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The Gaspee Days Committee on Sunday announced that all of this year’s Gaspee Days events have been canceled in light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. “The Gaspee Days Committee has been … more
Eight more Rhode Islanders have died as a result of COVID-19, Gov. Gina Ramondo said in a 1 p.m. briefing Sunday, and she implored residents to take social distancing seriously as the virus enters its “rapid spread” phase. more
Now that the state has a more robust testing system, Raimondo is asking anyone with symptoms to contact their healthcare provider and ask to be tested. She also urged primary care providers to ramp up their referrals for testing. more
Rhode Islanders are now being encouraged by the state to wear cloth-based face coverings in public, Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the R.I. Department of Health, said Friday at Gov. Gina Raimondo’s daily briefing on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. more
This week, we're joined by Steve McAllister, who represents Ward 7 on the Warwick City Council and serves as executive director of the eastern region for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. more
Gov. Gina Raimondo debuted a new look, new format and new co-star in her Thursday coronavirus briefing, and she steered the hour-long session to a new audience — kids. more
Ninety-one new COVID-19 cases have brought the state’s total to 657, while two more people have died as a result of the virus. The latest figures were announced through a Thursday afternoon … more
The start of field work as part of the state-mandated statistical revaluation process has been delayed, Cranston Director of Administration Daniel Parrillo said Thursday. Field inspectors from … more
Gasoline prices in Rhode Island are down 9 cents this week, according to AAA Northeast. AAA Northeast's March 30 survey of prices in Rhode Island finds self-serve, regular unleaded averaging $2.17 per gallon. Rhode Island's price is 16 cents higher than more
The two-week self-quarantine order for members of the Cranston High School West community expired on March 27 - and Mayor Allan Fung had a new message for those who might have seen the occasion as a reason to celebrate in group more
Editor's note: This is the second of two stories Jen Cowart wrote regarding her family's experience during the two-week self-quarantine period for the Cranston High School West community. Week 2: March 21-28 As we moved into the second week more
Citywide Councilman Steve Stycos announced his candidacy for mayor during a Facebook Live event on March 24, citing education, government transparency and accessibility, open space preservation and diversification of the city's more
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