Feds To Rethink High Speed Rail Plan In CT, RIThe federal government is rethinking a plan to build new high-speed railroad tracks through parts of Connecticut and Rhode Island after complaints that the project would devastate neighborhoods, marshlands and tourist attractions.
Rhode Island Legislation Proposed To End Taxpayer-Funded StadiumsA new bill may ensure that the only thing Rhode Island taxpayers have to pay for at a Pawtucket Red Sox game would be a hot dog and price of admission.
Firm Hired To Study Impact of New PawSox Stadium ProposalsThe Pawtucket Red Sox and the city have jointly hired a national firm to explore the financial impact of a new stadium on the city's downtown revitalization effort.
Widow: $300 Fine Not Enough For Captain In Deadly Boat CrashThe widow of a Connecticut man says $300 in fines is not harsh enough punishment for the captain convicted in the boat crash that killed her husband.
2 Rhode Island Beaches Ban Plastic, Foam, Glass ContainersContainers made from plastic, foam or glass won't be available at concessions stands at two Middletown beaches starting this summer in an effort to cut down on pollution.
Rhode Island Drops Plans For Welcome Center Near Connecticut LineRhode Island is dropping a $12 million project to build an Interstate 95 welcome center near the Connecticut border.
Storm Postpones Court Hearing On Final 38 Studios SettlementA court hearing on the final settlement in the state's lawsuit over the failure of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company has been postponed due to a winter storm.
Guilty Plea For Serial Bank RobberA Rhode Island man who robbed banks in Connecticut and in Massachusetts while on probation for an earlier bank robbery conviction has pleaded guilty.
Energy Companies Seek To Build In Connecticut and 2 Neighboring StatesIt is the first time states have joined in a coordinated procurement effort for clean resouces
Last Dance: Final Performance For Ringling Bros. ElephantsElephants have given their final performance at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ends a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries but has become caught between animal rights activists' concerns and Americans' shifting views.
Rhode Island Governor: Iceland Video Goof May Draw TouristsRhode Island's governor says people searching for Iceland online are finding her state instead because of a goof in its tourism video and she's hoping they'll visit.
Rhode Island, Wells Fargo Charged With Fraud For 38 Studios DealThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged Rhode Island's economic development agency and Wells Fargo with defrauding investors for the state's disastrous $75 million deal with 38 Studios, the failed video game company started by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.