BOSTON (AP) – Temperature records have fallen in southern New England as summer-like warmth descended on the region. By Tuesday afternoon, many locations in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut were in the 80s.  The National Weather Service says Boston set a new record high of 84 degrees. The previous record was 78 degrees, set in 1955. In Windsor Locks, Connecticut, the temperature reached 88 degrees, breaking the previous record of 79. Records were also set in Providence,



Conn College Student Charged Again


Additional charges, including second degree assault with a motor vehicle, have been filed against a Connecticut College student who hit a scooter on Route 32 last November.  Nineteen-year-old Sophia Thielman of New York was initially charged with DUI after the crash, which sent the driver of the scooter to the hospital with serious injuries.  The warrant for assault was issued after a police investigation.