Rhode Island lawmakers introduce police reform billTwo Rhode Island lawmakers introduced legislation Tuesday that would ban police from using chokeholds and require body-worn cameras for officers in every department statewide, among other things.San Francisco Chronicle Shared .
Fentanyl fuels alarming rise in accidental drug overdose deaths in RIAccording to the department, 356 accidental drug overdose deaths were recorded between January and November 2020, "more than any year on record to date." Data for the full year of 2020 will not be available until the department confirms cause and manner of death in some remaining cases.The Providence Journal Shared .
Raising the RI Works benefit increase will lift families out of deep povertyThe monthly benefit provided to families has not been increased in 30 years, while all other New England states have adjusted their benefit to help families' purchasing power keep up with inflation.Uprise RI Shared .
Wickford in Bloom returning June 26-27Historic Wickford, Inc. recently announced that it will be hosting Wickford in Bloom, Saturday, June 26 and Sunday, June 27, 2021, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.What's Up Newp Shared .
Today in Grateful Dead History: March 30, 1986 Providence Civic Center, Providence, RIThis is one of those Dead shows where you wished the setlist matched the bands fire the Dead are on tonight, but the second set song selection in particular pushes this show from a.Daily Dose Of The Dead Shared .
Coventry, Westerly, West Greenwich, and South Kingstown to host special elections on May 4Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding Rhode Islanders that special elections are scheduled in four communities across Rhode Island on May 4, 2021: - Coventry - Town Council, District 4 - South Kingstown - Special Referendum Election, one question totaling $85 million - West Greenwich - Town Council.What's Up Newp Shared .
Restore Greater Newport asks General Assembly to preserve Real Jobs RI in the upcoming budgetRestore Greater Newport today issued a press release calling on the Rhode Island General Assembly to increase funding for Real Jobs RI.What's Up Newp Shared .
January 2020 was beautiful2020 was undoubtedly a year we will look back on for the rest of our lives.Clara M. Crawford Shared .
Rhode Island nurse invents portable N95 mask preserverAn emergency room nurse at Providence, R.I.-based Roger Williams Medical Center invented a portable case for clinicians to store their N95 masks, reports NBC affiliate WJAR.Mackenzie Bean Shared .
Rhode Island College announces plan to return to in-person learningThe fall semester begins in August, and will be conducted mostly in-person. Some classes will be offered online in synchronous, asynchronous and or hybrid formats.ABC6 Shared .
Providence police saw surge in mental health calls in 2020PROVIDENCE, R.I. â The Providence police last year dealt with a huge increase in the number of calls for people going through a mental health crisis, which police and experts say was in large part because of the coronavirus pandemic.WHDH 7News Shared .
RI Health Department: Easter is coming, get tested for COVIDThe Rhode Island Health Department is reminding people to get tested for COVID if they plan to gather for Easter.The Providence Journal Shared .
Rhode Island Signs Participating Addendum with DroneUp Providing Public Sector Agencies Access to Drone ServicesVIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ - DroneUp, LLC and the State of Rhode Island have signed a Participating Addendum for the NASPO ValuePoint contract for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle services.DroneUp Shared .
Desperate Millennials trying to appeal to Gen Z: Hasbro looking to hire Nerf Chief TikTok OfficerThe desperate Millennials over at Hasbro are looking to hire someone who is skilled at TikTok to make Nerf-related videos in...WHDH 7News Shared .
2 independent pharmacies in Rhode Island now offer vaccinesPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Two independent pharmacies in Rhode Island started offering...The Edwardsville Intelligencer Shared .
Rhode Island on target to make all adults vaccine eligiblePROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island is on track to meet Gov. Dan McKee's target of making everyone in the state age 16 and older eligible to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine by April 19, health...AP NEWS Shared .
Obituary: Carol LelandCarol Leland, 57, of Middletown, Rhode Island, passed away on March 28, 2021, at home with her loving family by her side.What's Up Newp Shared .
WATCH: A conversation with Cortney Nicolato, President and CEO of United Way of Rhode IslandOn April 1, Rhode Islanders will have the opportunity to support any of more than 300 local nonprofits when 401Gives, the state's largest single day of giving, returns.What's Up Newp Shared .
Planning for baby: Topics to discuss with your partner before baby arrivesPlanning for baby includes so many things - gadgets and names, but be sure to talk to your partner about these important topics too!Providence Mom Shared .
Senator Cynthia MendesBill Bartholomew welcomes newly elected Senator Cynthia Mendes fro a conversation about her victorious campaign against a powerful institutionalist senator, bringing the power of the people to the halls of government, her policy goals, and her personal experiences with C19.The Bartholomewtown Podcast Shared .
2 independent pharmacies in Rhode Island now offer vaccinesPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Two independent pharmacies in Rhode Island started offering...Houston Chronicle Shared .
RI Health Department: Easter is coming, get tested for COVIDThe Rhode Island Health Department is reminding people to get tested for COVID if they plan to gather for Easter.MSN Shared .
How Rhode Island's takeover of Providence schools unraveled before it really got startedLess than two years into the stake takeover of Providence schools, the relationship between the teachers' union and the education commissioner has deteriorated beyond repair.The Boston Globe Shared .
Bill would prohibit teaching of racism and sexism in Rhode IslandA bill introduced in the General Assembly argues discussion of inherent racism or sexism has no place in Rhode Island classrooms.MSN Shared .
Rhode Island State House Monday, March 29, 2021Monday, March 29, 2021 4pm House Committee on Innovation, Internet, and Technology Presentation Overview of the information technology systems in use across state agencies and cybersecurity Bijay Kumar, Chief Digital Officer, Rhode Island Division of Information Technology; Brian Tardiff, Chief Information Security Officer, Rhode Island Division...Uprise RI Shared .
How Rhode Island's takeover of Providence schools unraveled before it really got startedLess than two years into the stake takeover of Providence schools, the relationship between the teachers' union and the education commissioner has deteriorated beyond repair.MSN Shared .
Rhode Island ER nurse invents N95 mask preserverPROVIDENCE, R.I. A local emergency room nurse is hoping to protect his fellow healthcare workers with his new invention that preserves N95 masks.ABC6 Shared .
Mobile drives Rhode Island sports betting growth in FebruaryRhode Island's regulated sports betting market saw total wagers increase by 21 per cent in February to $34.1m.Gaming Intelligence Shared .
'Swinburne' on Pelham Street in Newport sells for $4.55 millionGustave White Sotheby's International Realty today announced the sale of 115 Pelham Street. The property recently sold for $4,550,000.What's Up Newp Shared .
Regulators decline to use ratepayer funds for Aquidneck Island gas plansRI regulators ruled against an initial $4.9 million for National Grid to flesh out a plan to meet a projected shortfall on Aquidneck Island.The Providence Journal Shared .
