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R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL Peter F. Neronha has reminded Rhode Island landlords that police can file criminal charges against those who wrongfully evict tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. / COURTESY OFFICE OF THE R.I. ATTORNEY GENERAL

Neronha says police can charge landlords who evict tenants

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Rhode Island's attorney general says police can file criminal charges against landlords who wrongfully evict tenants during the coronavirus pandemic. The attorney...
EPIVAX has entered into a partnership with the nonprofit GAIA Vaccine Foundation to create a fund for EpiVax's COVID-19 vaccine trials.

EpiVax enters partnership for COVID-19 vaccine fund

PROVIDENCE – EpiVax inc. on Tuesday announced a partnership with the nonprofit GAIA Vaccine Foundation to use crowdsourcing to raise funds for a COVID-19...

Stepping Up: West Warwick students use tech skills to print parts...

WEST WARWICK – Michael Shunney, an industrial technology teacher at West Warwick High School, posed a question to his students on March 23, the...
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE filings in rhode Island due to COVID-19 exceeded 100,00 as of Tuesday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND TRAINING

Over 10K file for PUA benefits in R.I.; UI claims pass...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island had 10,910 residents file for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance on Tuesday, the first day the program was available, according to the...
BROWN UNIVERSITY has incurred a $20 million financial hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and school administrators, including President Christina H. Paxson, are taking salary reductions for the next fiscal year. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY

Brown has seen $20M hit from COVID-19 to date; administrators take...

PROVIDENCE – Brown University administrators are taking salary reductions in order to limit the significant financial hit the Ivy League university has sustained so...

Manufacturers affected by COVID-19 invited to participate in talent exchange

PROVIDENCE – A pilot program has been set up for manufacturing companies impacted by the coronavirus, sponsored by Polaris MEP, the Rhode Island Manufacturers...

Five Questions With: Chrissy Holden

In these days of the coronavirus, hand-washing is huge and touching common surfaces is warned against like never before. But what about locations where people with viruses gather,...

Coping with COVID-19: Cooley Group

PAWTUCKET – Daniel Dwight, CEO and president of the Cooley Group, says his company has joined forces with an unlikely partner, a competitor, to...
U.S. TREASURY Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the Trump administration is seeking an additional $250 billion for the SBA's Paycheck Protection Program. / AP FILE PHOTO/ALEX BRANDON

Mnuchin: Additional $250B sought for small businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Trump administration will seek an additional $250 billion to support a program designed to help small businesses keep workers employed...
CASES OF COVID-19 reached 1,229 as of Tuesday. / PBN GRAPHIC/NANCY LAVIN

R.I. sees three more COVID-19 deaths; cases total 1,229

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 identified in Rhode Island increased by 147 on Tuesday, to a total 1,229, with three more deaths, Gov. Gina...

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R.I. COVID-19 cases increase to 1,450 | Superior Court approves new program for businesses to stay collections, evictions