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Ran Thissell, 8, listens to instructions in a classroom.

Is your school district in Rhode Island teaching media literacy?

According to a new report by the Media Education Lab, most of the state’s elementary and secondary students are not receiving media literacy education.

A boardwalk guides hikers around Lonesome Lake.

Beverly man, 53, dies while hiking in White Mountains

New Hampshire Fish and Game was called around 8 a.m. Saturday about a man receiving CPR on the trail, which is located in Franconia, N.H., the department wrote in a statement posted to Facebook.

Elijah "Eli" Lewis, who was reported missing earlier this month by authorities in New Hampshire.

Remains found in Abington identified as 5-year-old Elijah Lewis; mourners hold vigil in Merrimack

The development came about an hour before a scheduled candlelight vigil in Merrimack’s Watson Park, where family members asked people to gather and offer their support to Elijah’s loved ones.

Three teens seriously injured in Medway crash, speed a factor, police say

One teen was flown by helicopter to UMass Memorial Medical Center and two were taken there by ambulance following the crash that occurred at about 7:15 p.m. near the Millis town line, Medway police said.

Four men were rescued off the coast of Chatham Saturday morning when their boat began taking on water.

4 men, 2 dogs rescued off Chatham coast

The Chatham Harbormaster received a 911 call from the group at 9:14 a.m., after a plug failed and the boat began taking on water, said Deputy Harbormaster Jason Holm.

Bird sightings from Mass Aubudon

Last week, the highlights were headed by the continued presence of a Bell’s vireo at Fort Hill in Eastham and a remarkable number of lesser black-backed gulls tallied at Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard.

Teenage girl seriously injured in horseback riding accident at Groveland farm

The girl was flown to a Boston hospital Friday night after a horse she had been riding apparently got startled, rolled over and landed on top of her, Groveland public safety officials said.

The "Conjuring" house, in Harrisville, R.I., was made famous by the movie series that began in 2013. It's an iconic part of Rhode Island's haunted history.

Here are some ghastly things to do in Rhode Island for Halloween thrill seekers 🎃

October isn’t just for Octoberfest, pumpkin spice, fall festivals, bonfires, and hayrides. It’s also for thrill-seekers, scary movie buffs, and of course, haunted houses.