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NORTH SMITHFIELD – Town Administrator Gary Ezovski announced on Friday that town parks will remain open for the time being, but police will be enforcing statewide social distancing measures for the... more
PROVIDENCE – With Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing capacity now expanded, the Department of Health has announced that all Rhode Islanders who have symptoms of COVID-19 are... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo made several announcements Wednesday about the state's response to COVID-19. • RI Delivers: The state has launched RI Delivers, Rhode Island’s connection to help for... more
WOONSOCKET – A city-based pharmaceutical company has started making hand sanitizer in response to the COVID-19 crisis and is planning to ramp up production in the weeks ahead. Aidance Scientific, a... more
BLACKSTONE – The Blackstone Board of Health reported on Thursday that nine confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been identified in town. Due to HIPAA requirements, the names of these individuals have not... more
PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at Newport Express, 54 Newport Ave., on Sunday, March 29, at around 9:30 p.m. The person pictured is a... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo made several announcements on Sunday about the state's response to the COVID-19 crisis. • Domestic Travel: Rhode Island will have highway signs directing all out-of-... more
New travel restrictions, gatherings limited to groups of five
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott made several announcements Saturday about the state's response to the COVID-19 crisis. • Stay At Home: The governor has issued a stay-... more
NORTH SMITHFIELD – After a brief hiatus from most of its meetings due to the protective measures surrounding COVID-19, the town of North Smithfield is resuming some of its public meetings via... more
SMITHFIELD – Town Manager Randy Rossi says the Smithfield Police Department is closely monitoring town parks and fields to ensure the public is following town orders to stay off of them if they're in... more
PAWTUCKET – Police have charged a woman they say stabbed her boyfriend in the eye with scissors early Friday morning. Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, Pawtucket police officers responded to 12... more
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott have announced new guidelines issued by the Department of Business Regulation for retailers and grocers as part of the state’s response... more
Residents and business owners who are finding themselves short on cash due to the COVID-19 measures will have more time to pay their taxes this year before penalties kick in. On Tuesday, both Mayor... more
As much of the world shuts down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many venues and organizations are moving their programming online so families and individuals can still participate from the safety of... more
For those who are quarantined, unable to work, or whose workplace has been temporarily closed due to the new coronavirus, there are resources available, says the Department of Labor and Training. •... more
WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Education Department has announced emergency meal sites to serve families amid the measures in place due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Beginning Tuesday, March 17, the... more