R.I. opens vaccine eligibility to parts of Cranston and North ProvidencePROVIDENCE Gov. Daniel J. McKee announced that people in hard-hit neighborhoods of Cranston and North Providence will be eligible for vaccination for COVID-19 starting Tuesday, when the state expects to release another 5,500 appointments.Providence Business News Shared .
Gerry Goldstein: A time for talking up our languageYou've got to sympathize with people who set out to learn English. The well documented pitfalls of our mother tongue can be summed up by this waggish, head-spinning advice to those who try: "English is difficult."What's Up Newp Shared .
Historical Report Released As Part Of Reparations Effort In ProvidenceDemocratic Mayor Jorge Elorza said the city will next hire a consultant to help facilitate community discussion and gather feedback as it weighs what its reparations program should look like.News Shared .
Northborough police confiscate six guns, arrest Rhode Island manNorthborough police recovered two AR-15s and four other rifles and arrested a Rhode Island man on more than two dozen gun-related charges.MetroWest Daily News Shared .
Consumer Alert: Rhode Islanders could owe state taxes on unemploymentIf you received unemployment benefits during the pandemic last year, you could end up with an unexpected tax bill.WJAR Shared .
Approximately 5,500 new COVID vaccination appointments will be made available on Tuesday at 9 amGovernor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health today announced that approximately 5,500 new COVID vaccination appointments will be made available tomorrow at 9 a.m.What's Up Newp Shared .
Rhode Island Supreme Court denies motion in Champlin's Marina expansionThe Rhode Island Supreme Court has denied a joint motion that would have allowed for the expansion of Champlin's Marina on Block Island.WJAR Shared .
Latino Policy Institute releases poll of Providence Latino parents regarding COVID-19 impacts on local education"We have much to understand on the barriers Latino parents in Providence tackle each day in the health, education, and financial security of their families," said LPI Director Marcela Betancur.Uprise RI Shared .
Wilbury Theatre announces in-person performances of "Krapp's Last Tape"The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly announces a limited run of Krapp's Last Tape - Samuel Beckett's lauded one-act play about the effects of time and loneliness, and the longing for past glories.What's Up Newp Shared .
NEW: End State Takeover of Providence Schools, Says Teachers Union Head to RI LegislatorsThe announcement Monday by PTU boss Maribeth Calabro marks the latest in an increasingly heated battle between teachers - and the Rhode Island Department of Education and advocates for public charter schools.GoLocalProv Shared .
Health Insurance 101: Why health insurance cannot work like other insurance and Medicare for All is required"All taxpayers pay for our national defense against foreign attacks, and this is how we should think about defense against attack by disease."Uprise RI Shared .
Historical report could pave the way for reparations in RIProvidence released a lengthy historical report on racism on Monday as part of the Rhode Island capital city's efforts toÂ provide reparationsÂ to Black and Native American residents.WHDH 7News Shared .
Rhode Island sees a rise in COVID-19 cases among childrenPROVIDENCE, R.I. â Public health officials are monitoring a recent rise in new confirmed COVID-19 cases among children ages 10 to 14 in Rhode Island.WHDH 7News Shared .
Will the proposed multi-hub bus plan require RI to pay back past Federal grants?Also: Black Lives Matter RI PAC calls on Governor McKee to "create a committee made up of leaders in the community that represent the best interests of the people who use public transportation every day in the city of Providence."Uprise RI Shared .
Rhode Island sees rise in COVID-19 cases in childrenPROVIDENCE Public health officials are monitoring a recent rise in new confirmed COVID-19 cases among children ages 10 to 14 in Rhode Island.Westerly Sun Shared .
Red Sox Triple-A baseball enjoyed sustained success in Rhode IslandNow it's Worcester's turn to build on legacy at Polar Park.Telegram & Gazette Shared .
Judge Allows Lawsuit Challenging RI Law Deeming Life Sentence Inmates "Civilly Dead" to Move ForwardA federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a 100-year-old statute that declares inmates serving life sentences at the ACI to be dead in all respects with respect to all civil rights..GoLocalProv Shared .
What Sold: 25 Newport County real estate sales, transactionsReal estate, like any industry, is based on the foundation of supply and demand. Sellers are seeing premium prices for their homes due to low-interest rates and even lower inventory; which makes for a very competitive environment from a buyer's perspective.What's Up Newp Shared .
2nd suspect in equipment theft ring pleads guiltyPROVIDENCE, R.I. â One of nine people charged in connection with the thefts of excavators, boats, personal watercraft, all-terrain vehicles, and trailers worth a total of $700,000 from dealers in four New England states pleaded guilty on Monday, federal prosecutors said.WHDH 7News Shared .
Jacksonville Native Recognized For Saving Shipmate's Life In Rhode IslandAn officer candidate from Jacksonville has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for saving a shipmate's life.Bill Bortzfield Shared .
Now Hiring: 100+ job opportunities available in and around Newport right nowAll job opportunities were posted within the last seven days and are located within five miles of downtown Newport.What's Up Newp Shared .
Ivy Film Fest a Cohen, Kaling, TamblinOnline this year of course. The good news is that Brown Universitys annual Ivy Film Festival is open to all and free.Providence Daily Dose Shared .
Police: 17 arrested after confrontation with officers in Rhode IslandPolice inProvidence, Rhode Island arrested 17 individuals Sunday morning after a confrontation between officers and people outside a known after-hours biker hangout.KPTM Shared .
Shipwrecks around Rhode IslandOver the decades, ships and boats have been tossed and sunk in and near RI.The Providence Journal Shared .
Rhode Island's average gas price is down one cent, averaging $2.78 per gallon this weekToday's price is 15 cents higher than a month agoand 66 cents higher than March 29, 2020.What's Up Newp Shared .
Maurice Cunningham: How Did Ordinary Moms in Rhode Island Get the Money to Pay for a Poll? Hint: Dark MoneyMaurice Cunningham is a professor political science at the University of Massachusetts who has developed a unique talent for exposing the workings of Dark Money in education.Diane Ravitch's Blog Shared .
What to know: 5 key takeaways from 'truth-telling' report on RI racismKeith Stokes, vice president of the 1696 Heritage Group, highlighted the revelations when the report was unveiled.MSN Shared .
This Day in RI History: March 29, 1927, TV personality John McLaughlin is born in ProvidenceJohn McLaughlin was a Providence-born American television personality and political commentator most noted for his public affairs television show The McLaughlin Group.What's Up Newp Shared .
Is Tom Brady Rhode Island Sports Betting's Biggest Liability?Rhode Island sportsbooks lost money with local betting fans placing action on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to win the Super Bowl.LegalSportsBetting.com Shared .
