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The state of Rhode Island is getting more serious about its orders for people to stay in isolation or self-quarantine during the coronavirus pandemic. more
Joe Weintraub of Cranston has worked for Delta Airlines for 33 years. He was faithfully manning the ticket counter mid-morning Monday when he got his first visitor - actually this reporter - of the day. Commenting on the emptiness of the more
Calls for service have "e;dropped dramatically"e; as a result of social distancing, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael Winquist said Monday - "e;probably by about two-thirds on any given day."e; Warwick Police Chief Col. Rick more
It’s now been more than two weeks since Warwick Public Schools made the unprecedented transition to distance learning, with plans to continue the process through to the end of April in … more
By JOHN HOWELL A seamstress with her own shop in the basement of her Gaspee Plateau home, Kim Larson knew she wanted to do her part to fulfill the need for face masks for health care providers as hospitals prepare for a surge in COVID-19 patients. Now more
Editor's note: This piece is the first in a planned set of exchanges between local journalists in Warwick, Rhode Island, and Warwick, England, during the COVID-19 crisis. By PHIL HIBBLE These are, indeed, unprecedented times, which means we are all more
Rhode Island’s COVID-19 death toll, case count and hospitalization numbers continue to rise, while Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday said a stepped-up contact tracing system is in development to … more
Calls for service have "e;dropped dramatically"e; as a result of social distancing, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael Winquist said Monday - "e;probably by about two-thirds on any given day."e; Warwick Police Chief Col. Rick more
Three more Rhode Islanders – all nursing home residents – have died as a result of COVID-19, prompting a new call from state health officials for workers in those facilities and other … more
Two additional Rhode Islanders died of COVID-19 since Sunday’s update, for a total of 27 fatalities since the epidemic reached the Ocean State. more
The Gaspee Days Committee on Sunday announced that all of this year’s Gaspee Days events have been canceled in light of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. “The Gaspee Days Committee has been … more
Eight more Rhode Islanders have died as a result of COVID-19, Gov. Gina Ramondo said in a 1 p.m. briefing Sunday, and she implored residents to take social distancing seriously as the virus enters its “rapid spread” phase. more
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