Last Location of New England Retail Chain Benny's ClosesThe final location of the 93-year-old southern New England retail chain Benny's has closed for good.
Rhode Island Real Estate Firm To Buy Benny's PropertiesA Rhode Island real estate firm has announced it will purchase the locations of southern New England retail chain Benny's, which is closing its doors this year.
Aquarium Releases 3 Abandoned Seal Pups Off Rhode IslandThree seal pups that were apparently abandoned by their parents after birth have been released into the waters off Rhode Island.
Police Chief Urges Newspaper Not To Publish Arrest LogsA Rhode Island police chief says he has tried to keep crimes out of the local newspaper because it embarrasses people.
Many Ferries To Block Island Canceled Due To High SeasMany ferries to Block Island have been canceled due to high seas.
Sport Institute Head Seeks Release During Conviction AppealA former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is seeking to be released from prison while he waits for the outcome of his appeal.
Hartford Man Charged After Rhode Island Motorcycle ChaseA Connecticut man who authorities say was part of a group of motorcyclists that led police on a high-speed chase in Rhode Island is facing charges.
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.