Eight community health centers across Rhode Island get $33.5 million in COVID-19 response fundsThat money will be used to expand access to vaccines across the state, to reach underserved communities, and to support essential workers.ABC6 Shared .
350M available to Rhode Islanders for housing assistanceOn Friday, U.S. Senator Jack Reed joined state leaders in discussing how federal funds could be utilized to help keep renters and homeowners stably housed and improve public health and safety and access to affordable housing opportunities throughout the state.RICentral.com Shared .
Gun bills draw testimony from hundreds of Rhode IslandersSMITH HILL The House Judiciary Committee heard testimony from hundreds of Rhode Islanders on a package of nearly two dozen gun bills.RICentral.com Shared .
RI reports 5 COVID deaths, 1,036 new cases over last 3 daysHospitalizations remained flat while the new-case average continued increasing.MSN Shared .
Tiverton Land Trust to host Pardon Gray Egg Hunt on Easter SundayThis is a great family opportunity to celebrate the arrival of Spring, gather in a responsible fashion as Covid requirements ease, and enjoy the quiet beauty of Pardon Gray preserve, the 230 acre open space that serves the Tiverton community year â round.What's Up Newp Shared .
Rhode Island Lawmakers Hear Bill To Decriminalize All Drugs As Marijuana Legalization Measures Move ForwardA Rhode Island Senate panel last week heard initial testimony on legislation that would end criminal penalties for possessing small amounts of drugs and replace them with a $100 fine.Marijuana Moment Shared .
Updated) Visitors From These 23 States Must Quarantine When Traveling To Rhode IslandIf you are coming to Rhode Island from one of the 23 states listed below with a COVID-19 positivity rate greater than 5%.Newport Buzz Shared .
WATCH: A conversation with musician Charlie MarieCharlie Marie has a voice that will absolutely floor you, but what really makes the Rhode Island native stand out is her ability to write songs that tweak traditional country music tropes, or simply turn them on their head completely.What's Up Newp Shared .
Rhode Island sees a rise in COVID-19 cases among childrenPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Public health officials are monitoring a recent rise in new confirmed COVID-19 cases among children ages 10 to 14 in Rhode Island.AP NEWS Shared .
A conversation with Heather Hole Strout, MLK CenterHeather Hole Strout, Executive Director of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, will join What's Up Newp at noon on Tuesday, March 30.What's Up Newp Shared .
List: States with travel restrictions upon entry to Rhode IslandIf you've come to Rhode Island from ahot spot within the 50 states or DC, you must quarantine for 10 days or provide proof of a negative result from a COVID-19 test taken after arrival or within 72 hours before arrival.What's Up Newp Shared .
Rhode Island's Wonder Women — Part 2Put on Aretha Franklin’s hit &#; and settle in for a bit more female-focused knowledge.Blog Providence Shared .
RI puts out reminder: State taxes must be paid on unemployment compensationRhode Island issues reminder that taxes must be paid on unemployment compensation.The Providence Journal Shared .
R. David Cruise Sworn-in as Rhode Island Superior Court Judge"David is an honest, fair and thoughtful leader who brings decades of legal and government experience to the bench," said Governor Dan McKee.Newport Buzz Shared .
Newsletter: What's Up in Newport County Today: Monday, March 29Subscribe below and we'll deliver this right to your inbox everyday. Good Morning, >> Those who remember the old Reeses commercial "you got chocolate in my peanut butter" might appreciate the new collaboration between Rejects Brewery and Hoist and Crane Coffee.What's Up Newp Shared .
University Of Rhode Island: 'Hands-On' Engineering Continues At URI During PandemicUniversity Of Rhode Island: 'Hands-On' Engineering Continues At URI During Pandemic - North Kingstown, RI - Students in the senior capstone design program are assigned projects by companies that typically involve creating a new product, improvi...North Kingstown, RI Patch Shared .
Rhode Island getting more than $33M to boost vaccinationsPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Eight community health centers across Rhode Island are sharing more than $33 million in federal funding to boost coronavirus vaccination efforts, authorities said Monday.ABC6 Shared .
Rhode Island's Audrain Automobile Museum running motorcycle exhibit through mid-MayLooking for an excuse to get out for an early-season ride? If you're in New England, you can zip over to Newport, Rhode Island, to check out the Audrain Automobile Museum's new motorcycle exhibit.Adventure Rider Shared .
Rhode Island getting more than $33M to boost vaccinationsEight community health centers across Rhode Island are sharing more than $33 million in federal funding to boost coronavirus vaccination efforts, authorities said Monday.Chron Shared .
Providence unveils 'truth-telling' report on 4 centuries of racial injustice in RIProvidence Mayor Jorge Elorza unveiled on Monday a report exploring the depths of racial injustice perpetuated throughoutÂ Rhode Islandâs history.MSN Shared .
RI puts out reminder: State taxes must be paid on unemployment compensationIowa State University crew club boat capsized during practice, leaving one dead, another missing.MSN Shared .
RI Trooper Log: DUI, Driving W/O ConsentWARWICK, RI âÂ RI Trooper Log arrests March 20-28Â in and involving Warwick spanned charges for DUI, Â driving without consent, and missed court hearings.WarwickPost.com Shared .
Clifton ‘A' beat RI ‘A' in York Badminton League's ladies divisionClifton ‘A' scored a rare 6-3 home win over old rivals RI Monday / Wednesday ‘A' in ladies division one of the York Badminton League.York Press Shared .
Women's Tennis Falls at Rhode IslandThe Saint Joseph's women's tennis team saw its first road action on Sunday, falling to Rhode Island, 7-0, at the International Tennis Hall of Fame.Saint Joseph's University Shared .
HealthSource RI extends enrollment period through Aug. 15EAST PROVIDENCE HealthSource RI's new enrollment period has been extended through Sunday, Aug. 15, following President Bidens decision to create another opportunity for Americans to sign up for health.Westerly Sun Shared .
Petting booth raises money to help animal shelterA Rhode Island girl is getting cash for cuddles with her dog, and sending it to help other animals.WHDH 7News Shared .
Rhode Island congressional delegation to highlight vaccine need in underserved communitiesThe state's congressional delegation is highlighting the important role community health centers will play in getting more vaccines to people in underserved communities that have been hardest hit by COVID-19.WJAR Shared .
RI Authorities Investigating Fatal Crash on Highway RampA Rhode Island man died Saturday in a crash on a highway ramp, state police said.NBC10 Boston Shared .
Ri Pyong Chol Expresses Deep Concern over U.S. President's Statement Faulting DPRK's Regular TestfirePyongyang, March 27 - Ri Pyong Chol, secretary of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea , released the following statement on Friday.John Pike Shared .
Volleyball Swept at Rhode Island in Regular Season FinaleKingston, R.I. - The Fordham volleyball team finished the regular season with a three-set loss at Rhode Island on Sunday afternoon, 23-25, 25-27, 21-25.Fordham University Athletics Shared .
