Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press
Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory. Eduardo Rodriguez held Houston to one run and four hits in...

June 8th, 3:36 AM EDT
Former Rhode Island home of Edith Wharton on the market
Former Rhode Island home of Edith Wharton on the market

The Rhode Island mansion once owned by Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Edith Wharton is on the market for nearly $12 million.

17 hrs 14 mins ago
Concert, game watch to kick off Stanley Cup Final in Boston
Concert, game watch to kick off Stanley Cup Final in Boston

The Bruins' return to the Stanley Cup Final is kicking off in Boston with a party.

18 hrs 6 mins ago
Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'
Rep. John Lewis tells graduates to 'get in trouble'

U.S. Rep. John Lewis urged graduates of Framingham State University in Massachusetts to "get in trouble" and to "build bridges, not walls."

18 hrs 26 mins ago
Attorney general warns about recent scam phone calls
Attorney general warns about recent scam phone calls

Rhode Island's attorney general is warning residents about recent scam phone calls that mimic his office's phone number on the caller identification.

21 hrs 19 mins ago
Gov. Baker pushes for tougher penalties for child rapists
Gov. Baker pushes for tougher penalties for child rapists

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has re-filed legislation aimed at toughening penalties for child rapists.

21 hrs 23 mins ago
1 dead, several hurt in head-on crash in Rhode Island
1 dead, several hurt in head-on crash in Rhode Island

Authorities say one person was killed and several others, including children, were hospitalized after a head-on car crash in West Warwick.

21 hrs 47 mins ago
Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests, seizure of 94 pounds of pot
Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests, seizure of 94 pounds of pot

Rhode Island State Police have arrested two New York City men they say had 94 (43 kilograms) pounds of suspected marijuana in their car.

23 hrs 3 mins ago
Water quality at beaches in metropolitan Boston up a bit
Water quality at beaches in metropolitan Boston up a bit

Overall water quality at beaches in metropolitan Boston is up a bit.

23 hrs 3 mins ago
Memorial for fallen soldiers in Newport for holiday weekend
Memorial for fallen soldiers in Newport for holiday weekend

A Rhode Island nonprofit that helps veterans has set up its memorial to U.S. service members killed in action.

23 hrs 7 mins ago
1 dead in Brockton shooting
1 dead in Brockton shooting

Authorities continue to investigate a shooting in Brockton that left a 32-year-old man dead.

23 hrs 51 mins ago
Lawmakers consider ban on disposable foam containers
Lawmakers consider ban on disposable foam containers

Rhode Island lawmakers are considering a proposal to ban food service establishments from using disposable foam containers and plastic stirrers.

May 26th, 9:15 AM EDT
Authorities say a man died after being arrested in Holyoke
Authorities say a man died after being arrested in Holyoke

Authorities say a man who was arrested in Holyoke experienced medical duress and died.

May 25th, 5:07 PM EDT
Mayor threatens to remove firehouse beds over wage dispute
Mayor threatens to remove firehouse beds over wage dispute

A mayor in Rhode Island is threatening to remove the beds from his town's fire station because of an ongoing dispute over firefighter wages.

May 25th, 4:10 PM EDT
Wareham hosts the 6th annual oyster festival this weekend
Wareham hosts the 6th annual oyster festival this weekend

Wareham is the place to be for mollusk lovers this weekend.

May 25th, 3:46 PM EDT
Police: Man charged with felony assault for attack with bat
Police: Man charged with felony assault for attack with bat

Cranston Police say a man faces felony assault charges for allegedly attacking another man with a bat in an apparent road rage incident.

May 25th, 2:54 PM EDT
Police arrest man they believe defaced war veterans memorial
Police arrest man they believe defaced war veterans memorial

Police say they've arrested a man they believe vandalized a memorial to Vietnam War veterans in Boston ahead of the Memorial Day holiday.

May 25th, 2:14 PM EDT
Massachusetts health officials warn of measles exposure
Massachusetts health officials warn of measles exposure

Health officials in Massachusetts say a child has tested positive for measles after visiting a number of locations in the Boston area that could have resulted in exposure to other people.

May 25th, 1:26 PM EDT
Police: Body found at a Little League field in Worcester
Police: Body found at a Little League field in Worcester

Police say a body has been found at a Little League field in Worcester.

May 25th, 12:42 PM EDT
Brown to award honorary degrees to John Krasinski, Ken Burns
Brown to award honorary degrees to John Krasinski, Ken Burns

Brown University is giving honorary degrees to actor John Krasinski and documentary filmmaker Ken Burns during its 251st commencement ceremony.

May 25th, 11:58 AM EDT
Most state beaches in Rhode Island open for the season
Most state beaches in Rhode Island open for the season

Most state beaches in Rhode Island are now open.

May 25th, 11:34 AM EDT
Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices
Fishermen face another quota cut, could hit lobster prices

Fishermen already dealing with a dramatic reduction in the amount of a key bait fish they are allowed to harvest will likely face an additional cut next year.

May 25th, 11:10 AM EDT
Massachusetts Statehouse hearing to focus on sports betting
Massachusetts Statehouse hearing to focus on sports betting

A pair of hearings at the Statehouse this week will focus on the best way to legalize sports betting in Massachusetts as state lawmakers work to tackle the latest shift in the state's gambling landscape.

May 25th, 10:46 AM EDT
Man arrested in connection with death of 13-year-old girl
Man arrested in connection with death of 13-year-old girl

Police have arrested a man in connection with the death of a 13-year-old girl who was dropped off at Lawrence General Hospital.

May 25th, 10:06 AM EDT
Gov. Lamont expected to sign $15 an hour minimum wage bill
Gov. Lamont expected to sign $15 an hour minimum wage bill

Gov. Ned Lamont says he expects to sign a bill in the coming days that incrementally increases Connecticut's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.

May 25th, 9:22 AM EDT

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