64 F
Providence
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Home Tags Coronarvirus

Tag: Coronarvirus

ECONOMIC ACTIVITY in the New England region was said to have improved modestly in recent months, but contacts in the region said that they feel uncertainty about the region's economic future, according to the most recent Beige Book report from the Federal Reserve.

Beige Book: N.E. improves in July and August, but uncertainty lingers

PROVIDENCE – Economic activity in New England continued to improve modestly in July and August, according to the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report released...
R.I. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION received a $10.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support the Ocean State’s efforts to rethink education and improve ways to serve students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RIDE receives $10.9M federal education grant

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the R.I. Department of Education a $10.9 million grant to support the Ocean State’s efforts...
NINE OUT OF TEN employers in a recent survey of New England businesses said that a majority of their staff is working from home. / COURTESY CBIZ & MHM NEW ENGLAND

Survey: COVID-19 has hit N.E. businesses hard

PROVIDENCE – The COVID-19 pandemic has hit many businesses in New England hard and has forced organizations to make significant changes to cope with...
GLEN BUHLMANN, lower left, fills out a job application during a walk- and drive-up job fair in Seattle for clothing maker Outdoor Research in May. U.S. employers likely rehired several million more workers in June, thereby reducing a Depression-level unemployment rate, but the most up-to-date data suggests that a resurgent coronavirus will limit further gains. / AP FILE PHOTO/TED S. WARREN

U.S. unemployment falls to 11%, but new shutdowns underway

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. unemployment fell to 11.1% in June as the economy added a solid 4.8 million jobs, the government reported Thursday. But...
DEATHS DUE to COVID-19 in Rhode Island have totaled 956 to date. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

Raimondo worried about COVID-19 spread over holiday weekend

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo said Wednesday that she's worried about about the spread of COVID-19 on the Fourth of July weekend despite...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO said Monday the state will need to increase its enforcement on businesses making sure they are following the new safety guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19. / COURTESY CAPITOL TV

Raimondo: ‘Time to turn up the heat’ on COVID-19 enforcement

PROVIDENCE – With Phase III of Rhode Island’s reopening plan starting Tuesday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says it is time for the state to...
RONALD K. MACHTLEY, who is retiring June 30 after 24 years as president of Bryant University, told Providence Business News that the U.S. will lose its competitive advantage in the world if colleges do not reopen in the fall. / COURTESY BRYANT UNIVERSITY

Machtley: ‘We will lose our competitive advantage’ if colleges don’t reopen...

SMITHFIELD – As local colleges are putting together their respective reopening plans for the fall semester after having to close their campuses in March...
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND announced that it will reduce the number of students living on campus this fall from 6,200 to 4,400. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

URI to reduce on-campus living by 25%, modify fall academic calendar

SOUTH KINGSTOWN – The University of Rhode Island announced late Thursday that it will have a modified fall semester schedule and will reduce the...
SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY announced Thursday its draft plan to reopen campus in the fall. / COURTESY SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY

Salve Regina announces draft plan to reopen campus in fall

NEWPORT – Salve Regina University has revealed its draft plan to reopen campus for the upcoming fall semester. The announcement, made on Thursday, comes roughly...

Stepping Up: Family Service of Rhode Island teams up with local...

PROVIDENCE – Diane Shemtov says she has a hard time sleeping at night knowing that there are Rhode Islanders that still go to bed hungry....

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News

PBN is back in print.

Hide