Malcolm: A time to build on the Affordable Care ActWe can build on the Affordable Care Act's success by expanding health-care access, improving quality and affordability, and better addressing health-care disparities.The Providence Journal Shared .
Rhode Island Moves Up Start of Trout Fishing SeasonRhode Island anglers are being allowed to get an early start on the trout fishing season this year, and it's all because of the coronavirus, state environmental officials say.NBC10 Boston Shared .
What's Up in Newport County this week: March 29Discover all that's happening, new, and to do in and around Newport County this week.What's Up Newp Shared .
‘No end in sight' to Rhode Island's dog-eat-dog housing marketHome buyers are waiving inspections, offering cash and writing love letters in what's become a seller's game.The Providence Journal Shared .
RI senator fights cancer on two fronts: legislatively and personallyRI Senator fights colon cancer on two fronts: legislatively and personally.The Providence Journal Shared .
Casting Call For 'Gilded Age'This casting is for paid background / extra work. Wanted: People to portray 1880s kitchen maids, and men and women age 20-50 years to play the upper class people who didnt pay them enough.Providence Daily Dose Shared .
Coast Guard conducts medevac 60 miles south of NantucketThe Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman 60 miles south of Nantucket, Sunday. At approximately 3:30 a.m., Coast Guard District One watchstanders received a notification from the crew of the commercial fishing vessel Furious, home-ported in Stonigton, Connecticut, reporting a 41-year-old crewmember who had received a hand injury and...What's Up Newp Shared .
Driver dies after veering off I-95 in Rhode Island, slamming head-on into treeA motorist died after they veered off Interstate 95 in Rhode Island and slammed head-on into a tree on Saturday, officials said.WHDH 7News Shared .
Steak-Out: Rhode Island's Runaway Steer Captured After 2 Months As A FugitiveJOHNSTON, R.I. — A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday morning, police said.News Shared .
Rhode Island moves up start of trout fishing seasonPROVIDENCE, R.I. â Rhode Island anglers are being allowed to get an early start on the trout fishing season this year, and it's all because of the coronavirus, state environmental officials say.WHDH 7News Shared .
Rejects Beer and Hoist and Crane Coffee announce new brewThose who remember the old Reeses commercial "you got chocolate in my peanut butter" might appreciate the new collaboration between Rejects Brewery and Hoist and Crane Coffee.What's Up Newp Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer recapturedA steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday morning, police said.KPTM Shared .
Men's Soccer vs Rhode Island on 3/27/2021The official box score of Men's Soccer vs Rhode Island on 3/27/2021.Fordham University Athletics Shared .
UConn baseball splits doubleheader, wins series against Rhode IslandThe Huskies' bats weren't at their best, but they still managed to scrape a series win.The UConn Blog Shared .
Call it what it is, a hate crime. Stop anti-Asian violence. Stop China bashing, say activists in Providence"The alarming rise of white supremacy and fascism cannot be overstated. Nearly three out of every four mass shootings can be linked back to right-wing extremism."Uprise RI Shared .
Rhode Island opens 2 mass vaccination sitesRhode Islanders headed to the states mass vaccination site in West Kingston Saturday. A total of 400 Rhode Islanders received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the site off of Fairgrounds Road, the Schneider Electric building.ABC6 Shared .
Louis Armstrong International Continuum virtual event coming April 8-9Columbia University's Center for Jazz Studies, in conjunction withThe Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation , presents The Louis Armstrong International Continuum, a Free virtual symposium and concert set for April 8 and April 9.What's Up Newp Shared .
Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens vs. Rhode Island Rams Live Score and StatsLive COLLEGEFOOTBALL scores at CBSSports.com. Check out the COLLEGEFOOTBALL scoreboard, box scores and game recaps.CBSSports.com Shared .
18 famous actors and actresses that have ties to NewportThey've appeared in American Pie, Survivor, Terminator Genisys, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Men in Black II and they have ties to Newport, RI.What's Up Newp Shared .
RI Authorities Investigating Fatal Crash on Highway RampA Rhode Island man died Saturday in a crash on a highway ramp, state police said.MSN Shared .
RI Bookstores: We visit the Savoy in WesterlyTucked away in a cozy nook at the intersection of Canal Street and Railroad Avenue in Westerly and backed up to the Connecticut border along the banks of the Pawcatuck River, The Savoy Bookshop and Café has come to represent the cultural and spiritual center of downtown Westerly, especially during the past year.What's Up Newp Shared .
Rhode Island on Verge of Third Coronavirus WaveIt is potentially the worst possible news. The combination of the spread of the variants and the decisions by Governors Gina Raimondo and Dan McKee to roll back restrictions has Rhode Island on the verge of yet another upswing - potentially the third wave of coronavirus cases and deaths.GoLocalProv Shared .
Cruise Sworn-In as Rhode Island Superior Court JudgeDavid Cruise was sworn-in by Governor Dan McKee on Saturday as the newest Rhode Island Superior Court Judge.GoLocalProv Shared .
Teaching Climate Literacy Helps Prepare Students to Deal with Their InheritanceIn Rhode Island and in public schools across the country, the teaching of climate change, climate justice, and sustainability are often at the periphery of student education.EcoRI News Shared .
Rhode Island moves up start of trout fishing seasonRhode Island anglers are being allowed to get an early start on the trout fishing season this year, and its all because of the coronavirus, state environmental officials say.The Washington Times Shared .
Ri LotteryCRANSTON, R.I. _ These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Sunday: Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $152 million Numbers Evening 4-4-9-7.MSN Shared .
RI State Police Investigate Crash Killing Providence ManOn Saturday at approximately 5:09 PM, Rhode Island State Police troopers from the Lincoln Woods Barracks as well as members of the Pawtucket Fire and Rescue responded to a motor vehicle crash on the ramp from Smithfield Avenue to Route 95 North in the City of Pawtucket.GoLocalProv Shared .
Rhode Island moves up start of trout fishing seasonRhode Island Division of Fish and Wildlife Outdoor Education / FacebookPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island anglers are being allowed to get an early start on the trout fishing season this year, and it's all because of the coronavirus, state environmental officials say.ABC6 Shared .
UConn baseball splits doubleheader, wins series against Rhode IslandThe Huskies' bats weren't at their best, but they still managed to scrape a series win.MSN Shared .
Start Up's Nam Joo Hyuk and The Handmaiden's Kim Tae Ri offered lead roles in an upcoming romantic tvN dramaThe actors are still reviewing the offer to star as the lead couple in the upcoming show 2018Twenty Five Twenty One2019.PINKVILLA Shared .
Rocco, Blue Hens happy road warriors after win at Rhode IslandNo. 11 Delaware stayed unbeaten by handing No. 18 Rams first loss.Delaware News Journal Shared .
