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Jurors must decide how much Newtown families suffering worth

After watching days of testimony that included the parents of slain children breaking down on the witness stand, a Connecticut jury soon will have the difficult task of coming up with a dollar amount that conspiracy theorist Alex Jones should pay for promoting the idea that the Sandy Hook school shooting was a hoax.


Save The Bay’s executive director to retire in 2023

After 14 years at the helm of Save The Bay, long-serving executive director Jonathan Stone plans to voluntarily retire from his position at the environmental nonprofit effective June 30, 2023.

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50 space terms for understanding the universe

In honor of World Space Week, which takes place Oct. 4-10, Stacker compiled a list of key astronomy and astrophysics terms. Keep reading to learn the terms that are commonly used in this fascinating field.





Orioles waste 4 homers in 13-9 loss to slumping Red Sox

Baltimore wasted four homers, including two more by Anthony Santander, in a 13-9 loss to Triston Casas and the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night, hurting the Orioles’ chances of earning an AL wild card.

Gerry Goldstein: A royal burial on our own Aquidneck Island

No question that Queen Elizabeth’s recent funeral was, well, magisterial. But while that was in London, many Rhode Islanders might be surprised to learn that decades ago, a member of the royal family died in Newport and was buried in nearby Portsmouth with far less fanfare.


Books set in Rhode Island

Stacker compiled a list of books set in Rhode Island from Goodreads. Whether you’re looking for a good read set in the state you call home, or you’re looking to expand your curiosity with a writer you’re already familiar with, we’ve got you covered.

Books set in Massachusetts

Stacker compiled a list of books set in Massachusetts from Goodreads. Whether you’re looking for a good read set in the state you call home, or you’re looking to expand your curiosity with a writer you’re already familiar with, we’ve got you covered.












Comic – Sour Grapes: Precipitate

Sour Grapes is a comic about “Aesop”, a miserable flying dog and his odd friends, all living in a problematic and troubled world.

Orioles bash Red Sox 14-8, slice AL wild-card deficit

Cedric Mullins homered on the second pitch of the game, Anthony Santander went deep twice and the Baltimore Orioles outslugged the Boston Red Sox 14-8 on Monday night to gain a little ground in the playoff race.

October is Rhode Island Archaeology Month

This program showcases Rhode Island’s rich archaeological heritage through a series of free public educational events led by professional archaeologists.


Fed officials call for more rate hikes to fight inflation

The Federal Reserve will have to keep boosting its benchmark interest rate to a point that raises unemployment and gets inflation down from unusually high levels, two officials said in separate remarks Monday.


Mazzulla says Celtics need time to heal in wake of Udoka ban

Boston Celtics interim coach Joe Mazzulla said he will take his time giving people time to “feel and heal” after predecessor Ime Udoka was suspended for the season for an inappropriate relationship with a woman in the organization.





What’s Up this week: Sept. 26 – Oct. 2

Audrain’s Newport Concours & Motor Week, Norman Bird Sanctuary’s Harvest Fair, Jamestown Rhode Race, Festa Italiana Festival, and more!