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COVID Daily Update – April 1st: Governor Raimondo provides several updates,...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today made several announcements today about the state's response to COVID-19. RI Delivers: Today the state...

Newport Gulls postpone 20th Anniversary Celebration Alumni Weekend

The Newport Gulls Baseball Club today announced that they have  decided to postpone the 20th Anniversary Celebration Alumni Weekend to 2021.

Middletown closing all town beaches and parks

The Town of Middletown today released the following press release regarding the temporary closure of beaches and parks in Middletown beginning...

Three Newport Firefighters test positive for COVID-19

Three members of the Newport Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Office of the City Manager.

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 1: Governor, Department of Health provide...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Dr. James McDonald, who is one of the Medical Directors at the Rhode Island Department of Health...

Coronavirus Update – March 31st: 488 positive cases in R.I.

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole, Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) made several announcements...

Senator Euer celebrates preservation of 204 affordable housing units at...

Sen. Dawn Euer is heralding the sale of the Festival Field Apartments as a victory for much-needed affordable housing in Newport.

City of Newport partnering with Meals on Wheels

The following was submitted by Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for the City of Newport.  The City of Newport is...

COVID-19 Press Conference – March 31: Governor, Director of Health provide...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH will provide updates about Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

Rhode Island Judiciary closes courthouses in Newport County, Washington County

The Rhode Island Judiciary announced Tuesday that Murray Judicial Complex (Newport County) and McGrath Judicial Complex (Washington County) will close on April...

Rhode Island economy is the second most exposed to coronavirus, report...

With the U.S. stock market having lost over 20 percent of its value and the U.S. government passing a historic $2 trillion stimulus package, WalletHub today...

Coronavirus Update – March 30th: 408 positive cases in R.I.

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole, Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) made several announcements...

Rhode Island K-12 students to continue with distant learning until May

Rhode Island's public schools will continue with distant learning through all of April, Governor Gina Raimono ordered Monday, citing the ongoing coronavirus...

COVID-19 Press Conference – March 30: Governor, Director of Health provide...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH will provide updates about Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

R.I. developmental disability providers seek rate hikes to cope with unprecedented...

Rhode Island’s providers of developmental disability services can expect help from state coffers as early as this week to compensate for losses...

City of Newport to begin weekly food distribution

The following was written/submitted by Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for the City of Newport. The City of Newport on...

What’s Up Podcast: John Marion, executive director of Common Cause in...

John Marion, executive director of Common Cause Rhode Island, talks with WUN's Frank Prosnitz about the challenges that COVID - 19 puts on...

Newport City Council to host workshop on COVID-19, North End Urban...

Newport City Council will gather remotely via conference call at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, March 31st for the purpose of a COVID-19...

Mayor’s Update for March 29, 2020

The following is an email update received from Newport Mayor Jamie Bova. What's Up Newp is re-sharing this info in the interest...

Coronavirus Update – March 29th: 294 positive cases in R.I., more...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today made several announcements about the state's response to the COVID-19 crisis.  Watch: Governor provides...

Watch: Governor provides COVID-19 update (March 29th)

Governor Raimondo hosting her daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm. Updates as they...

Salve Regina University launches ‘Virtual Salve’ site to coordinate community’s digital...

The following was written by Matthias Boxler. As Salve Regina’s students and faculty will commence with remote learning on...

Coronavirus Update – March 28th: 239 positive cases in R.I., 5...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott today made several announcements about the state's response to the COVID-19 crisis. 

Watch: Governor, Director of Health COVID-19 update (March 28th)

Governor Raimondo and Director of Health Dr. Alexander-Scott will host their daily COVID-19 press briefing today(March 28th) at 1 pm.

2 deaths from COVID-19 reported in Rhode Island

Two persons with underlying medical conditions are the first Rhode Islanders to die from COVID-related illness, the Rhode Island Department of Health...