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R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 375, with 11 new deaths

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 375 on Tuesday, with 11 more deaths, the R.I. Department of Health said Wednesday. Hospitalizations...

Lifespan and Care New England reach final merger agreement, Brown to...

PROVIDENCE – Lifespan Corp. and Care New England Health System announced Tuesday they have signed a definitive agreement to merge into an integrated academic...

R.I. expands vaccinations to people 65 and older, although others report...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island formally opened vaccinations for COVID-19 to all residents and workers aged 65 and older on Monday, and released several thousand...

Pharmacies in R.I. to expand COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to age 65

PROVIDENCE – Pharmacies in Rhode Island will change their COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to 65 and older on Feb. 22, mirroring the shift in eligibility...
MARK W. GIM, bottom left, The Washington Trust Co. president and chief operating officer, provides his outlook for the Rhode Island economy at PBN's Economic Trends Summit on Thursday morning. Also participating in the event was, clockwise from top left, Thomas Tzitzouris, director at Strategas Research Partners; PBN Editor Michael Mello; Alden Anderson Jr., CBRE/New England senior vice president and partner; and Kristen Adamo, Providence Warwick Convention & Visitors Bureau CEO and president.

PBN Economic Summit: Long-term crisis looms after stimulus runs out

PROVIDENCE – Fiscal stimulus and mass vaccinations should bring short-term economic relief, but a long-term crisis marked by structural unemployment, inflation and a bond...
A SCREENSHOT of the Rhode Island's COVID-19 vaccination signup site for the two state-run vaccination sites.

R.I. opening COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to 65 and older, starting next...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island will begin allowing people 65 and older to get a COVID-19 vaccine beginning Feb. 22, the R.I. Department of Health...

R.I. identifies first 3 cases of UK COVID-19 variant in the...

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Department of Health said it has identified the United Kingdom COVID-19 variant in Rhode Island in samples from three individuals...
CASES OF COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 895 from Feb. 12 through Sunday. / COURTESY R.I. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

R.I. COVID-19 cases rise by 895 over weekend, with 44 more...

PROVIDENCE – Cases of COVID-19 in Rhode Island increased by 895 from Feb. 12 through Sunday, with 44 more deaths, the R.I. Department said...

Providence College responds to rise in COVID-19 cases

PROVIDENCE (AP) – Providence College is temporarily restricting student movement in response to a recent increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases on campus. Students who live...
SOME RHODE ISLANDERS who qualify for the COVID-19 vaccine have struggled to get appointments to receive shots. / COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND SCHOOL OF MEDICINE VIA AP

Many in R.I. frustrated by vaccination registration system

The absence of a central registry in Rhode Island for the coronavirus vaccine has led to confusion and frustration among people who now qualify...

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