Economists: Stadium in Providence wouldn’t be economic boon

The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox have said moving the team to Providence — and building a new ballpark there — would stimulateRead More

Super Bowl provides business boost to New England

Businesses in New England said they are getting a Super Bowl boost from the Patriots playing in the big game. Patriots merchandise is already inRead More

Former president receives Kennedy award

George H.W. Bush recently received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award. The award was presented to the former president at his home inRead More

Matt Light Celebrity fundraiser celebrates 10th year

Current and former New England Patriots players got together over the weekend for the 10th annual Matt Light Celebrity Shootout in Rhode Island. Every year,Read More

NCAA: Coach call to Little League star broke rule

The NCAA has determined that Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma committed a secondary rules violation when he made a phone call congratulating Little LeagueRead More

Former FBI director Freeh injured in car crash

Former FBI director Louis Freeh has been hospitalized following a single-car crash in Vermont. State police say Freeh was airlifted to a New Hampshire hospitalRead More

Urn stolen hours after funeral in Rhode Island

A Rhode Island family making a desperate plea for the return of their grandmother’s ashes. They were stolen just hours after they said their finalRead More

Conn. man killed when stray bullet goes through wall

A grandfather and husband was celebrating his birthday at home in Connecticut when a stray bullet went through the wall and killed him. Daryl McnairRead More

Former Vermont US Sen. Jeffords dies at 80

Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, diedRead More

Day of tubing turns tragic in Conn.

A 16-year-old girl died after she was hit by a boat in Greenwich, Conn. The girl and her friend were tubing behind a boat whenRead More