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By DANIEL KITTREDGE Flanked by doctors from three hospitals, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Nov. 12 said Rhode Island's health care system is becoming "e;overwhelmed"e; as COVID-19 cases continue to surge - and that the state is rapidly approaching the point at which more
The latest warning came as Rhode Island, for the third consecutive day, set a single-day record in the number of new COVID-19 cases reported by the Department of Health. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE A week after lowering Rhode Island's social gathering limit from 15 to 10 people, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Nov. 5 announced seven additional restrictions - including a two-week stay-at-home advisory during overnight hours and earlier more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE In the fight against COVID-19, Rhode Island is heading quickly back up the curve - and that development is spurring a rollback of some aspects of the state's reopening as officials seek to curb the spread of the coronavirus. During a more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE What Gov. Gina Raimondo recently described as Rhode Island's "e;wrong path"e; in the fight against COVID-19 has led to what she calls a "e;bad place"e; - and "e;everything's on the table,"e; including a step backward in the state's reopening more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE An additional investment is being made in a campaign to support outdoor commerce and activities across the state, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday, while the "show will go on" - with restrictions - as trick-or-treaters prepare more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Outbreaks at Providence College and the University of Rhode Island have driven a recent uptick in the state's COVID-19 numbers, Gov. Gina Raimondo said Wednesday, while the majority of cases identified within Rhode Island's K-12 more
Three local nonprofits are among 19 organizations across the state will be able to help Rhode Islanders with food, rent, utilities and other expenses thanks to $1 million in the latest round of grants from the COVID-19 Response Fund at the Rhode Island more
FROM STAFF REPORTS Gov. Gina Raimondo made an announcement last Friday that the state, along with the Rhode Island Interscholastic League, would be allowing most high school sports to be played this fall regardless of whether schools are learning in more
By LAURA WEICK During a discussion with Gov. Gina Raimondo, Dr. Anthony Fauci explained that Rhode Island's low COVID-19 infection rate and concerns regarding remote learning may make it safe for students to return to school, as long as they follow more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Framing it as a "e;moral obligation"e; to Rhode Island's children, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday made perhaps her most forceful case yet for the push to return as many students to classrooms as possible starting next month. The governor more
By Laura Weick After more than a month of preparing for hybrid classes, the Warwick School Committee voted 4-1 Tuesday night for schools to move completely online this fall... more
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