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COVID-19 Daily Update – April 12: Positive COVID-19 cases in Rhode...

Because of the wind and heavy rain forecast for Monday, April 13th, all outdoor coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing sites in Rhode...

COVID–19’s Shelter in Place brings spike in domestic...

Amidst signs of a sharp increase in domestic abuse in Rhode Island, agencies are determined to ensure that victims receive the full...

A Newporter’s COVID-19 ‘billboard’ has a new message, aimed at passerby...

Suzi Van Ness has posted a new message on her homegrown billboard-of- hope that may add cheer to both humans and their...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 11: 334 new positive cases of...

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

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 11: Governor, Department of Health provide...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo will provide updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) response on Saturday, April 11th, at...

COVID-19 hits DD Group Homes in Rhode Island

A total of 23 adults with developmental disabilities in Rhode Island group homes — not quite 2 percent of all the 1180...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 10: 288 new positive cases of...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), made several announcements...

What’s Up Podcast: Neil Steinberg, CEO of Rhode Island Foundation, discusses...

Neil D. Steinberg, president and Chief Executive Officer of the Rhode Island Foundation joins WUN’s Frank Prosnitz, talking about some $10 million...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 10: Governor, Department of Health provide...

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

RITBA: Newport Pell Bridge eastbound toll booths hours of operation temporarily...

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) today announced that due to reduced overnight traffic due to the effects of COVID-19, the...

Visualizing the virus

Colette Gaiter, University of Delaware As a professor of visual communications, I can’t help but notice all the images of COVID-19 that have...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 9th: Rhode Island reports 277 new...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), made several announcements...

Brian C. Jones: Difficult choices for those most at risk from...

AS COVID-19 CONTINUES its rampage across America, I’ve joined an exclusive club whose members have just one thing in common – poor...

Reflections on one month of social distancing

Today marks one month that I’ve been practicing social distancing, though it feels like much longer. I returned home from a weekend...

2020 Black Ships Festival postponed

Organizers of the Black Ships Festival today announced that they have postponed the 2020 edition of the festival. "The...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 9: Governor, Department of Health provide...

Governor Raimondo and Director of Health Alexander-Scott will provide their daily COVID-19 press briefing today at 1 pm. What's...

What does ‘recovered from coronavirus’ mean? 4 questions answered about how...

Tom Duszynski, IUPUI The coronavirus is certainly scary, but despite the constant reporting on total cases and a climbing death toll, the reality...

Guest View: Assembly does not need to meet during height of...

The following was written by Dominick J. Ruggerio (D-District 4, Providence North Providence), President of the Senate and Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-District...

City of Newport: COVID-19 related processing delays reflected in utility bills

The City of Newport today announced that bank delays have lead to inaccurate past due amounts. The Announcement:

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 8: 220 new positive cases of...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), today made several...

What’s Up Podcast: Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea discusses COVID-19 crisis

Secretary of State Nellie Gorbea today joined What's Up's Frank Prosnitz to discuss changes her office is making during this coronavirus crisis...

Six local nonprofits get COVID-19 aid to help residents with food,...

The Rhode Island Foundation today announced that six local nonprofits on the frontlines of responding to the COVID-19 crisis are among the...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 8: Governor, Department of Health provide...

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

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 7: Governor extends restrictions on gatherings,...

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), today made several...

COVID-19’s uncertainties have yet to derail school building projects statewide

School building projects, many strongly suggested by a Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) report identifying schools statewide needing billions of dollars...