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By DANIEL KITTREDGE An additional investment is being made in a campaign to support outdoor commerce and activities across the state, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday, while the "show will go on" - with restrictions - as trick-or-treaters prepare more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Outbreaks at Providence College and the University of Rhode Island have driven a recent uptick in the state's COVID-19 numbers, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Wednesday, while the majority of cases identified within Rhode Island's K-12 more
Three local nonprofits are among 19 organizations across the state will be able to help Rhode Islanders with food, rent, utilities and other expenses thanks to $1 million in the latest round of grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund at the Rhode Island more
FROM STAFF REPORTS Gov. Gina Raimondo made an announcement last Friday that the state, along with the Rhode Island Interscholastic League, would be allowing most high school sports to be played this fall regardless of whether schools are learning in more
By LAURA WEICK During a discussion with Gov. Gina Raimondo, Dr. Anthony Fauci explained that Rhode Island's low COVID-19 infection rate and concerns regarding remote learning may make it safe for students to return to school, as long as they follow more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Framing it as a "e;moral obligation"e; to Rhode Island's children, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday made perhaps her most forceful case yet for the push to return as many students to classrooms as possible starting next month. The governor more
By Laura Weick After more than a month of preparing for hybrid classes, the Warwick School Committee voted 4-1 Tuesday night for schools to move completely online this fall... more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The start of school in Rhode Island will be delayed two weeks, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday, while a final decision on how classes will resume - fully in person, through virtual learning or using a mixed approach - has also more
Raimondo’s warning came after several states in the region, including Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, imposed new travel restrictions on Rhode Islanders. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A recent "e;small spike"e; in number of new COVID-19 cases and concerns over the spread of the virus at social gatherings will keep Rhode Island in the third phase of its reopening plan for another month, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced more
Nonprofits from Cranston and Warwick are among the organizations that will share nearly $1.7 million in grants from the COVID-19 Behavioral Health Fund at the Rhode Island Foundation. The grants come as they report a surge in stress due to the crisis. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Gov. Gina Raimondo defended her approach to the reopening of Rhode Island's schools on Wednesday, saying it is too early to "e;throw in the towel"e; on a return to classrooms and rejecting what she described as "e;misinformation"e; and more
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