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R.I. Office of Healthy Aging launches website for seniors, caregivers, adults...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Office of Healthy Aging has launched a web platform to provide a central resource for information for seniors, adults with...

High court nixes GOP move for ballot witness in Rhode Island

WASHINGTON (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court is leaving in place an agreement that allows Rhode Island residents to vote by mail in two...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha has filed objections with the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner over rate requests for 2021 made for the 2021 individual health insurance market. / COURTESY R.I. OFFICE OF THE HEALTH INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

Neronha files objection to individual-market health insurance rate requests

PROVIDENCE – R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha has filed objections with the R.I. Office of the Health Insurance Commissioner related to rate-increase requests...

U.S. budget deficit climbs to record $2.81 trillion

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) – The United States budget deficit climbed to $2.81 trillion in the first 10 months of the budget year, exceeding...

Two R.I. parking lot solar arrays approved in National Grid’s first-round...

WARWICK – Two solar developers with plans to build ground-mounted canopies over parking lots will be the first to benefit from a new state...

SBA releases final PPP numbers, $134B still unused

PROVIDENCE – A five-week extension did little to grow the number of small businesses, nationally and in Rhode Island, receiving payroll relief loans under...

Metacomet Golf Club development proposal draws critics, advocates to hearing on...

EAST PROVIDENCE – A proposal to rezone the historic Metacomet Golf Club for a variety of commercial and residential development drew scores of opponents, and...

Raimondo says she’s considering delaying start of school

PROVIDENCE  (AP) – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Tuesday she's considering delaying the start of school in the state by a few weeks to...
THE R.I. PUBLIC TRANSIT AUTHORITY will receive $8.9 million in federal funds to aid its procurement of 17 new fuel efficient buses, as well as to make site improvements. / AP FILE PHOTO/SUSAN WALSH

RIPTA to receive $8.9M for fuel-efficient buses

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Transit Authority will receive $8.9 million in federal funds to help the state replace 17 high-mileage busses with more-fuel-efficient...

Fauci: States must move quickly to address COVID-19 upticks

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said in an online interview Friday that he’s “cautiously optimistic” a COVID-19 vaccine could be developed soon, but...

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