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NORTH SMITHFIELD – After a brief hiatus from most of its meetings due to the protective measures surrounding COVID-19, the town of North Smithfield is resuming some of its public meetings via... more
SMITHFIELD – Town Manager Randy Rossi says the Smithfield Police Department is closely monitoring town parks and fields to ensure the public is following town orders to stay off of them if they're in... more
PAWTUCKET – Police have charged a woman they say stabbed her boyfriend in the eye with scissors early Friday morning. Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, Pawtucket police officers responded to 12... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott have announced new guidelines issued by the Department of Business Regulation for retailers and grocers as part of the state’s response... more
Residents and business owners who are finding themselves short on cash due to the COVID-19 measures will have more time to pay their taxes this year before penalties kick in. On Tuesday, both Mayor... more
PROVIDENCE – Governor Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott today made announcements about the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. • Care.com: Rhode Island has partnered... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott today made announcements about the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. • Domestic travel: Beginning 7... more
WOONSOCKET – As CVS Health attempts to meet the surge in demand for health care services created by COVID-19, the company expects to hire thousands more workers across the country, including at least... more
As much of the world shuts down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many venues and organizations are moving their programming online so families and individuals can still participate from the safety of... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo made several announcements Sunday about the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. • Groups: The governor reiterated that Rhode Islanders should avoid... more
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SMITHFIELD – Responding to the ever-increasing need for medical supplies due to the coronavirus, Honeywell of Smithfield is answering the call to produce more N95 protective masks, creating more than... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott made announcements on Saturday about the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis, regarding state... more
For those who are quarantined, unable to work, or whose workplace has been temporarily closed due to the new coronavirus, there are resources available, says the Department of Labor and Training. •... more
Extends Rhode Island tax filing deadline
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott made several announcements about the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. • National Guard: The... more
Rhode Islanders encouraged to report price gouging
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott made several announcements about the state’s response to the COVID-19 public health crisis. • Evictions: State courts... more
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PROVIDENCE – Representatives from the Rhode Island Hospitality Association, working with Gov. Gina Raimondo, have announced that Rhode Island restaurants that are currently serving takeout meals are... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Education Department has announced emergency meal sites to serve families amid the measures in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the... more
PROVIDENCE – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island announced in a press release it will extend coverage to telephonic triage by most specialist providers and waive member copays and... more
WOONSOCKET – The city of Woonsocket has announced new procedures for residents who need to conduct city business amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. City Hall will be closed to the public until... more