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  Editor's note: This story appears on our websites as part of a new partnership between Beacon Communications and East Bay Newspapers to share coverage of the COVID-19 crisis. Rhode … more
The two-week self-quarantine order for members of the Cranston High School West community expired on Friday – and Mayor Allan Fung has a new message for those who might see the occasion as a reason to celebrate in group settings. more
Editor's note: This story appears on our websites as part of a new partnership between Beacon Communications and East Bay Newspapers to share coverage of the COVID-19 crisis. Gov. Gina M. … more
The General Assembly’s four-member Disaster Emergency Funding Board on Thursday approved Gov. Gina Raimondo’s request for authority to borrow up to $300 million – a move the … more
Beacon Communications, publisher of the Warwick Beacon, … more
The state's second largest hospital, Kent Hospital, is geared up for a surge in COVID-19 cases, more than doubling its intensive care unit beds from 15 to 35 and is preparing to increase the personal protective equipment (PPE) available more
The City Council on March 19 extended Mayor Allan Fung's declaration of emergency for Cranston, although the final vote was split - and the debate over the action at times became charged. Citywide Councilman Steve Stycos and Ward 3 more
The city has continued to see widespread disobedience of statewide social distancing mandates and a recent local order closing recreation fields, Mayor Allan Fung said Tuesday. more
Citywide Councilman Steve Stycos announced his candidacy for mayor during a Facebook Live event on Tuesday night, citing education, government transparency and accessibility, open space preservation … more
As the COVID-19 crisis has unfolded, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung has been posting videos of visits to various municipal departments. The videos feature department heads and key staffers outlining … more
NOTE: FOLLOW THIS LINK TO DONATE The Rhode Island Foundation and United Way of Rhode Island on March 20 announced that local nonprofit organizations on the frontlines of COVID-19 response can … more
As health officials announced the identification of 10 new positive COVID-19 cases in Rhode Island, Gov. Gina Raimondo on Wednesday said the state’s K-12 public schools will move to a … more
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