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Man charged with killing mom at sea seeks grand jury minutes

The man charged with killing his mother at sea during a 2016 fishing trip off the coast of New England is asking for minutes from the grand jury proceeding that led to his indictment, seeking to learn what was disclosed about his grandfather’s death three years earlier.


Governor McKee, EOHHS announce Medical Respite Care Pilot

The Medical Respite Care pilot will serve community members statewide experiencing homelessness or housing insecurity who are preparing for or recovering from medical procedures, hospitalization, or generally are in need of a safe place to heal from an acute illness or injury.


The Ocean Race: Nervous times

Tensions run high as wind and boat speeds hit new lows with the IMOCA fleet crossing an unusually large doldrums

Aho scores again, Hurricanes beat Bruins 4-1

Sebastian Aho scored a goal for the fourth straight game and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Sunday in a matchup of the teams with the two best records in the NHL.


Gerry Goldstein: Courage, as inspired from on high

We’re just days away from an observance that usually slides by with only modest notice, so you know I’m not referring to the ballyhooed Feb. 2 appearance of a weather-predicting groundhog.

Sea View Villa sells for $15 million

As one of the first homes built on Easton’s Point, the iconic 8,105 sq. ft. home is set on almost four acres of captivating coastline on “the point.”

Guilty verdict in 2013 killing of Vietnam vet out for a run

The man charged with killing a 66-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired postal worker who was out for his morning run in a Rhode Island park nearly a decade ago was found guilty on Friday by a judge who rejected the suspect’s mental illness defense.






Rhode Island officer acquitted in shooting of teenager

A Rhode Island police officer who was off duty and out of uniform when he shot the 18-year-old driver of a car he had witnessed speeding past him on the highway was acquitted by a jury Thursday of several charges.

Region’s workforce shifting away from hospitality

A leading New England economist is suggesting that jobs in the region are shifting from leisure and hospitality to higher-paying industries, while job openings remain at “historic highs.”


Adoptable Cat of the Week: Jake

“Jake is a shy but sweet gentleman. He really loves a nice window to look out where he can stretch and relax to his heart’s desire”




States with the most registered anglers

Read on to find out how Rhode Island stacks up and for more information about the best fishing holes and species in each state.