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Bird sightings from Mass Audubon

Recent bird sightings as reported to the Mass Audubon.

‘Inappropriate’ behavior prompts new rule for some students at King Philip Regional High football games

Middle and elementary school students will now have to bring a parent or guardian with them to attend varsity football games in Wrentham following unruly behavior at home matchups this season, according to a letter sent to King Philip Regional School District families last week.

Boston police cruiser and car collide in Roxbury on Saturday morning

A police cruiser and a car carrying three people collided in Roxbury early Saturday morning, sending an officer and the car’s occupants to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Boston police.

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Governor Daniel J. McKee released a working document titled "Rhode Island 2030: Charting a Course for the Future of the Ocean State"

How can R.I. bounce back from the pandemic? McKee releases ‘Rhode Island 2030′

The working document offers preliminary recommendations on the economy, child care, housing, and other areas.

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University of Rhode Island graduate students Casey Johnson, Elizabeth Varkonyi, and Julia Viera are leading the Rhode Island Bombus Survey to locate 11 species of bumblebees in Rhode Island. They have found six, including the first American bumblebee in more than a decade.

American bumblebee found in R.I. after more than a decade

The once abundant American bumblebee has completely vanished from eight states, including Rhode Island.

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Former CVS executive Helena Foulkes, a Democratic candidate for governor of Rhode Island

Foulkes’ 2014 donation to Mitch McConnell draws fire from the left

‘It’s something I deeply regret and would never do again,’ the Democratic candidate for governor said. 'I sincerely apologize.'

Massachusetts House gives roar of approval to dino bill

The state is one step closer to naming the Podokesaurus holyokensis the official state dinosaur.

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Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee.

While McKee complains about the refs, his administration is falling off track

McKee has become too concerned with what he perceives as unfair media coverage or finding out who is leaking damaging info to the press rather than outlining a clear agenda for the state.