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Seven more Rhode Islanders have died as a result of COVID-19, the state Department of Health announced Sunday, while a forecast calling for heavy rain and wind will close outdoor testing sites across … more
By JOHN HOWELL It's on navigational charts, taxes are regularly paid on it, and it shows up on deeds going back to the 1700s. And yet most of the time, it's not there. It's under water. It's Greene Island off shore of Cole Farm and Gaspee Point. The more
The same-old, same-old questions about healthcare, hotlines and hospital beds were pushed to the side for one day on Thursday, when Rhode Island children replaced the regular pool of coronavirus journalists and had a chance to ask the questions that are top of mind in their lives. more
Raimondo warned Rhode Islanders Monday that while the state’s measures to contain the virus appear to be working, getting back to a sense of normalcy is going to take some time. more
By JOHN HOWELL David Levesque believes in the value of a hand shake. It's what landed him the largest of his Brewed Awakenings stores - the one on Route 2 in Warwick in the shadow of Barnes and Noble - and set him on the path to developing a different more
The announcements came as the latest COVID-19 data update showed new cases and hospitalizations falling to the lowest levels seen in at least a month – developments the governor described as “good news” even as she continued to stress that social distancing restrictions will remain in place during the state’s phased reopening. more
A student at Cranston High School West is among the nine new positive coronavirus cases announced by state officials on Friday. In a message to members of the community, Cranston Public Schools … more
Rhode Island continues to move rapidly up the curve, and the state’s public beaches and parks are being ordered closed in the latest step meant to curb the spread of COVID-19. Eighty-six new … more
By ALEX SPONSELLER Do yourself a favor . take every single precaution that has been recommended regarding COVID-19 safety. Every.single.precaution. I was diagnosed with COVID-19 and pneumonia last Friday evening, a lovely twofer that has given the word more
The COVID-19 crisis is projected to peak in Rhode Island sometime between late April and early May, according to a model shared publicly for the first time during Gov. Gina Raimondo’s Thursday … more
By JOHN HOWELL Small can be good. Small is even better when it is the best of the smallest. That's what Iftikhar Ahmad, president and CEO of the Rhode Island Airport Corp., wants Green Airport to be - the No. 1 small airport in the country. Ahmad doesn't 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
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