New Hampshire governor gets vaccine, gives thumbs-up
By The Associated Press Apr. 10, 2021 11:58 AM EDT
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu received his COVID-19 vaccine Saturday at the state's mass vaccination site at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon. ...
Gov. McKee visits 2 new regional vaccination sites
Apr. 07, 2021 09:54 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Opening regional vaccination sites is critical to helping make sure that everyone in Rhode Island who wants a coronavirus shot, but who...
Pawtucket makes all adults in the city eligible for vaccine
Mar. 22, 2021 10:05 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The city of Pawtucket on Monday opened coronavirus vaccination eligibility to all adults who live in the city. ...
Rhode Island pays out millions in fake unemployment claims
Mar. 05, 2021 09:46 AM EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has received nearly 427,000 suspected fraudulent unemployment claims during the coronavirus pandemic, of which more than...
Providence expands vaccine eligibility in hard-hit sections
Mar. 02, 2021 02:39 PM EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's largest city has received permission from state health officials to start coronavirus vaccine registrations for...
Brown switches to remote-only classes a week early
By Mark Pratt Nov. 17, 2020 09:38 AM EST
Brown University is switching to online-only classes a week earlier than originally scheduled in response to a rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases...
Providence unveils program to support small businesses
Oct. 19, 2020 10:49 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The city of Providence is throwing a lifeline to small businesses struggling during the coronavirus pandemic with microgrants of up to ...
8th death linked to wedding outbreak; 'Big Papi' had COVID
Sep. 19, 2020 03:15 PM EDT
Anti-eviction effort starts; clam shack ends dining service
Jul. 10, 2020 03:40 PM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Gov. Gina Raimondo on Friday announced a $7 million effort to help residents facing eviction. The Safe Harbor...
Providence to provide $1M in rental assistance, legal aid
Jun. 30, 2020 11:57 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The mayor of Providence on Tuesday announced $1 million in rental assistance and legal aid for families struggling to pay their rent...
Rhode Island adds jobs, unemployment rate drops to 16.3%
Jun. 25, 2020 12:16 PM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — After shedding tens of thousands of jobs during the coronavirus pandemic, Rhode Island added jobs and saw a decrease in its...
Curfews imposed, National Guard activated following violence
Jun. 02, 2020 10:04 AM EDT
Governor says state on track to reopen; 2 veterans die
May. 07, 2020 09:10 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island has met several benchmarks that Gov. Gina Raimondo said Thursday will allow her to lift the state's stay-at-home order...
Governor to require masks when in public; RI adds 241 cases
May. 05, 2020 10:45 AM EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Almost everyone in an indoor or outdoor public place in Rhode Island will be required to wear a face mask starting Friday to help...
Rhode Island sets a new record for daily virus deaths
By David Klepper Apr. 24, 2020 10:23 AM EDT
Brown provides rooms for workers; 394 new cases reported
By Mark Pratt Apr. 21, 2020 11:19 AM EDT
State orders extended to May 8; Providence parks closed
Apr. 07, 2020 12:30 PM EDT