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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
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
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Rhode Island has moved 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. But the new developments are not all negative, as the state was more
By JOHN HOWELL A bill introduced to clarify access to beaches could have an impact on the hundreds of homeowners on Warwick's 39 miles of shoreline. The measure would establish a 10-foot right of way from the high tide water mark on shoreline 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
“The next few weeks are going to be very difficult,” the governor warned. “We are at a point of fast spread.” more
On a day that saw the state’s third coronavirus death and 55 new cases (for a new total of 294), Gov. Gina Raimono announced the closure of all daycare locations starting Monday and also called on Rhode Islanders to do much better at self-distancing. more
  Editor's note: This story appears on our websites as part of a new partnership between Beacon Communications and East Bay Newspapers to share coverage of the COVID-19 crisis. Rhode … more
The two-week self-quarantine order for members of the Cranston High School West community expired on Friday – and Mayor Allan Fung has a new message for those who might see the occasion as a reason to celebrate in group settings. more
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