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By JOHN HOWELL Since it opened in 1951, the hospital on Toll Gate has been known as Kent. But that's going to change as soon as this April as part of a rebranding of the state's second largest hospital, president and CEO Robert Haffey told the Rotary more
“Essentially everything will be open in some form or fashion," the governor said. "The only way that’s going to work is if we work even harder, all of us, to follow the rules.” more
The governor said the pandemic has newly illuminated the “real human cost” of “institutional inequality” in Rhode Island and elsewhere across the country. more
Gov. Gina Raimondo on Monday laid out a broad, long-term plan for slowly reopening the state, announcing a four-phase plan to a “return to a new normal” as early as Monday, May 9. more
There is “light at the end of the tunnel,” Gov. Gina Raimondo said during her daily briefing on the COVID-19 crisis – but the coming days be the most decisive yet in terms of how … more
A limited reopening of non-essential retail stores will begin if the current stay-at-home order is lifted on May 9, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Monday, while plans are also in the works to allow … more
Kathy Nottell, 68, retired as a nurse from Kent Hospital five years ago. Now, with the state ready to open two field hospitals in preparation of a surge in coronavirus cases, she knows she can be of help. She could not watch idly as the more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE The number of coronavirus cases in Rhode Island jumped from three to five on Tuesday, health officials announced, while organizations across various segments of the community have canceled events and taken other steps aimed at curbing 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
During her press briefing on Friday afternoon, Gov. Gina Raimondo said she wants people to remember the guidelines surrounding gatherings and social distancing, adding that those rules include family and friends. more
New cases of COVID-19 – and the death toll from the disease – increased significantly on Tuesday, according to data provided by the Rhode Island Department of Health. more
Gov. Gina Raimondo debuted a new look, new format and new co-star in her Thursday coronavirus briefing, and she steered the hour-long session to a new audience — kids. more
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