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RHODE ISLAND'S MANDATE requiring proof of vaccination or indoor masking will remain in effect through Feb. 14, according to a new executive order signed by Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Jan. 18. / AP FILE PHOTO/DAVID J. PHILLIP

R.I. extends proof of vaccination, masking mandate until Feb. 14

PROVIDENCE – A 30-day mandate for indoor masking or proof of vaccination at venues throughout Rhode Island will continue for another month, according to...
CASES OF COVID-19 increase by 2,701 on Tuesday, with 15 new deaths. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 2,701 with 15 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 2,701 on Tuesday with 15 new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said...

McKee: R.I. ‘resilient and full of opportunity’

PROVIDENCE – Standing before a masked audience at the Statehouse, Gov. Daniel J. McKee on Tuesday struck a hopeful tone in promising to push...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 2,481, with 12 new deaths

PROVIDENCE - Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 2,481, with 12 new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Tuesday. Hospitalizations of...
CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 9,983 since Jan. 14, with 14 new deaths in that time, the R.I. Department of Health said Monday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 9,983 since Jan. 14, with 14...

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 9,983 from Jan. 14 through Sunday – including 2,414 new cases identified on...
ANTHONY TARRO, owner and president of Siena Restaurant Group, has announced the closure of the group's Providence restaurant. Here he is seen in the kitchen of Siena’s East Greenwich location in April 2021. PBN FILE PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

Siena restaurant closes Federal Hill location

PROVIDENCE – Citing COVID-19-related hardships, Siena Restaurant Group has announced that its Federal Hill location has been shuttered permanently. The East Greenwich and Smithfield locations...

Brown School of Public Health staff urges vaccine mandate for Providence...

PROVIDENCE – In an open letter sent Jan. 14, more than two dozen researchers and epidemiologists at Brown University School of Public Health urged...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 4,725, with 12 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 4,725, with 12 new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said on Friday.  Hospitalizations...
THE R.I. STATE POLICE will be one of 12 police departments across the state to benefit from a $1.5 million U.S. Department of Justice grant for body-worn cameras.

R.I. man who faked death found in Scotland with COVID

PROVIDENCE (AP) – A Rhode Island man who is believed to have faked his death and fled the U.S. to evade prosecution in Utah...

City Council moves to prevent mass firing of unvaccinated police officers

PROVIDENCE - While nearly 80 city police officers at risk of losing their jobs for not getting vaccinated are still working for now, the...

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