Cheque-bounce case: Man gets one-year RIChandigarh, March 27 In a cheque-bounce case, a local court has awarded one-year rigorous imprisonment to a city resident.Tribuneindia News Service Shared .
Volleyball Falls to Rhode Island in Regular Season FinaleVolleyball concluded its regular season with a four-set defeat to Rhode Island on Saturday. The Explorers took the opening frame, but the Rams rallied the rest of the way and prevailed in two close final sets.La Salle University Athletics Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recapturedJOHNSTON, R.I. — A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after...New Haven Register Shared .
Photo gallery: Rhode Island Rams @ UConn baseballThe Huskies couldn't complete the weekend sweep of the Rams.The UConn Blog Shared .
PHOTOS: An egg-cellent visit by the Easter BunnyDominic Banaldi, 3, high fives the Easter Bunny as his mother, Amanda Banaldi, looks on Saturday outside the Pawcatuck branch of the Jewett City Savings Bank, one of three locations the rabbit met with families, posed for photographs and assisted in handing out over 1,100 candy-filled plastic eggs.Westerly Sun Shared .
Now vaccinated, older adults emerging from COVID hibernationPORTLAND, Maine Bill Griffin waited more than a year for this moment: Newly vaccinated, he embraced his 3-year-old granddaughter for the first time since the pandemic began.Westerly Sun Shared .
In the Easy Chair with Randy BeanAGE: Do I get to select an age range? Can we say over 60, but under 65?Westerly Sun Shared .
Postscripts: The dentist beloved for his peanut brittle was the very best of friendsHershel Garvin Sawyer Jr., of Mystic, doctor of dental surgery, retired Navy commander, child of West Virginia mining country and Kentucky, master of Scrabble, connoisseur of Kentucky bourbons, particularly Old Weller, cunning and agile squash player , furniture maker, buttermilk biscuit baker, purveyor of pound after pound of peanut brittle...Westerly Sun Shared .
PHOTO: Workin' on the railroadClick here to view this article from westerlysun.com.Westerly Sun Shared .
A musical serenade accompanies vaccinations in NYCNEW YORK On a recent weekday, the sounds of Vivaldi, Mozart and Bach greeted hundreds of just-inoculated New Yorkers as they entered a medical observation area at one of.Westerly Sun Shared .
Guest Opinion: Taking in the wonderful bounty of natureFaced with the possibility of spending a lot of time in isolation because of COVID-19, my husband and I decided we would take a daily walk to get air, interaction with fellow walkers, and time away from home.Westerly Sun Shared .
Earth Talk: 2021 is the Year of the HyacinthFew spring flowers are as beloved for their fragrance as hyacinths pure and lilting yet not overpowering.Westerly Sun Shared .
2 mass coronavirus vaccination sites to open in Rhode IslandAnother mass vaccination site in Rhode Island opened for appointments on Saturday. Around 400 Rhode Islanders are one step closer towards being shielded from the coronavirus.WJAR Shared .
Rhode Island Man Looks To Sell Tree House After Town Orders It's RemovalThe treehouse first became a hit rental on AirBnb last year as a way for the West Kingston man to make extra money during the pandemic.WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Shared .
DiBiase: Hiking personal income taxes in RI will hurt economyProposed legislation would undercut important work done in the last decade to improve RI's income tax structure and business-friendly climate.The Providence Journal Shared .
Governor swears in newest Rhode Island state court judgeCUMBERLAND, R.I. — The newest judge to the Rhode Island Superior Court was sworn...StamfordAdvocate Shared .
Delaware 35, Rhode Island 21Shopping Bokksu brings Japanese snacks to you while you can't go...SFGATE Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recapturedJOHNSTON, R.I. — A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after...Midland Reporter-Telegram Shared .
Lee runs for 221 yards, Delaware beats Rhode Island 35-21KINGSTON, R.I. â Dejoun Lee had two touchdown runs and a career-high 221 yards rushing to lead Delaware to a 35-21 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday.The Associated Press Shared .
What's Up at the Movies: We Review "The Father"Most of this year's Academy Awards contenders were widely available when the nominations dropped earlier this month.What's Up Newp Shared .
Jim Mullowney: MedRecycler RI will expose our families to extremely hazardous chemicals that cause birth defects and cancerJim Mullowney: "The medical waste collected and incinerated by MedRecycler will release medical waste, identified by the DEM as 'extremely hazardous waste' right into the Rhode Island air."Uprise RI Shared .
1,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments to be posted at 5 pm todayGovernor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health announced today that additional COVID-19 vaccination appointments will be posted onÂ www.vaccinateRI.orgÂ today at 5 p.m.What's Up Newp Shared .
Delaware 35, Rhode Island 21Kneads and Cravings: French toast muffins offer brunch-y joy during the work week.Fairfield Citizen Shared .
Governor swears in newest state court judgeCUMBERLAND, R.I. The newest judge to the Rhode Island Superior Court was sworn in Saturday.Titusville Herald Shared .
Extras being sought for HBO series shot in Newport, RINEWPORT, R.I. â A casting company is looking to hire extras to appear in HBOs âThe Gilded Ageâ series, which is filmed in Newport....WHDH 7News Shared .
DiBiase: Hiking personal income taxes in RI will hurt economyProposed legislation would undercut important work done in the last decade to improve RI's income tax structure and business-friendly climate.MSN Shared .
Rhode Island man facing a number of charges after stealing truck in Thomaston25-year-old Robert Bracken has been charged with theft, leaving the scene of an accident, among other charges.WABI Shared .
How RI compares nationally in COVID statsMeasuring RI's response in key metrics, such as cases, testing, deaths and vaccinations.MSN Shared .
No More Status Quo: How Rhode Island Guarantees Healthcare as a Human RightFrom Samy Amkieh: No one should be refused the right to live a dignified and healthy life just because they don't have enough dollars in their bank account.Uprise RI Shared .
"CMT Crossroads: Nathaniel Rateliff and Margo Price" to re-air Sunday, March 28th at NoonTonight, acclaimed musician Nathaniel Rateliff, backed by longtime band The Nights Sweats, and country Price joined forces to perform each other's music, trading versus and sharing stories backstage for the latest installment of the music series, "CMT Crossroads." Watch the full episode on CMT.com and catch the encore presentation on Sunday,...What's Up Newp Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recapturedA steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday morning, police said.Dunya News Shared .
A bad bargain then, a bad bargain now"Let's talk about education. The Governor is proposing to spend $911 million on local public school aid."Uprise RI Shared .
Lee runs for 221 yards, Delaware beats Rhode Island 35-21KINGSTON, R.I. — Dejoun Lee had two touchdown runs and a career-high 221 yards rushing to lead Delaware to a 35-21 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday.Star Tribune Shared .
