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The waters of the Pawtuxet River, as measured from a testing site near Rhodes on the Pawtuxet, have seen a significant drop in some key pollutants in recent years, according to the program director of the University of Rhode Island's more
Raimondo’s warning came after several states in the region, including Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, imposed new travel restrictions on Rhode Islanders. more
As the governor asked Rhode Islanders to keep in mind those who have lost loved ones, she also said that these numbers were encouraging, as the overall trend continues to be a decline in new cases, and that testing has been the key to that success. more
The program will take place at four Stop & Shop supermarket locations in North Providence, Cranston, Pawtucket and Newport. The state will conduct tests of 5,000 randomly selected residents, who will be contacted by mail to appear. more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE What promises to be one of the most closely watched contests in Rhode Island this election season has come into sharp focus. On Monday, Republican Barbara Ann Fenton-Fung, wife of Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, filed paperwork with the more
This week, we're joined by Justin Goncarek of Warwick's OceanSide Graphics, which has partnered with the office of Lt. Gov. Dan McKee for the website rismallbusiness.org. more
Calls for service have "e;dropped dramatically"e; as a result of social distancing, Cranston Police Chief Col. Michael Winquist said Monday - "e;probably by about two-thirds on any given day."e; Warwick Police Chief Col. Rick more
Easter is normally a time for most families to get together, break bread, share hugs and take part in an egg hunt, but Gov. Gina Raimondo pleaded with Rhode Islanders today to keep social distancing to help contain COVID-19 (coronavirus). more
Rhode Island is on course to enter the second phase of its reopening plan on June 1, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Friday – and while a focus on “keeping your group size small and … more
By JACOB MARROCCO The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on Census outreach and response, and Common Cause RI Executive Director John Marion said it will need to get better in the coming months. Marion told the Beacon in an interview on more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Libraries are the "e;great equalizers in our society,"e; Cranston Public Library Director Ed Garcia said Tuesday morning - a place where all people, regardless of their economic status, can freely access books and other materials for more
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