The director of the state agency that stopped processing alerts from other states about Massachusetts drivers who had broken traffic laws has been fired.
Massachusetts congressional leaders are asking federal officials to move quickly on permits for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project.
Federal officials will meet with fishermen and other members of the public in Massachusetts to talk about possible changes to rules designed to protect vulnerable whales.
A rural jail is set to become Massachusetts' first correctional facility to dispense methadone to inmates for opioid addiction treatment.
The state ethics commission has decided to open a formal investigation into Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo's dealings with the company that runs Rhode Island's lottery.
A state lawmaker is calling for the governor to review the team that oversees Rhode Island's main airport after Norwegian Air announced it's ending trans-Atlantic service there.
A developer is proposing to build a horse track, hotel and entertainment complex in southeastern Massachusetts.
The state of Connecticut is looking to purchase up to 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind power.
Authorities say explosives were detonated inside portable toilets in Rhode Island.
A former Rhode Island grade-school principal has pleaded no contest to failing to report students' allegations of sexual abuse against a gym teacher to the state.
Federal fishing managers are restricting the fishery for a commercially important species of squid for the rest of the year.
Officials say an investigation into a fatal boat crash in Rhode Island will take longer than originally expected.
Religious groups and immigrant rights advocates are marching from Boston to New Hampshire to call for changes to the nation's immigration system.
Jewish organizations in Massachusetts are seeking state grants for security upgrades such as advanced surveillance cameras, cement barriers and bullet-proof glass in response to anti-Semitic acts.
A Massachusetts public transit agency is considering a fare-free bus system.
Things are back to normal at Rhode Island's state prison after a fight involving inmates led to a weekend lockdown.
The average cost of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island has dropped 3 cents in the past week.
By The Associated Press
A Massachusetts driver charged with striking and killing a jogger and then leaving the scene has been held on $250,000 bail.
Authorities say a woman swimming in Massachusetts waters was taken to the hospital after with a severe injury being struck by a boat propeller.
The final pieces of the Boston Marathon bombing memorial have been laid at the site of the 2013 attack.
Providence police say a 34-year-old man has been found shot to death inside an SUV.
Police say one person has been shot at a Providence nightclub and two suspects have been apprehended in nearby Cranston.
Transit police say a man has been struck and killed by a commuter rail train in suburban Boston.
Members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation are calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to make air travel more comfortable by setting a reasonable minimum size and pitch for airplane seats.