List: States with travel restrictions upon entry to Rhode Island

Rhode Island began implementing a mandatory 14-day quarantine for anyone coming to Rhode Island from any state with 5% or greater positivity...

RIDOH: Third Beach and Easton’s Beach can reopen for swimming

This story was originally published at 5:19 pm on August 6th. It has been updated. The Rhode Island Department...

Governor Raimondo, Dr. Fauci to discuss reopening schools during virtual forum...

Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that she will be joined by Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy...

Newport City Council to host next Regular Meeting on August 12,...

Newport, RI - Newport City Council will host their next Regular Council Meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, August 12th.

Portsmouth Town Council to host Council Meeting on August 11, here’s...

Portsmouth, RI - On August 11, the Portsmouth Town Council will houst a regular Town Council Meeting. This...

VIDEO & RECAP: Governor Raimondo COVID-19 Update | August 5

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 5th to...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Senator Dawn Euer

Senator Dawn Euer (D. District 13, Newport & Jamestown) will join What's Up Newp for a live video conversation on Wednesday, August...

VIDEO: Newport City Council workshop, COVID-19 crisis update

Newport City Council will be meeting virtually today at 4:30 pm for a COVID-19 update and to vote on an extension of...

First, Second, and Third Beach will temporarily close this week due...

Newport, RI - The Town of Middletown and City of Newport today announced plans to close local beaches temporarily this week due...

Representative Carson, Ruggiero speak up against efforts to merge RITBA and...

Newport, RI - Representative Lauren Carson (D. District 75, Newport) and Representative Deborah Ruggiero ( D. District 74, Jamestown and Middletown) both...

Representative Cortvriend to host a talk with Secretary of State Nellie...

Portsmouth, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend recently announced that she will host her 30th "Talks with Terri" with special guest Nellie Gorbea,...

Agenda for Newport Planning Board Regular Meeting on August 3

The Newport Planning Board will hold their regular monthly meeting remotely on Monday, August 3rd at 6:30 pm. Here's a copy of...

Rhode Island is 3rd best state for health care, study says

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted medical care in countless ways, from postponing elective surgeries to moving many visits online. To shed some...

City of Newport taking steps to increase its COVID-19 related enforcement...

Ahead of what would have normally been one of the busiest weekends of the summer, the City of Newport today announced it...

Expect increased enforcement in and around Newport Harbor beginning this weekend

Newport, RI - The City of Newport today issued a press release advising boaters to expect increased enforcement in and around Newport...

City stepping up litter patrols, encouraging businesses to “Adopt a Barrel”

With an increase in the amount of trash being generated by COVID-19 related regulations, the City of Newport is encouraging businesses and...

Representative Carson applauds city, state for grant to address flooding around...

Rep. Lauren H. Carson yesterday congratulated Newport officials on being awarded a $500,000 state grant to help address sea-rise related flooding in...

City of Newport reminding residents to register to vote

Newport, RI - The City’s Canvassing Office is reminding Newporters that the deadline to register to vote for the upcoming Sept. 8th primary...

VIDEO & RECAP: Governor Raimondo’s Weekly COVID-19 Press Briefing

Providence, RI - Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday,...

RIDOH, DEM, and American Forests launch heat mapping effort

As a part of ongoing efforts to better understand how extreme heat disproportionately impacts communities in Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department...

VIDEO: Newport City Council Workshop – COVID-19 Crisis Update

Newport City Council met in a workshop at 4:30 pm on Tuesday, July 28th to receive a COVID-19 Crisis Update from City...

Representative Cortvriend to host a virtual chat with General Treasurer Seth...

Portsmouth, RI - Representative Terri-Denise Cortvriend will host her #29 "Talks with Terri" this Wednesday, July 29th starting at 9:00 a.m. via...

Town of Middletown restricts beach parking until 6 pm

Until further notice, access to all Middletown beach parking lots will be restricted to only resident and non- resident season pass holders...

Governor Raimondo signs 16 bills into law

Governor Gina M. Raimondo yesterday signed sixteen bills into law. The bills came to her after the General Assembly approved them in both chambers.Below...

RIDOH recommends Reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels.