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Skiers, hikers in Mass. rescued amid Tuesday storm, officials say

Amid deep snow that buried central and Western Massachusetts on Tuesday, state and local rescue crews rushed to rescue two boys who got stuck on the backside of Wachusett Mountain and two hikers from Mount Washington State Forest, officials said.


Plans to move NOAA hub to Newport are being finalized, Reed says

Senator Jack Reed said moving NOAA’s Marine Operations Center – Atlantic from Virginia to Newport would mean a $150 million federal investment and 200 jobs in Rhode Island.

Dracut dairy farm finds new shelter for cows after snow brings down barn roof during storm

After a barn collapsed and killed multiple cows in a Dracut farm, the farm owner found support from communities in handling the disaster.

Concord senior living building reopens after 70 evacuated amid carbon monoxide leak

Two residents and two contractors were taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution, according to a statement from the Concord Fire Department.


RI’s new housing secretary faces a series of old problems

“There’s universal recognition that this is a very important moment in time. There have been a number of false starts,” Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor told the Globe. “We have to carry out a substantial amount of work that will represent progress.”

Two dozen endangered right whales spotted off Martha’s Vineyard

Two dozen right whales were seen off Martha’s Vineyard on March 10, according to the New England Aquarium, prompting temporary speed restrictions in the area to reduce the risk of vessel strikes.


So many teachers are leaving Providence classrooms

The city is having a hard time keeping teachers, it doesn't get a lot of applications, and its current teachers are older than the statewide average.


Three years in, COVID is not over

Although the United States plans to end the public health emergency in May, COVID immunity wanes quickly among older adults, who may still want to consider boosters and masking to help minimize their risks.