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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...

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...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Stefan Pryor, Secretary of Commerce for State...

What's Up Newp presents WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Stefan Pryor, Secretary of Commerce for the State of Rhode Island on Friday, May...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 14: Daily Press Briefing &...

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

WUN-ONE-ONE: Restaurant Roundtable – A conversation with five local restaurateurs about...

As part of our ongoing WUN-ON-ONE series, today we'll be hosting a restaurant roundtable at 3 pm. Local restaurants will speak about...

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...

Rhode Island businesses required to develop a written COVID-19 Control Plan...

As part of Governor Raimondo's Reopening RI plan, all businesses must develop a written COVID-19 Control Plan outlining how its workplace...

Aquidneck Island communities launch joint recovery effort

Aquidneck Island’s three municipalities are banding together to help the island’s economy recover from the COVID-19 outbreak. The City...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee joins us to chat about the impact COVID-19 has had on small businesses in Rhode Island, to...

Newport City Manager signs Executive Order allowing all restaurants to offer...

Newport City Manager Joe Nicholson on Tuesday signed an Executive Order that will allow all existing victualing licenses offering service at tables...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 13: Daily Press Briefing &...

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will hold their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 2:30 pm. What’s...

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...

Middletown accepting applications for outdoor dining

Middletown has passed an executive order that will permit the temporary expansion of outdoor dining at local restaurants.

RI Hospitality Association and RI Hospitality Education Foundation announce free training...

The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) and RI Hospitality Education Foundation (RIHEF) today announced that they wil lbe hosting free workforce training and...

EOHHS program earmarks $8.2M in additional wages to congregate care workers

Governor Raimondo on Tuesday announced that the state has committed $8.2 million in additional wages to congregate care workers who make less...

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...

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...

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...

Restaurants can reopen for outdoor dining beginning May 18th

During her COVID-19 press briefing today, Governor Raimondo announced that restaurants will be allowed to reopen for on-premise outdoor dining beginning Monday,...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 11: Daily Press Briefing &...

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

Portsmouth Press receives $25,000 grant through the Facebook Journalism Project’s relief...

Last Thursday, Facebook announced that more than 200 news organizations  eill receive nearly $16 million in grants that stem from $25 million...

People’s Credit Union donates $20,000 to help support area food pantries

In response to the overwhelming demand for food assistance caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, People's Credit Union today announced that they will...

Brian C. Jones: A visitor appears in our backyard, is it...

THE DOG notices it first. Perched atop a tall fence that separates our backyard from a neighbor’s, the creature...

East Providence Jeweler recognizes Miriam Hospital critical care nurses, while supporting...

MRT Jewelers, 927 Warren Ave., East Providence this week will show its appreciation for critical care and Intensive Care nurses at the...

COVID-19 in Rhode Island – May 9: Daily Press Briefing, conference...

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