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Fane Organization seeks ‘pause’ on Hope Point Tower deadlines

PROVIDENCE – The developer who hopes to build a luxury residential skyscraper in downtown Providence is seeking a “pause” of an unspecified time to...

Providence City Council calls for state to suspend evictions, foreclosures

PROVIDENCE – The City Council has introduced a resolution that would call on the state to suspend evictions and foreclosures until the COVID-19 crisis...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island totaled 1,450 as of Wednesday afternoon. / COURTESY CAPITOL TV

R.I. COVID-19 cases increase to 1,450, with five more deaths

PROVIDENCE – The number of identified cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island reached 1,450 by Wednesday afternoon, an increase from 1,229 on Tuesday, Gina...
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Superior Court approves new program for businesses to stay collections, evictions

PROVIDENCE – A program ordered by the R.I. Superior Court could offer a needed lifeline to businesses that have been hit hard by losses...
R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha has reminded Rhode Island landlords that police can file criminal charges against those who wrongfully evict tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL

Neronha says police can charge landlords who evict tenants

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Rhode Island's attorney general says police can file criminal charges against landlords who wrongfully evict tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. The attorney...
EPIVAX has entered into a partnership with the nonprofit GAIA Vaccine Foundation to create a fund for EpiVax's COVID-19 vaccine trials.

EpiVax enters partnership for COVID-19 vaccine fund

PROVIDENCE – EpiVax inc. on Tuesday announced a partnership with the nonprofit GAIA Vaccine Foundation to use crowdsourcing to raise funds for a COVID-19...

Stepping Up: West Warwick students use tech skills to print parts...

WEST WARWICK – Michael Shunney, an industrial technology teacher at West Warwick High School, posed a question to his students on March 23, the...
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE filings in rhode Island due to COVID-19 exceeded 100,00 as of Tuesday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Over 10K file for PUA benefits in R.I.; UI claims pass...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had 10,910 residents file for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance on Tuesday, the first day the program was available, according to the...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has incurred a $20 million financial hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and school administrators, including President Christina H. Paxson, are taking salary reductions for the next fiscal year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown has seen $20M hit from COVID-19 to date; administrators take...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University administrators are taking salary reductions in order to limit the significant financial hit the Ivy League university has sustained so...

Manufacturers affected by COVID-19 invited to participate in talent exchange

PROVIDENCE – A pilot program has been set up for manufacturing companies impacted by the coronavirus, sponsored by Polaris MEP, the Rhode Island Manufacturers...

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