Delaware vs. Rhode Island odds, line, spread: 2021 FCS college football picks, predictions from proven expertEmory Hunt has his finger on the pulse of FCS football.CBSSports.com Shared .
PHOTOS: RI High School Football Is BackRhode Island high school football is back and Friday saw the East Greenwich Avengers battle the Cranston East Bolts.GoLocalProv Shared .
Newsletter: What's Up in Newport County this weekend: March 27-28Good Morning, >> Looking to get the vaccine? While 9,000 appointments were swallowed up within minutes last night, there is still a chance to book a vaccine this week.What's Up Newp Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recapturedJOHNSTON, R.I. — A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after...The Middletown Press Shared .
Extras being sought for HBO series shot in Newport, RIThe company notes they are particularly looking for women with long, natural-colored hair, and men with hair of two inches in length.Boston.com Shared .
RI announces 1,000 additional COVID-19 vaccination appointments in South CountyGovernor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health announced an additional 1,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments.ABC6 Shared .
Rhode Island man facing a number of charges after stealing truck in Thomaston25-year-old Robert Bracken has been charged with theft, leaving the scene of an accident, among other charges.MSN Shared .
Amazing Historic Properties for Sale in RI from $1M to $7MHistory and luxury - take a look at a collection of superior historic homes for sale across Rhode Island.GoLocalProv Shared .
Rhode Island State House Friday, March 26, 2021Friday, March 26, 2021 3pm House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION H5641 by Kislak, Bennett, Kazarian, Speakman, Cortvriend, Carson, Donovan ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HEALTH AND SAFETY PESTICIDE CONTROL.Uprise RI Shared .
Patriots Foundation awards 3 grants to Rhode Island nonprofitsThe New England Patriots Charitable Foundation on Friday awarded three grants to Rhode Island nonprofits.WJAR Shared .
Rhode Island high school football begins competitionSome high school teams kicked off a spring football season Friday after their previous one was sidelined by COVID.WJAR Shared .
UConn baseball completes comeback to beat Rhode Island, 9-6The Huskies' bats came alive during their windy series opener against the Rams.The UConn Blog Shared .
PHOTO: Creeping fogClick here to view this article from westerlysun.com.Westerly Sun Shared .
Harris praises Connecticut for spending federal aid on kidsVice President Kamala Harris praised Connecticut officials Friday for how the state plans to spend some of the billions of dollars from the newly passed coronavirus relief package on education.Westerly Sun Shared .
PHOTOS: Keeping the lights onClick here to view this article from westerlysun.com.Westerly Sun Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recapturedJOHNSTON A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday.Westerly Sun Shared .
Reopening hurdles linger for nation's schools, despite rescue fundingBUFFALO, N.Y. â The latest federal coronavirus relief package includes $81 billion that began flowing to states this week with the goal of helping schools reopen quickly â with one obstacle being that many of the districtsâ problems canât be solved by money.Westerly Sun Shared .
Delaware, Michigan, Rhode Island added to KDHE travel quarantine listThe Kansas Department of Health and Environment amended its travel quarantine list, adding several states and countries.KWCH Shared .
Letter: Chariho shouldnt go looking for troubleWhy should the Chariho School District begin by spending their time, effort, and funds to study the feasibility of a factory in the field for our youngest, elementary students?Westerly Sun Shared .
Letter: Seeing Easter Bunny was a big thrill for kidsLast weekend, thanks to our local Chamber of Commerce, my children had a wonderful visit from the Easter Bunny!Westerly Sun Shared .
Blame it on Brady: RI sports-betting operation was a Super Bowl loserLocal gamblers bet on the former Patriots quarterback, who delivered yet another championship victory.The Providence Journal Shared .
Chenevert: Real Jobs RI is a real success story for economyThe job-training program initiated by former Gov. Gina Raimondo, which features a curriculum designed by employers, deserves permanent state funding.The Providence Journal Shared .
A quick interview with PVD Mayoral candidate Gonzalo Cuervo about the Port of Providence"I think that what we need to do is we need to move away from fossil fuel infrastructure."Uprise RI Shared .
Steak-Out: Rhode Island's Runaway Steer Has Been RecapturedA steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday morning, police said.NBC10 Boston Shared .
FCS Spring Week 7 Predictions: UIW-Nicholls, Delaware-Rhode Island, SIU-Missouri State + MoreCheck out Sam Herder's score predictions for the top FCS games this weekend.HERO Sports News Shared .
Reed: Pandemic relief law will raise more children out of poverty in Rhode IslandNew federal pandemic relief law will raise more children out of poverty in Rhode Island.The Providence Journal Shared .
Newport Chowder Company bringing their 'Chowder Cart' to NewportIn true New England fashion, chowder will soon be available from a cart in the City of NEwport.What's Up Newp Shared .
Key Political Issue: What are charter schools and why are they so controversial in RI?A proposal that would place a three-year moratorium on new charters and charter expansions has passed in the state Senate and is now before the House Finance Committee.The Providence Journal Shared .
9,000 vaccination appointments will be available at 5 pm today; Matt's Local Pharmacy to begin offering vaccineGovernor McKee tweeted this morning about Rhode Island opening up more than 9,000 new appointments onÂ vaccinateRI.orgÂ at 5 pm today.What's Up Newp Shared .
Runaway steer in Rhode Island, on the loose for months, finally recaptured after fleeing slaughterhouseA cow that escaped from the unloading area of a Rhode Island slaughterhouse has been recaptured by its owner nearly two months after first fleeing the facility.Fox News Shared .
Steer that escaped Rhode Island slaughterhouse has been capturedAfter weeks on the lam, an elusive 1,500-pound steer that escaped while being delivered to a slaughterhouse last month was captured Friday morning, police said.KIRO 7 News Seattle Shared .
Nam Joo Hyuk And Kim Tae Ri In Talks For New tvN DramaOn March 26, Ilgan Sports reported that the two actors had been cast in tvN's upcoming drama "Twenty-Five Twenty-One".Soompi Shared .
Rhode Island to make about 9,000 vaccine slots availablePROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island plans to make about 9,000 more coronavirus vaccine appointment slots available Friday, much more than intitially expected, the state Department of Health said.AP NEWS Shared .
Is foie gras inhumane? This bill before the RI General Assembly says yesProposed legislation would prohibit the sale of foie gras in Rhode Island.The Providence Journal Shared .
Department of Health provides an update on the state's COVID-19 vaccine effortsThe Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday provided the following COVID-19 vaccination update via email.What's Up Newp Shared .
Delaware, Michigan, Rhode Island added to KDHE travel quarantine listFrom $15 million to $0: As racial tensions simmered, Trump administration sought to defund DOJ 'peacemaker' unit.MSN Shared .
