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Will she stay or will she go? R.I. awaits word on Raimondo’s future

The democratic governor is reportedly being considered to run the Department of Health and Human Services.

Rhode Island House Task Force details COVID-19 vaccine challenges

It’s more complicated than simply making sure there’s enough vaccine for everyone.

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo reportedly being considered for Health and Human Services Secretary

Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo is being considered to run the Department of Health and Human Services in the incoming Biden administration, according to multiple reports Wednesday.


Wilbury Theatre Group puts on a live show at a drive-in venue in Providence

December brings a chance to watch live theater on an outdoor stage at Waterfire, from inside your car.

R.I. fitness clubs fined for refusing to close during two-week COVID-19 ‘pause’

The Health Department issued $500 fines and ordered the facilities to close immediately and stay closed until the restrictions are lifted. But the owner has refused to shut down. Both Maxx locations were open and busy on Wednesday.

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Coming soon to a college in Rhode Island: Cannabis 101

The Bachelors of Science program will combine cannabis science and business entrepreneurship.

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After growing a global investing firm, Paul Salem is focusing locally

“Somehow, the boom of Boston doesn’t make it to Rhode Island,” the retired Providence Equity Partners executive said. “And I think it should.”

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Acclaimed art scholar, ex-RISD president Roger Mandle dies

He was president of the Rhode Island School of Design from 1993 to 2008.

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Plato, Wu-Tang Clan fall short in Rhode Island elections

About 0.5 percent of Rhode Islanders who voted in the 2020 election wrote in their candidates.

Thousands remain without power after strong storm hits Massachusetts and Rhode Island

More than 6,000 remained without power in Massachusetts early Tuesday morning following a storm that brought heavy rain and damaging winds to the region, according to the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency.

Field hospitals open in Rhode Island as COVID-19 cases surge

Rhode Island is opening two field hospitals and public health officials are pleading with residents to stay home as a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases pushed hospitalizations to near-record levels.