Sunday, April 18, 2021

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Coronavirus

Job Lot buys $250K worth of cleaning supplies for health, government...

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Ocean State Job Lot has donated $250,000 to buy masks, gloves, eye protection and cleaning supplies for health care and government...

Southcoast Health opens drive-thru COVID-19 testing site

DARTMOUTH – Southcoast Health System Inc. has opened one of the first drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites in Bristol County, Mass., The Herald News reported...

Block Island residents face stay-at-home order

NEW SHOREHAM – People living on Block Island would be ordered to stay at home for 14 days to help limit the spread of...
Nellie M. Gorbea

Gorbea extends voter-registration deadlines before June 2 primary

PROVIDENCE - Rhode Island residents will have more time to register to vote or disaffiliate from a political party before the state’s June 2...
THE UNIVERSITY OF Rhode Island is expected to refund close to $8 million to students for lost room and board due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Rhode Island President Daniel P. Egan said Thursday Rhode Island-based colleges could lose between $75 million and $100 million in revenue due to such refunds. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

R.I. colleges expected to lose $75M-$100M due to room-and-board refunds

PROVIDENCE – Colleges in Rhode Island could lose between $75 million and $100 million in planned room-and-board refunds to students forced off campus by...

Stepping Up: Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church brings faith to...

EAST GREENWICH - Rev. Joshua Barrow is something of an anomaly for his generation.  For one thing, he’s a Catholic priest. He also has bucked...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said that Rhode Island has identified 165 cases of COVID-19 as of Thursday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

R.I. coronavirus cases reach 165; Raimondo orders visitors from N.Y. to...

PROVIDENCE – The number of positive COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island increased by 33 Thursday, bringing the state total to 165, according to Gov....
THREE RHODE ISLAND-based nonprofits received $125,000 total from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to help vulnerable individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

3 R.I. nonprofits receive $125K from Tufts Health Plan Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Three Rhode Island-based nonprofits are receiving $125,000 from the Tufts Health Plan Foundation to help the organizations address needs and individuals impacted...

State leaders approve up to $300M in borrowing related to COVID-19

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island state leaders have authorized the borrowing of up to $300 million through a line of credit with a commercial bank...
RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL plans to put a third tent up on its campus to screen emergency department arrivals for respiratory symptoms. / COURTESY RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL

Rhode Island Hospital plans to open coronavirus screening tent at ER...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island Hospital plans to open a tent outside its emergency room entrance to screen patients for respiratory symptoms, Lifespan Corp., the...

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