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By PEDER SCHAEFER As tax revenues across the country drop due to the coronavirus pandemic, local officials are grappling with how to respond, but are being forced to wait until Congress decides on a possible stimulus package for state and local more
Starting next week, Raimondo said the state and cooperating business groups will be distributing a half million masks as well as disinfecting solution to small businesses of 50 or fewer employees — retailers, restaurants, manufacturers and others. more
Face to face Jeane Retelle, recreation director at the Kent Regency Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center wasn't going to let Mother's Day slip by without celebrating the 100th birthday of one of their talented and, as we at the paper discovered, more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Four proposed amendments to the city's charter have been recommended for placement on the November election ballot, including expanded veto authority for the mayor, language aimed at curbing ward gerrymandering, a new minimum balance more
Rhode Island's statewide arts and humanities agencies will receive $840,600 in federal funds designated for relief to arts and cultural organizations affected by the COVID-19 health crisis, according to a joint statement by the Rhode Island State Council more
Students are recognized for achieving academic success using the following designations: Highest Honors: Those students who achieved a grade point average of 4.0 or above with no grade lower than A- in any course. High Honors: Those students who achieved more
If anything, this pandemic has starkly defined how much we value and depend upon connecting with each other. We see it when visits to elderly friends and family are not recommended, and even impossible if they are in a nursing home or hospital. We see it more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE High school graduations won't take place in a traditional sense this spring, but Cranston's graduating seniors will still get to cross the stage. During an online work session Monday, Cranston Public Schools Superintendent Jeannine more
AAA Northeast reopened the majority of its eight Rhode Island branch offices Monday, May 11, following strict social distancing procedures and CDC guidelines for the protection and benefit of … more
By DANIEL KITTREDGE Editor's note: This story combines updates from the governor's daily briefings on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Rhode Island's restaurants will be able to welcome patrons for limited outdoor dining starting May 18, Gov. Gina more
Four local nonprofits on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis are among dozens of organizations getting grants from a special fund created by the Rhode Island Foundation and the United Way of Rhode Island. The COVID-19 Response Fund awarded $1.4 million more
By MERI R. KENNEDY Editor's note: Due to the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations have canceled or postponed events scheduled for the coming weeks. We advise readers to check on the status of various events, and we will provide updates as they become more
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