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Flipped seat sets the stage for even split in N.H. House

Democrat Hal Rafter of Nottingham prevailed over Republican James Guzofski of Northwood in Tuesday’s special election.


Two photo shows capture the shapes of water

Snow, mist, glaciers, icebergs, desert springs, and a pond in Winchester are variously to be found at Bridge Gallery and the Griffin Museum of Photography.


In its first year, calls to 988 Lifeline increase 50 percent in Rhode Island

Rhode Island launched the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline in July 2022. From July 2022 through June 2023, the line fielded nearly 6,300 calls, a 58 percent increase.

Woman airlifted after falling while hiking Mount Monadnock

In a dramatic rescue, a Barre woman was airlifted off Mount Monadnock after she fell and suffered a severe head injury.


Home sale prices in Rhode Island jump by double digits as supply remains critically low

The median price of a single-family home in Rhode Island jumped to $450,000 in August, which is a more than 11 percent increase from this same time last year.

Three-alarm fire in East Boston displaces more than 30 people

A three-alarm fire at a triple-decker home in East Boston has displaced 24 adults and nine children, officials said.


Podcast: The future of Providence, according to Mayor Brett Smiley

It has been a busy – and occasionally stormy – summer for Mayor Brett Smiley.


A point of contention on Providence’s big deal with its colleges

The council's finance chairwoman wants the mayor's 10-year agreement with Brown University to be considered separately from the 20-year deal struck with the other colleges.