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Coronavirus

Breathe, adapt and overcome

Adam Batchelder Owner and executive chef, Smoke & Squeal BBQ The pandemic has tested all facets of business, from large to small, Wall Street to Main...

4 basic business survival skills

No one in business was prepared for what happened when the coronavirus invaded the U.S. Overnight, it literally upended the nation’s economy, leaving American...

CCRI to lay off 45 full-time employees

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island on Sept. 22 announced it is laying off 45 full-time, non-faculty employees as a cost-cutting measure,...

Citing pandemic, R.I. Commerce may relax employment numbers required to trigger...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. may relax its requirements for employers to maintain job thresholds this year under the Qualified Jobs Incentive tax...
THERE WERE 139 positive COVID-19 test results logged in Rhode Island on Wednesday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 139, with four more deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased by 139 on Wednesday, the R.I. Department of Health said Thursday. Cases in the state have totaled 24,311...

Raimondo responds to COVID-19 outbreaks at PC, URI: ‘We’re all feeling...

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo is pointing the blame at two universities who recently experienced outbreaks for the state's high numbers of new cases. "We're...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 121, with 3 more deaths

PROVIDENCE – Despite Rhode Island recently being added to three more states’ travel advisory lists on Tuesday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Wednesday during her coronavirus briefing that Rhode...

Five Questions With: Joe Mazzone

William M. Davies Jr. Career & Technical High School in Lincoln has an app to screen its students for COVID-19, which was developed by...
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE of Rhode Island announced late Tuesday that it is laying off 45 full-time employees. / COURTESY COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF RHODE ISLAND

CCRI to lay off 45 full-time employees

WARWICK – The Community College of Rhode Island announced late Tuesday that it is laying off 45 full-time, nonfaculty employees as a cost-cutting measure,...
PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE filings in Rhode Island totaled 10,387 last week. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

PUA weekly filings in R.I. dip to 10.4K

PROVIDENCE – Pandemic unemployment assistance filings totaled 10,387 last week, a decline from 13,357 one week prior, according to the R.I. Department of Labor...

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