Between 40 and 50 local and state entities, both public and private, from four states will work together to preserve the 410-mile-long Connecticut River and its watershed.
Damage estimates run in the billions for hurricane Irene, but with flooding the main culprit, a majority of damage will be items not covered by insurance claims, experts say.
Tropical storm Irene left Vermont with some of the worst flooding since 1973, perhaps longer.
East coast tornado: Residents of 18 communities in central and western Massachusetts woke to widespread damage Thursday, a day after at least two late-afternoon tornadoes shocked emergency officials with their suddenness and violence.
A water pump forces water out of the basement of a Manton Avenue business in Providence, R.I., on April 1. The area was inundated with flood waters after the nearby Woonasquatucket River overran its banks due to record rainfall earlier in the week.
In 1969, J.D. Salinger came to visit and offered some blunt advice to an aspiring writer.
The Middletown explosion at an under-construction power plant in Connecticut may have been caused by a natural gas leak, according to officials. The blast is reported to have killed two people and injured several more.
The media scrambles to report on the most ordinary habits of the man who wrote "Catcher."
SAILBOATS RACING - The transparent sails of these modern craft racing on the Charles River between Boston and Cambridge allow the river’s blue to show through. I sometimes wonder what an onlooker thinks as I take an exposure while holding my camera upside down.