Rhode Island

Rhode Island's solid effort sends it past Holy Cross 86-66

Jared Terrell scored 25 points, Andre Berry added a career-high 20 points and Rhode Island used the second half to beat Holy Cross 88-66 on …

College Basketball

These Are the Safest States in the U.S.

Vermont isn’t just the home base for the scoop specialists at Ben & Jerry’s. It’s also the safest state in the country.<p>According to a report by …

South Dakota

Another Landmark Closes On Changing Highway: Top 10 Stories

See all the top stories you've missed last week across Massachusetts.<p>Catch up on the top 10 stories from across Massachusetts Patch over the last …

Aaron Hernandez

Taking STEM Lessons Outside of the School Day

7:29<p>The demand for skilled workers in science, technology, engineering, and math is increasing, and schools are feeling pressure to bolster so-called …

Education

Cold and a little rain this week not likely to disrupt Thanksgiving travel

New Englanders can expect strong winds, below-average temperatures, and scattered showers during the week as a cold front moves across the region, …

Weather

What People in Each US State Google Around Thanksgiving, Mapped

Oh, Google. There's really no general wondering that goes unanswered these days, and the searches range from intelligent and inquisitive to …

Travel

Expo in Sturbridge brings wedding planning to life

STURBRIDGE - There's only so much wedding planning one can do online.<p>Sure, there's Pinterest and hundreds of wedding websites, but trying on a dress, …

Weddings

Editorial: Still falling short in R.I.

A state that’s barely adding jobs, struggling to pay its bills and losing young workers hardly stands out as a place of growth and opportunity. But …

Economy

Stormy Skies to Bring Downpours, High Winds Overnight

After a sunny start to the weekend clouds will continue to thicken up overnight. Rain will pick up in intensity overnight. There could be some snow …

Weather

Popular Boston market closing over Thanksgiving weekend

A frequented Boston grocery store will be closing its doors over the Thanksgiving weekend.<p>bfresh’s Brighton location will close on Nov. 25 amid an …

Mark McGowan

Beef dinner blamed for carbon monoxide scare at Rhode Island school

BARRINGTON, R.I. (AP) — Authorities say a student’s beef dinner caused a carbon monoxide scare at a Rhode Island boarding school.<p>The Barrington Fire …

Carbon Monoxide

Device explodes, damages car parked at home of high school principal

BLACKSTONE, MA (WHDH) — Police are investigating an explosion that damaged a car parked in front of a school principal’s home in Blackstone<p>Police …

Sunbeam Television

Retailers that close on Thanksgiving lose out, says phone data

Recently, stores have made a point of keeping their doors shut on Thanksgiving–and even Black Friday–to encourage their employees and customers to spend time with their families. But taking the moral high ground comes at a cost, according to Foursquare, which gathers location data of about 50 …

Trends

This Is Why Retailers Should Open on Thanksgiving

It may not be a popular decision with employees, but it's the right thing to do.<p>Only a few short years ago, the holiday shopping season actually …

eCommerce

Unemployment rate hit record low in 13 states this year

Thirteen states this year have seen their unemployment rates drop to the lowest levels ever recorded since the federal government began keeping track …

Economy

Virginia regulators approve draft carbon cap-and-trade plan

The draft regulatory package, approved unanimously by the State Air Pollution Control Board, would link Virginia with the Regional Greenhouse Gas …

Climate

Newly Elected Virginia Democrats Are Already Taking Serious Climate Action

Elections have consequences, and Democrats won <i>maaaajor</i> this month.That’s good news for climate policy, especially as President Donald Trump and his …

Climate

Bystander thought she was going to die in highway shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A bystander says she thought she was going to die when a man fleeing police in a high-speed chase rammed her car and was shot to death by police on a Rhode Island highway.<p>Melissa Rios tells WJAR-TV she had no idea what was happening Nov. 9, when she heard police sirens and …

News (U.S.)

Arkansas recruiting visitor list for the Mississippi State game

<i>Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Arkansas Razorbacks recruiting notebook. In this edition, we discuss the recruiting visitors for this weekend.</i>Arkansas …

College & University

A Disgruntled Former Employee Stole 33 Cats From the Shelter That Fired Her

Anne Batley Burton, this is your soul mate.<p>You watched the <i>Real Housewives of Auckland</i>, right? If you didn’t, you’re really missing out as an animal …

Cats

Jibo named one of best inventions of 2017

TECHNOLOGY<p>Jibo named one of best inventions of 2017<p>The Boston-born home robot known as Jibo is ready for its closeup — at least according to Time …

Kaspersky Lab

How Thanksgiving Day Store Closures Impact Black Friday Sales

Shoppers say they don’t want retailers opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day, but research from the location intelligence firm Foursquare tells a …

Macy's

Foolproof Yahd Sale India Pale Ale collaboration with Mount Snow Resort announced

(Pawtucket, RI) – Foolproof Brewing Company today announced a new beer partnership with Mount Snow Resort in Vermont. Starting this month, Yahd Sale …

Lolly Hopkins | Society for American Baseball Research

As a devoted fan of major-league baseball in Boston for more than a quarter-century, Lolly Hopkins was widely known as the “Woman with the …

Baseball

Extended: Earn 2,500 Bonus Marriott Rewards Points Per Stay in the Northeastern United States

You can earn 2,500 bonus Marriott Rewards points per stay — seven days per week — when you stay at your choice of 14 different hotel properties in …

Hotels

Wild weekend weather to feature wet, windy, warm conditions

The upcoming weekend will feature a wild swing of temperatures, with strong gusty winds and periods of rain late Saturday into Sunday.<p>Winds …

Weather

Plan to improve lobstering data collection faces hearings

Interstate fishing regulators are holding a series of hearings on the East Coast about a plan to improve data collection in the lobster fishery.<p>The …

Business

Watch Gene Simmons Go Into Crowd to Confront Heckler at Rhode Island Show

<b>Kiss</b> co-founder <b>Gene Simmons</b> left the stage to confront a heckler last week at a Providence, Rhode Island, show.<p>Simmons was in town attending the Rock …

Rock Music

It's Official: These Are the Best (and Worst) Cities to Be Single in 2017

Finding love is hard enough—never mind living in a city where the odds are unknowingly stacked against you. To help singles navigate the …

Cities

62K-Mile 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

This 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL was sold new in Rhode Island, shows 62k miles, and remained with its original owner until 2015. The car is powered by a …

Classic Cars