Saturday, April 17, 2021

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Coronavirus

Develop a vision for ARP aid

The state is expecting $1.1 billion in new federal pandemic relief, just over a year after receiving – and finally spending – $1.25 billion....

Building workplace culture during National Volunteer Month

When it comes to giving back, there is no time like the present. April is National Volunteer Month, a timely justification for Rhode Island...

Insurers pay COVID-19 costs for now

Rhode Island is requiring health insurers operating in the state to cover out-of-pocket expenses for customers in need of COVID-19 treatment, raising the question...
Bruce Newbury

Dining Out: Truly, a season of renewal

Springtime is always a season of rebirth and renewal. That phenomenon is in evidence on restaurant row. Eateries are reporting a return of faithful...
RHODE ISLAND HOUSE DEMOCRATS have Rhode Island House of Representatives have elected a new leadership team. / PBN FILE PHOTO BY NICOLE DOTZENROD.

PPP taxation proposal draws pushback in Senate hearing

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island’s business community let their voices be heard in the R.I. Senate on Thursday in opposition to taxation of Paycheck Protection...

Officials: R.I. still on track to vaccinate 70% of eligible residents...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island remains on target to vaccinate 70% of residents age 16 and older by May 15, according to public health officials,...
THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS Dartmouth will freeze its tuition for the 2021-22 academic year.

UMass Dartmouth to freeze tuition for 2021-22 academic year

BOSTON – The University of Massachusetts announced Wednesday that its board of trustees approved President Marty Meehan’s proposal to freeze tuition at all four...

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 437 with 2 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 437 on Tuesday with two new deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 1,553 from April 9 through April 12. / COURTESY CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

COVID-19 cases rise by 1,553 over four day span with 2...

PROVIDENCE – Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island over the four-day period from April 9 through Monday increased by 1,553, with two new...

R.I. continuing unemployment claims edge upward

PROVIDENCE – The number of individuals collecting continuing unemployment benefits in Rhode Island increased by 729 week to week to 69,759, the R.I. Department...

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