Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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Coronavirus

Five Questions With: Shannon Sullivan, Women & Infants Hospital interim COO

1. How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the experience of women’s health care at the hospital? The greatest change has been restricting who can...
WITH 37 PERCENT of its residents between the ages of 18 and 34, and one nightlife venue per 523 people, Providence ranks No. 1 on Movoto Real Estate's list of the 10 most exciting mid-sized cities in the United States. / PBN FILE PHOTO

R.I. officials wary bars will become pandemic hot spots

State officials are keeping a close eye on Rhode Island bars to ensure they’re complying with public health measures as crowded bars across the...
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Mechanics Cooperative Bank donates 8K KN95 masks to front-line workers

WELL-STOCKED: Taunton-based Mechanics Cooperative Bank has been supporting front-line workers with face masks throughout the coronavirus pandemic. The bank has donated a total of...

Health care sector sees new wave of attacks

Care New England Health System has recovered from a cyberattack that knocked out its website, email and other internal systems for a week late...

What’s worse, the pandemic or the cure?

The coronavirus pandemic catapulted the country into one of the deepest recessions in U.S. history, leaving millions without jobs or health insurance. There is...

Hard choices ahead for working parents

Millions of American families are finding themselves in a jam, with their jobs requiring them to return to work on-site and plans from their...

Be resilient before recovery is needed

Even if all you had to worry about were the quality of your company’s products or services and continued growth of the customer base,...

Brown University will have trimester schedule as part of reopening plan

PROVIDENCE – Brown University will operate on a fall, spring and summer trimester schedule for the 2020-21 academic year to limit the number of...

Block Island sees second confirmed case of COVID-19 after worker tests...

NEW SHOREHAM – A Block Island summer worker has tested positive for COVID-19, WPRI-TV CBS 12 reported July 7, citing the Block Island Medical...
THE UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND announced that it is eliminating its SAT/ACT test requirement for its spring 2021 and fall 2021 admission cycles. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI waives SAT/ACT test requirement for fall and spring 2021 admission

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island will implement a test-optional admission policy for 2021 in response to challenges students are facing due to...

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