12 Newport County Open Houses to check out this weekendIt's a tough market for homebuyers right now and it helps to have a local professional guiding you through this process.What's Up Newp Shared .
RI Supreme Court rejects settlement that would have allowed Block Island marina expansionPROVIDENCE âÂ The Rhode Island Supreme Court on Friday rejected a proposed settlement to a controversial marina expansion on Block Island, which had beenÂ struck by the owners and the Coastal Resources Management Council, largely out of public view and with no notice to opponents of the project.MSN Shared .
COVID variants on the rise in Rhode IslandHealth officials are warning of a new rise in COVID variants across the state. The Department of Health projecting 40% of new cases are variant strains.ABC6 Shared .
Peoples Port Authority rallies to shut down scrap metal yard and all toxic industries in the Port"There's no good revenue here," said Huertas. "This is bottom of the barrel shit." The Port of providence, said Huertas, is where the stuff that "no one else wants in their community" goes.Uprise RI Shared .
Rhode Island reports 485 new coronavirus cases, 1 more deathThe Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday reported 485 new coronavirus cases and one more death.WJAR Shared .
Wishing Stone Farm among seven projects to receive Produce Safety IMprovement GrantsGovernor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management today announced $35,000 in Produce Safety Improvement Grants for seven projects that help farmers and food producers implement food safety practices and comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act.What's Up Newp Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recapturedJOHNSTON, R.I. — A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday morning, police said.Coast Reporter Shared .
CCRI's free youth boatbuilding course offers hands-on training in a growing industryRhode Island high school students between the ages of 14 and 16 are eligible to enroll in a free wooden boatbuilding course this spring designed by the Community College of Rhode Island in conjunction with theRhode Island Marine Trades Association andWesterly Education Center.What's Up Newp Shared .
Blame it on Brady: RI sports-betting operation was a Super Bowl loserLocal gamblers bet on the former Patriots quarterback, who delivered yet another championship victory.MSN Shared .
ObituaryPhyllis Louise. Armbrust passed away peacefully at home on March 13, 2021. Memorial services will be held at St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Portsmouth, R.I. where Raymond and Phyllis were married in 1951.What's Up Newp Shared .
Can We Fix It: The Rift Between Republicans and DemocratsIn this week's episode, Moira and Jen are joined by the House Minority leader, Blake Fillipi, and they try to find common ground with Rhode Island's leading Republican.Uprise RI Shared .
40 facts you might not know about NewportThe WhatâsUpNewp Crew has curated some weird, random, wonderful and fun facts about Newport, RI and Aquidneck Island.What's Up Newp Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recapturedJOHNSTON, R.I. A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday morning, police said.Estevan Mercury Shared .
RI vaccine campaign continues to gain speedIt's seen as good news, particularly as new cases are once again starting to increase.MSN Shared .
Tennis Hall of Fame to re-open April 1The International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport today announced that they will be re-opening April 1.What's Up Newp Shared .
Help pick the design for the Crook Point bridge in Rhode IslandThe bridge has been stuck in the open position for 45 years. How would you reimagine it?The Boston Globe Shared .
Crook Point Proposals a Five FinalistsWith an affectionate nod to RISD alums, Talking Heads, local design firm Ultramoderne have named their fanciful Crook Point proposal, Take Me to the River. Four other firms have also succeeded to the final round and will receive $1,000 to continue.Providence Daily Dose Shared .
Rhode Island to release 9,000 vaccination appointments FridayRhode Island Gov. Dan McKee said more than 9,000 appointments for COVID-19 shots will be released on the state's vaccination portal at 5 p.WJAR Shared .
Police: Woman killed when dog pulls her into vehicle's pathCRANSTON, R.I. â A Rhode Island woman out walking her dog was killed when the dog apparently pulled her into the path of a vehicle, police say.WHDH 7News Shared .
Preview: UConn baseball vs. Rhode IslandThe Huskies will look to build off their midweek momentum against regional rival Rhode Island.The UConn Blog Shared .
Martha Wofford to Lead Rhode Island Blue: Personnel MovesSBLI has a direct sales head. Sammmons has a new RIA distribution executive.ThinkAdvisor Shared .
Steak-Out: Rhode Island's Runaway Steer Has Been RecapturedA steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was finally corralled Friday morning, police said.NBC New York Shared .
Rhode Island Sportsbook Handle, Revenue Decline in FebruaryRepeating a pattern that has popped up throughout the nation in February, the sports betting handle and revenue drop in February in Rhode Island compared to January.Gambling.com Shared .
This Passover, as in the past, will be a time to recognize tragedies and offer hope for the futureSamuel L. Boyd, University of Colorado Boulder Jewish families will gather for Passover this year in circumstances that will, like the celebration itself, reflect on dark times while holding out for better to come.What's Up Newp Shared .
Ways you can help or be helped: Fundraisers, discounts, programs and volunteer opportunitiesCultureSECT Economic Recovery FundÂ supports arts and culture in Southeastern Connecticut, including individual artists, through grants.Westerly Sun Shared .
Here's the latest status of local libraries, banks, groceries and social service agenciesEditors note: Because of the coronavirus pandemic, most events are canceled. Until the public health crisis passes, heres a list of the status of social service agencies and other important.Westerly Sun Shared .
Reed: Pandemic relief law will raise more children out of poverty in Rhode IslandAfter hate-fueled mass shootings, survivors and victims' families are still grappling with how it upended their lives.MSN Shared .
Rhode Island Needs to Act on Forest ConservationInsects, disease, and weather have decimated chunks of Rhode Island's forestland — think gypsy and winter moths, American chestnut blight and Dutch elm disease, and storms — but fragmentation caused by relentless sprawl is the biggest threat to the health of the state's forests.EcoRI News Shared .
Steer that escaped Rhode Island slaughterhouse has been capturedSteer that escaped Rhode Island slaughterhouse has been captured FILE PHOTO: After weeks on the lam, an elusive 1,500-pound steer that escaped while being delivered to a slaughterhouse last month was captured Friday morning, police said.FOX13 News Memphis Shared .
Rhode Island to make about 9,000 vaccine slots availableRhode Island plans to make about 9,000 more coronavirus vaccine appointment slots available Friday, much more than intitially expected, the state Department of Health said.The Washington Times Shared .
What's Up in Newport County Today: Friday, March 26Good Morning, >> Governor Daniel McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted their weekly COVID-19 briefing on Thursday to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.What's Up Newp Shared .
Rhode Island to make about 9,000 vaccine slots availableRhode Island plans to make about 9,000 more coronavirus vaccine appointment slots available Friday, much more than intitially expected, the state Department of Health said.SFGATE Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer recapturedJOHNSTON, R.I. A steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse was fin.The Lima News Shared .
