Rhode Island to end early closing times for some businesses

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Restrictions that required many Rhode Island businesses to close early to thwart the spread of the coronavirus are scheduled to beRead More

Creator of RI’s beloved Big Blue Bug landmark dies at 88

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The creator of the Rhode Island landmark, the Big Blue Bug, which advertises a local pest control business on Interstate 95Read More

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Rhode Island vaccine plan based on age, health, location

Rhode Island plans on expanding its coronavirus vaccine program as soon as next week to residents age 75 and older who have not already receivedRead More

UMaine to use 3D printer to make wind turbine blades

ORONO, Maine (AP) — The University of Maine will receive more than $2.8 million to use a 3D printer to manufacture wind turbine blades, Maine’sRead More

Maine woman’s death was third killing in same family

NEW SHARON, Maine (AP) — The killing of a Maine woman was the third domestic murder in the same family, authorities in the state said.Read More

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Rhode Island expects to start getting more vaccine doses

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is expecting a more than 20% increase in the number of coronavirus vaccine doses shipped to the state beginningRead More

Norwich University in Vermont says student misconduct led to virus spread

NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont university has reported nearly 80 cases of the coronavirus since students returned to campus earlier this month. Norwich University,Read More

Man sentenced for threatening letters sent to Trump, New England facilities

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty last year to sending a series of threatening letters and packages targeting former President Donald TrumpRead More

Bernie Sanders’ mittens, memes help raise $1.8M for charity

About those wooly mittens that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders wore to the presidential inauguration, sparking endless quirky memes across social media? They’ve helped to raise $1.8Read More

RI wedding vendors show that ‘I do’ is still doable in the midst of a pandemic

(WHDH) — The coronavirus pandemic has hit the wedding industry hard over the last year. But, a group of New England vendors are getting togetherRead More