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SBA schedules Webinar to help companies communicate through email during COVID-19...

The Rhode Island Small Business Administration’s Rhode Island District is providing important webinars for businesses, giving them tools that they can use...

What were all those sirens in Newport? First responders were showing...

Wondering about all the sirens throughout Newport earlier this afternoon? The caravan of firetrucks, ambulances, and police vehicles, was actually a display...

Newport Historical Society to continue ringing Colony House bells every Friday...

Following up on a successful event last week, the Newport Historical Society today announced that they will continue to ring the bells...

Newport Charter Yacht Show postponed

Organizers of the Newport Charter Yacht Show today announced in an email to participants and supporters that they have postponed the 2020 show.

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 20: 5,090 positive cases in Rhode...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Department of Health are scheduled to provide updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

Nonprofit receive $2.1 million in new COVID-19 aid to help Rhode...

Nonprofits helping Rhode Islanders struggling to cover the costs of food, rent and health care have been awarded another $2.1 million from...

Middletown to host Town Council meeting via teleconference all on Monday...

Middletown Town Council will host a Regular Meeting via telephone conference call on Monday, April 20th at 7 pm, here's what's on...

Obituary for Dorothy M. “Dot” Arend

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. It is with great sadness that the family of Dorothy...

Just My Opinion: Let’s take the politics out of the cure

So, a column came in the other day trashing President Trump, and an op-ed came in this morning trashing the Democrats. And...

VIDEO: RI National Guard members share messages to loved ones from...

Airmen and Soldiers of the Rhode Island National Guard share messages to loved ones amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. These interviews were conducted...

Deaths in Rhode Island developmental disability congregate care now totals five

Since April 1, the coronavirus has claimed five lives of four adults with developmental disabilities living in Rhode Island group homes and...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 19: Positive cases grows to 4,706,...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott are scheduled to provide updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s coronavirus...

Obituary for Robert X. “Happy” Mathews

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Robert X. “Happy” Mathews, 96 of North Kingstown, RI died...

RI Musician’s Virtual Tip Jar: Help Support Local Artists

The restrictions caused by the COVID-19 crisis have devastated the local music community. On the heels on of our successful tip jar...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 18: 4,491 positive cases, 137 total...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott are scheduled to provide updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s coronavirus...

Database: Multifamily and affordable housing properties subject to federal eviction moratoriums

The National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) released today a searchable database and interactive map of multifamily rental properties covered under the CARES Act...

Bike Newport, Daffodillion encourage a bike tour of over one million...

With 1,200,000 daffodils now in full bloom, Bike Newport, in partnership with Daffodillion, today announced that they are proceeding with their annual Tour...

The first Earth Day was a shot heard around the world

Maria Ivanova, University of Massachusetts Boston The first Earth Day protests, which took place on April 22, 1970 brought 20 million Americans –...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 17: 4,177 Rhode Islanders have tested...

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott provided updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)...

COVID-19 news highlights from around the nation (April 17)

All across this great nation there are local, independent online news publishers, like us, who are working 24/7 these days to bring...

Retired NUWC Division Newport employee quilting hundreds of cloth masks for...

The following story is by the Public Affairs Office at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport. When Tammy Ruggeri...

DEM reminds people to practice social distancing, stay local while outdoors

The Department of Environmental Management (DEM today) is reminding residents to safely enjoy the outdoors by taking the necessary precautions of gathering...

Band of the Day – Jenn Lombari/Stubborn Hearts

With many professional musicians out of work due to the COVID-19 crisis, we’re featuring different local artists/bands here regularly.

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 16: COVID-19 associated deaths up to...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Department of Health Director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott made several announcements today about the state’s response to coronavirus...

Rudi Hempe: What’s Gardening?

The coronavirus pandemic has curtailed all sorts of activities this spring but for many homeowners there is one that can be therapeutic,...