COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 18: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health host their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm.

URI announces Class of 2020 Academic Excellence Award winners

Each year, the University of Rhode Island honors graduating seniors for their superior academic achievement. Their selection is based on grade point...

Trinity Church welcomes Reverend Timothy J. Watt as new rector

Trinity Episcopal Church has announced the calling of the Reverend Timothy J. Watt as its new rector. Reverend Watt...

Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport receives new Commanding Officer

Story by Public Affairs Office, Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport Capt. Chad F. Hennings relieved Capt. Michael R. Coughlin...

Governor Raimondo details metrics for moving between phases of reopening

Governor Raimondo laid out four different metrics, in addition to the state’s operational response, that officials are tracking as they consider moving...

John E. Fogarty Foundation awards more than $175,000 in grants to...

The John E. Fogarty Foundation for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities today announced it has awarded over $175,000 in grants to...

Emergency court measures extended to June 1st; Washington, Newport County courthouses...

An executive order issued today by Rhode Island Supreme Court ChiefJustice Paul A. Suttell continues emergency measures that were first implemented on...

Summer camps, other youth summer programs can begin to operate in...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided an update...

Easton’s Beach bath house and reserved parking hang-tag program discontinued due...

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and ongoing health concerns, both the bath house and reserved parking hangtag programs at Easton’s Beach...

Middletown DMV branch will reopen on Monday

Middletown, RI - The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced today that, in keeping with Governor Raimondo’s efforts to restart...

NUWC Division Newport releases 2019 Annual Overview

Story by Public Affairs Office | Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport Strategic...

City of Newport’s 4th of July fireworks display will be postponed,...

In the best case scenario, the City of Newport's Fourth Of July Fireworks Display will be postponed until August, September, or this...

Recap: Newport City Council Meeting | May 13th

Newport City Council hosted a regular council meeting this evening. Here's what was on the agenda and how the votes landed.

How the Lyme disease epidemic is spreading and why ticks are...

Durland Fish, Yale University In the 1970s, an epidemic of mysterious arthritis-like symptoms began spreading among children in the lushly wooded area around...

RIDE approves Stage II application to build new Rogers High School,...

The Stage II Application for a new Rogers High School and addition at Pell Elementary School has been approved and is moving...

Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund awards $20,000 in grants

In response to community need and challenges brought about by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Newport Hospital’s Frederick Henry Prince Memorial Fund this...

Newport Water Division releases 2019 Consumer Confidence Report

The City of Newport’s Water Division announced this week that the 2019 Consumer Confidence Report ( CCR ) is now available. Readers...

What’s Up This Week in Newport County: May 12 – 18

Here are a few things happening this week in and around Newport County. This story will be updated as...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 12: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will hold their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm. What’s...

How to get groceries without going to the grocery store

If the thought of going grocery shopping gives you major anxiety right now, it’s not unwarranted. Coronavirus outbreaks have been reported at...

Portsmouth Town Council will host a regular council meeting tonight, here’s...

Portsmouth Town Council will host a virtual town council meeting on Monday night at 6:30 pm, here's what's on their agenda.

Nurses on the front lines: A history of heroism from Florence...

Leslie Neal-Boylan, University of Massachusetts Lowell Nurses are heroes of the COVID-19 crisis. May 12 is International Nurses Day, which commemorates the birthday...

Newport City Council to host COVID-19 workshop, Regular Council Meeting this...

Newport City Council will host two virtual meetings this week. On Tuesday evening at 4:30 pm, City Council will...

Local family’s generosity launches globally recognized early childhood literacy initiative at...

by the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center Dolly Parton’s surprise performance was a highlight of the 2019...

Senator Whitehouse proposes bill to slow the spread of COVID-19 in...

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse's office today announced that the Senator and Bob Casey (D-PA) are proposing a bill that would provide $20 billion...