will Addison, who suffers from hemophilia, spent 13Read More