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DLT launches COVID-19-related job seeker resource platform

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Labor and Training is launching an online platform called RI Navigator to help job seekers navigate unemployment resources,...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island totaled 170 on Wednesday. / COURTESY R.I DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases increase by 170, with 3 more deaths

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 170 on Wednesday, the R.I. Department of Health said Thursday. Cases of the virus have...
JOHNSON & WALES UNIVERSITY announced late Wednesday that 31 students living off-campus tested positive for COVID-19. / PBN FILE PHOTO/JAMES BESSETTE

31 Johnson & Wales University students test positive for COVID-19

PROVIDENCE – Thirty-one Johnson & Wales University off-campus students have tested positive for COVID-19, JWU Providence Campus President Marie Bernardo-Sousa said in a statement...
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND will continue its online-learning initiative into the spring 2021 semester. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI to continue online classes into spring 2021 semester

WARWICK – There will be another semester of predominantly online learning at the Community College of Rhode Island. CCRI President Meghan Hughes sent Wednesday a...

Raimondo announces $4M more in grants for “Take it Outside” campaign

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo announced on Wednesday an additional $4 million in grants from the state's stimulus to assist businesses and organizations...
COVID-19 CASES in Rhode Island increased by 173 on Tuesday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 173, with 1 more death

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has continued placing the blame for rising coronavirus cases in the state on the younger population, and particularly those between the...

State to keep one field hospital for COVID-19, in Cranston, through...

PROVIDENCE – The state will extend its lease for a field hospital site in Cranston through June 2021, as a backup to traditional hospitals...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 131 on Monday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

COVID-19 cases rise by 131, with 3 more deaths

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island totaled 131 on Monday, the R.I. Department of Health said Tuesday. Cases in the state have totaled...
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE filings in Rhode Island totaled 8,110 last week. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

PUA weekly filings in R.I. dip to 8.1K

PROVIDENCE – Pandemic unemployment-assistance filings totaled 8,110 last week, a decline from 10,387 one week prior, according to the R.I. Department of Labor and...

Restore RI small-business grant program hits 1,000 mark

PROVIDENCE – Over 1,000 small businesses have received grants through the state’s Restore Rhode Island program, R.I. Commerce Corp. announced on Tuesday. In total, the...

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