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R.I. expects quahog harvest to bounce back

Maine might extend the ability of its residents to use telehealth services beyond the coronavirus pandemic

2 boys who couldn't swim drown in Massachusetts lake

Authorities say two boys who drowned at a Brockton park were cousins who did not know how to swim

Police: 2 shot, killed at after-hours club in Bridgeport

Police in Bridgeport are investigating a deadly shooting at an after-hours club that claimed the lives of two men

Police say 20-year-old woman killed in New Haven shooting

Police say a 20-year-old woman has been fatally shot in New Haven

Manhattan subway slashing spree was gang initiation

One of the victims of a subway stabbing spree lost his eye in the attack — and the teenage suspects staged the early morning rampage as a gang initiation, prosecutors said Sunday.

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Racist attacks revive Asian American studies program demand

Nicholas Sugiarto, of San Diego, Calif., a student at Dartmouth College, stands for a photograph on the school's campus, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Hanover, N.H. A wave of anti-Asian attacks that started more than a year ago with the pandemic, along with the March 2021 shootings in Atlanta that left six Asian women dead, have provoked national conversations about the visibility of Asian Americans. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Ongoing anti-Asian attacks during the pandemic along with last month’s massage business shootings in Georgia that left six Asian women dead have provoked national conversations about Asian American and Pacific Islander visibility

House Democrats are preparing a compromise on urban investment program

Majority House Democrats will unveil a compromise this coming week to enable greater investments in poor cities, while avoiding transparency issues and hefty tax hikes that have bogged down a Senate Democratic plan.

Onetime wunderkind Massachusetts mayor guilty of corruption

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2016, file photo, Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia talks in his city hall office in Fall River, Mass. Correia, first elected at the age of 23 by touting himself as a successful entrepreneur, was convicted Friday, May 14, 2021, of stealing money from investors in his start-up to bankroll his lavish lifestyle and soliciting bribes from marijuana vendors who wanted to operate in the struggling mill city. (  (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

A onetime celebrated young Massachusetts mayor has been convicted of swindling investors out of tens of thousands of dollars and extorting marijuana vendors

Governor responds to CDC news that fully vaccinated people need not social distance, wear masks

Lamont also pushed for 12- to 15-year-olds to get vaccinated, during remarks on Thursday.

Officials probe whether hoarding played role in New Haven fatal fire

Connecticut officials are trying to determine whether hording played any role in a house fire that killed a New Haven firefighter and severely injured one of his colleagues

Police: 9 wounded in Providence shooting

Authorities respond to the scene where multiple people were wounded in a shooting, Thursday, May 13, 2021, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/William J. Kole)

Police in Rhode Island's capital said nine people have been wounded in a shooting

Connecticut nursing home workers postpone planned strikes

Unionized nursing home workers have agreed to postpone planned strikes on Friday at 26 facilities

UConn President Katsouleas resigns

He is departing next month as the president of the University of Connecticut, bringing an abrupt end to a presidency that lasted less than two years — but plans to stay on as a professor making $330,000 a year.

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Mystic Aquarium president was paid $563,000 in 2019

The year after aquarium President Stephen Coan was paid more than a half-milion dollars, a state...

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24 calls in 24 hours: New London Fire Department has busy Saturday

New London Fire Department Battalion Chief Jeff Rheaume, left, shows department Chief Tim Curcio, center, the damage to a menþÄôs rest room at Caulkins Park after a fire in the structure Saturday, May 15, 2021. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day)

Fires including an arson, a motorcycle crash, and a cardiac arrest all part of a day's work for city firefighters

Firefighters battle blaze at commercial building in East Lyme

Firefighters at the scene of a two alarm structure fire at Atlantic Building Products on Boston Post Road Saturday, May 15, 2021, in East Lyme. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

A two-alarm fire engulfed a commercial building at 206 Boston Post Road in East Lyme on Saturday.

Waterford police investigate car versus motorcycle accident

Police are investigating an accident involving a car and a motorcycle that occurred in the area of Great Neck Road and Route 156.

Pedestrian taken to hospital with serious injuries following accident on Gold Star Highway

A pedestrian was taken to the hospital early Friday morning with serious injuries following an accident on Gold Star Highway near the intersection of Toll Gate Road.

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Sunset review at Coast Guard Academy

Members of the flag detail fold the colors after the American flag is lowered from the main flagpole at the conclusion of the the U.S. Coast Guard Academy Corps of Cadets´ Sunset Review on Sunday, May 16, 2021 on the academy's Washington Parade Field. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy participate in the annual Sunset Review on Sunday

Montville Town Council to question housing authority commissioners over complaints

The decision came after another resident and a town official allege commissioners are unfairly raising rent and charging for repairs while bullying and ridiculing residents.

Stonington to keep elementary school playgrounds closed to the public

The playgrounds at West Vine Street and Deans Mill schools will remain closed to the public due to vandalism and pet owners not cleaning up dog excrement.

Home & Garden Show sees smaller crowd, but vendors say business is booming

Brandon Hyde, right, of Hyde Park LandscapIng  shows friends, from left, Sharon Gabiga, Pat Simkowski, both of Lisbon, and Jeanne Howard, of Sprague, an example of landscaping during the Southeastern Connecticut Home & Garden Show at Mohegan Sun´s Earth Expo & Convention Center on Sunday, May 16, 2021.  After being canceled due to COVID-19 in 2020, the event was one of the first to return to the convention center. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

About 7,000 people attended the show, which was held Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the casino’s at Earth Expo & Convention Center.