RI has 1st human case of Jamestown Canyon virus since 2013

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island public health officials on Monday confirmed the state’s first human case of the Jamestown Canyon virus since 2013. TheRead More

Vehicles pile up on icy section of I-95 in Maine

More than a half-dozen vehicles crashed on an icy section of I-95 Monday morning, forcing closure of part of the southbound lanes for several hours.Read More

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Gas prices drop by a lot in parts of northern New England

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Gas prices fell in northern New England over the past week after weeks of speculation that a price drop was coming.Read More

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Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings ‘gust’ of job growth in RI

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Thursday that the administration’s goal for offshore wind and the projects being developed now representRead More

3 dead, 2 injured after Sunday morning fire in Bangor

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Three people died and two others were injured early Sunday in a fire in Bangor, according to fire officials. The blazeRead More

RI extends nutrition program for low-income seniors

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The state of Rhode Island is extending a nutrition program to provide about 2,500 boxes of local seasonal produce to low-incomeRead More

Connecticut prisons suspend in-person visits due to virus

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Connecticut Department of Correction has suspended in-person visits from family and friends at all of its prisons because of risingRead More

Conn. man charged with kidnapping after trying to enter Canada

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Connecticut man who court documents say tried to enter Canada with a 16-year-old girl he allegedly abducted in their homeRead More

Grants aim to help grow seafood, dairy industries in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A project to grow the Maine seafood industry and an effort to expand the market for organic dairy products are amongRead More

Penobscots don’t want ancestors’ scalping to be whitewashed

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Most Americans know Native Americans endured atrocities after the arrival of European settlers: wars, disease, stolen land. But it’s far uglierRead More