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Former R.I. health director to work with RIDOH on behalf of...

PROVIDENCE – Dr. Michael Fine has been appointed by the mayors of Central Falls and Pawtucket to work directly with the R.I. Department of...

Five Questions With: Dr. Herbert Aronow

Dr. Herbert Aronow is an interventional cardiologist with expertise in vascular medicine and endovascular intervention. He is the director of interventional cardiology at the...

While asking for more, states are slow to spend virus aid

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the...
THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE hospitalized with COVD-19 in Rhode Island declined t0 206 on Sunday, the lowest number since early April. COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. reports seven new COVID-19-related deaths, 106 new cases on Sunday

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health reported seven COVID-19 deaths and 106 new cases on Sunday, and the number of people hospitalized with...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island approached 8,000 on Tuesday. / AP FILE PHOTO/ CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

171 new COVID-19 cases in R.I., with 18 more deaths

PROVIDENCE - Health officials on Saturday reported 171 new COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island, raising the total to 14,819, with 18 more deaths. The state...
RHODE ISLAND health officials reported 16 new deaths due to COVID-19 on Thursday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I.’s Phase II of reopening to begin on June 1

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Friday announced she will sign an executive order to officially begin Phase II of reopening Rhode Island on...
BOTH OF TWIN RIVER's casinos on Rhode Island will open in an invitation-only, limited fashion starting June 8. / PBN FILE PHOTO/DAVE HANSEN

Twin River’s R.I. casinos to reopen on June 8 in limited...

PROVIDENCE – Twin River Worldwide Holdings Inc.’s two casinos in Rhode Island are scheduled to reopen on June 8, the R.I. Lottery announced on...
U.S. CONSUMER SPENDING declined a record 13.6% in April. / AP FILE PHOTO/JEFF ROBERSON

U.S. consumer spending sinks by record 13.6% in face of virus

WASHINGTON (AP) – United States consumer spending plunged by a record-shattering 13.6% in April as the viral pandemic shuttered businesses, forced millions of layoffs...

Has freelance work, or the freelancers you regularly use, disappeared due...

More than 58,000 Rhode Islanders have filed with the state for pandemic unemployment assistance. The program provides benefits to the self-employed, small-business owners and...

DLT: R.I. insurance trust fund down $138M, borrowing inevitable

PROVIDENCE – As state unemployment claims continue to rise, the money available to pay out benefits is going down. The state’s insurance trust fund had...

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