Is foie gras inhumane? This bill before the RI General Assembly says yesAnimal rights advocates say production ofÂ foie gras is inhumane. Bob Breidenbach, The Providence Journal Spike Mikulski, executive chef at Pot au Feu in Providence, shows off his Pate de Foie Gras dish which would be banned should a proposed bill become law.MSN Shared .
Walking RI: A history puzzle in CharlestownDams, stone walls and other vestiges of RI's early settlers blend into the scenic woodlands on a hike through Burlingame North.The Providence Journal Shared .
Rhode Island reports 485 new coronavirus cases, 1 more deathThe Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday reported 485 new coronavirus cases and one more death.MSN Shared .
RI reports 1 COVID death, 485 additional casesThe Rhode Island Department of Health on Friday reported one COVID-related deathÂ and 485Â additional cases of COVID-19.Â CDC via AP An illustration of the novel coronavirus.MSN Shared .
G. Wayne Miller talks "Blue Hill", covering C19, multimedia output and moreBill Bartholomew welcomes journalist, author and podcaster G. Wayne Miller back to BTOWN to discuss his latest fiction book "Blue Hill", covering Covid19 for The Providence Journal, podcasting and national TV show, and much more.The Bartholomewtown Podcast Shared .
Steak-out: Rhode Island's runaway steer has been recaptured Connecticut Uber Rhode IslandA 1,500-pound steer that has been on the lam for nearly two months after escaping while on the way to a Rhode Island slaughterhouse is back in custody.The Independent Shared .
RI Unemployment Increases to 7.3% and State Loses More JobsThe latest job numbers in Rhode Island are not good. The states seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 7.3% in February, the Department of Labor and Training announced Thursday.GoLocalProv Shared .
Rhode Island man gets at least 30 years for molesting girlA Rhode Island man charged with sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 14 on multiple occasions has been sent to prison for at least 30 years, prosecutors said.The Day Shared .
Twitchell, Holland lead offense as Anna Maria upends No. 10 Rhode Island CollegeAnna Maria 9, Rhode Island College 5: Shrewsbury's Adam Twitchell was 4 for 5 with a solo homer and two RBIs, while former Nashoba Regional star Noah Holland was 3 for 4 with a double and a three-run blast and Chartlton's Anthony Pingeton earned his first win of the season as the AmCats dispatched the Anchormen at the New England Baseball Complex.Telegram & Gazette Shared .
Rhode Island State House Thursday, March 25, 2021Thursday, March 25, 2021 1pm Governor Daniel McKee COVID-19 Press Conference 3:30pm Senate Committee on Housing and Municipal Government SCHEDULED FOR HEARING AND/OR CONSIDERATION S0117 by DiPalma, Euer, Felag, Seveney ENTITLED, AN ACT RELATING TO HIGHWAYS RHODE ISLAND TURNPIKE AND BRIDGE AUTHORITY.Uprise RI Shared .
Rhode Island man gets at least 30 years for molesting girlA Rhode Island man charged with sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 14 on multiple occasions has been sent to prison for at least 30 years, prosecutors said.Fairfield Citizen Shared .
R.I. groups provide healthcare to underserved communitiesDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, when resources are low across the board, vulnerable communities around Rhode Island are finding access to health resources even more difficult.Brown Daily Herald Shared .
This Day in RI History: March 26, 1953 Lincoln Chafee is bornFormer Warwick Mayor, US Senator, RI Governor, and presidential candidate Lincoln Chafee has a long and storied political history.What's Up Newp Shared .
PHOTOS: A foggy first beach dayPayton, 5, daughter of Veronica Bianchi, center, of Killingly, plays in the sand. Bianchi and Felicia Roberts, of Danielson, decided to drive down to Westerly Town Beach with their children hoping the fog would burn off at some point on Thursday March 25, 2021.Westerly Sun Shared .
Westerly School Committee lauds progress of high school 'pathways'WESTERLY â Westerly High School students have an opportunity to qualify for more than 20 pathway endorsements, a state designation signalling students' preparation for a career or further education in a career path.Westerly Sun Shared .
North Stonington, SUFA explore partnership for development of animal shelterNORTH STONINGTONÂ â Town officials and members of the board of directors for Stand Up For Animals are exploring a partnership that could reestablish an animal shelter in the community, increase the organizationâs presence in Connecticut and improve services for residents and taxpayers.Westerly Sun Shared .
Are suit jackets oppression? Lawmakers fight own dress codesBOSTON A sneaker-clad Latino state senator in Rhode Island is objecting to his chambers jacket and dress shirt edict as a form of white oppression.Westerly Sun Shared .
R.I. DEM, fire officials urge compliance with spring red flag warnings after rise in brush firesA rise in the number of brush fires across Rhode Island has led state officials and local fire departments to urge residents to maintain compliance with red flag warnings and avoid open burning on days where the fire danger is high.Westerly Sun Shared .
PHOTOS: The fungus among us, on a tree stumpSponsored by Antonino Auto Group: For the remainder of the school year, The Westerly Sun will be selecting a high school Athlete of the Week.Westerly Sun Shared .
Police logs: Thursday, March 25, 2021Giana M. Constantino, 21, of 24 Chestnut St., Apt. 3, was charged Wednesday with domestic simple assault or battery and domestic disorderly conduct.Westerly Sun Shared .
The PatioThe Patio was a nice addition to this years Rhode Island Food Fights Best Sandwich RI Showdown.Day By A Gay Shared .
Letter: Westerly trying to make 2 wrongs a rightEvery problem has a solution, simple, neat, and wrong. H.Westerly Sun Shared .
Letter: Respect not shown to differing opinionsAs a citizen of Hopkinton, Chariho graduate, grandparent, and community member who cares about youth, I was curious about the March 23 Chariho School Committee agenda â particularly, a report from the anti-racism task force and a discussion of mindfulness curriculum.Westerly Sun Shared .
BSB Prepares for three-game set with Rhode IslandThe UConn baseball team resumes its longest rivalry with Rhode Island this weekend in Storrs with a three-game series.University Of Connecticut Athletics Shared .
Day of Giving: Rhode Island Hospital helps husband and wife beat cancerThe March 25 Day of Giving at Rhode Island Hospital honors our health care heroes and the people they've helped.WJAR Shared .
Rhode Islanders can apply for federal money to help cover funeral expenses during pandemicIt can cause pain, grief, and confusion, but losing a loved one can also rack up a big bill for a proper send-off.WJAR Shared .
Cases Remain Steady: A summary of the governor's March 25 press conferenceCoronavirus cases remain steady as vaccinations climb in Rhode Island. State leaders today announced 7,000 doses were administered daily, with last week hitting an all-time high of 70,000 doses given out.Motif Shared .
RI lays out detailed timeline for expanding vaccine eligibilityThe state is still on target to make all adults eligible by April 19.The Providence Journal Shared .