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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...

LIVE BLOG – COVID-19: The latest local updates

Please note: This story is being updated as new information comes in. Please check back for any updates. 

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...

Winner Winner Offers Buckets of Love

In partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County, the team at Fifth Ward chicken shop Winner Winner is helping...

State parks, beaches closed effective Friday

During her press briefing today, Governor Raimondo ordered all state parks and beaches closed effective Friday, April 3rd due to the COVID-19...

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)...

Tracking COVID-19: The latest local, national, and global data

Governor Raimondo today (March 31st) announced four more deaths in R.I. due to COVID-19. There have been 86 more positive COVID-19 cases...

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...

Video: The fashionable history of social distancing

Anurag Papolu, The Conversation This video is based on an article by Einav Rabinovitch-Fox, professor of history at Case Western Reserve University. ...

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...

Photos: ‘Hearts For Healthcare Workers’ in North Kingstown

The parents of a six-year-old in North Kingstown yesterday told What's Up Rhode Island photographer Morgan Macia that their daughter wanted to make this...

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...

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...

Feeling overwhelmed? Approach coronavirus as a challenge to be met, not...

Bethany Teachman, University of Virginia You have a choice to make when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic. Do you treat this time as...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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. 

Non-essential retail businesses order closed March 30 – April 13

Governor Raimondo announced today several new executive orders including an order that all non-essential retail businesses must close starting on Monday, until...

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.

Boys & Girls Clubs across RI open registration to provide childcare...

The Boys & Girls Clubs in Rhode Island have partnered with the Department of Human Services and Lifespan to provide quality, school...