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While asking for more, states are slow to spend virus aid

Many states have yet to spend the federal funding they received more than a month ago to help with soaring costs related to the...
CRUSH CONCERNS: Rhode Island health officials see the Crush COVID RI smartphone app as an easy way for people to track their activities for possible contact tracing. Critics see privacy issues with it.

Crush COVID app raises caution flags for some

More than 35,000 people have downloaded the Crush COVID RI phone app that’s designed to make contact tracing easier during the pandemic, but critics...
RHODE ISLAND IS HOME TO nearly 80,000 veterans; their caregivers have higher levels of stress and give care for longer period of time than typical caregivers. /

Raimondo recognizes sacrifice of veterans on Memorial Day

EXETER - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Monday joined other state officials in paying tribute to the state's veterans, laying a wreath at the...
LOADING UP: Ric Wild, executive director at the Good Neighbors Inc. food pantry in East Providence, loads bags of food into a vehicle while volunteer Elaine Fredrick fills boxes. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

STARVING FOR HELP: Needy flock to R.I.’s overwhelmed food pantries

IT'S COMMON for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center Executive Director Heather Hole Strout to see adults and the elderly seeking food at...

Eased funeral restriction a little comfort

After nearly two months of restrictions on the size of public gatherings, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has relented somewhat for one type of gathering:...
FOOD PREP: Roch’s Fresh Foods Vice President Zach Roch and Michelle Rivera, curbside pickup manager, prepare orders for delivery. The grocery wholesaler is now delivering food to people who are homebound because of COVID-19. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Roch’s escapes from a hard place

Ray Roch wasn’t sure what would become of his family business when Rhode Island’s public schools closed in mid-March as the coronavirus pandemic gained...
Neil D. Steinberg

It’s up to us to make R.I.’s ‘new normal’ a better...

In these extraordinary times there is evidence of hope and generosity all around, just as there is uncertainty and urgent, extreme need. We are...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO released a prerecorded address on Mother's Day that took the place of her daily coronavirus briefing. / COURTESY CAPITAL TV

R.I. reports 4 COVID-19 deaths, further decrease in hospitalizations on Sunday

PROVIDENCE – The number of new COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island increased by 285 on Sunday, but there were declines in deaths and hospitalizations,...
PLAYING IT SAFE: As hurt as his two Providence restaurants have been by the coronavirus panademic, James Mark says he won’t open his restaurants for dine-in service until there’s a vaccine, treatment or widespread testing. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Are we ready? Raimondo moves ahead with reopening R.I.

Mounting case counts, hospitalizations and deaths. Soaring unemployment claims and nose-diving tax revenue. Mysteriously high infection rates among Latinos. No matter what part of...

$58B airline bailout is troubling for T.F. Green Airport

T.F. Green Airport has become a ghost town during the coronavirus crisis, and the way the federal stimulus funding is being doled out could...

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