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Coast Guard rescue crews tow a fishing boat to shore Monday in Newport. (Photo by U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen From Sinking Boat In Rhode Island

Coast Guard crews rescued two fishermen from a sinking fishing boat called “More Misery” Monday off the coast of Newport, Rhode Island.

03/23/2015

Rockport, Mass. (Image: iStockphoto)

Best Romantic Getaways On A Budget Near Boston

Getting in a romantic weekend close to Boston is easy with a little foreknowledge of the area. There are romantic locales in every direction, even in the winter when the snow is falling.

02/07/2015

Rockport, Mass. (Image: iStockphoto)

Best Getaways For Parents Near Boston

Whether the kids come along or stay behind, there are plenty of getaway choices for parents within about an hour of New England’s largest hub.

09/27/2014

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RI To Crack Down On Drones At Outdoors Events

Authorities in Rhode Island say they will crack down against the use of drones during popular outdoors public events this summer, saying state laws and regulations ban the unmanned aircrafts.

06/15/2014

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez in Newport, R.I. (Credit: SCOOTER WORLD)

Hernandez In Newport Days After South End Murders

Just four days after police say he killed two men in Boston’s South End, former Patriot Aaron Hernandez spent the day in Newport, Rhode Island.

05/19/2014

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2 Mass. Drivers Charged With Racing On Newport Bridge

The two men were arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly driving 91 mph on the 40 mph Newport Bridge.

03/15/2014

Aaron Alexis. (Photo by FBI via Getty Images)

Report: Navy Yard Shooter Called Newport Police About ‘Hearing Voices’ Last Month

The gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard Monday was in Rhode Island last month and called police about hearing voices.

09/17/2013

High speed ferry Islander. (Photo from BlockIslandFerry.com)

Fast Ferry To Link Block Island, Fall River

The ferry operator that runs service between Narragansett and Block Island plans to launch new high-speed service to the island from Fall River, Mass., officials said Monday.

09/09/2013

Boston Marathon bombing victim Heather Abbott.

Newport Holds Welcome Home Party For Bombing Victim Heather Abbott

A Rhode Island woman who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings is preparing to attend a welcome home party at Rosecliff, a fabulous mansion in Newport featured in a film version of “The Great Gatsby.”

05/18/2013

Heather Abbott throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park. (Photo from Red Sox)

Bombing Victim Heather Abbott Throws Out First Pitch At Fenway Park

A Rhode Island woman who was injured in the Boston Marathon bombings took to the pitcher’s mound at a Red Sox game.

05/11/2013

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