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 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Stay Tuned column: A fresh take on the drama of war in WWII series 'World on Fire'...

Two long-running series end and a compelling WWII drama premieres on PBS. Dispatches: Weekly TV newsNetflix's "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Dear Monty column: Should I rent or buy a home?...

Reader Question: I am 65. I have been living in Alabama since 2004. I lived with a family member who has since passed away. Now I am out on my own renting...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

R.I. judiciary closes Newport, Washington County courthouses...

PROVIDENCE -- Rhode Island Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul A. Suttell announced Tuesday the closure of the McGrath Judicial Complex in South Kingstown...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Nothing but the Tooth column: Braces for older adults require a commitment...

Q: I am 70-years-old and I have some crooked teeth on my lower jaw. This was caused many years ago by a baby tooth that had to be removed due to a cavity...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Landgren cartoon: Trump's ratings...

Don Landgren cartoon on President Donald Trump and the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

#SayWhat?: A Worcester facility makes way for COVID-19 patients, Mashpee tribal land 'disestablished;' and the tragic death of two teens had people talking this week....

Here's what people are talking about on Facebook this week. Mashpee tribe's reservation land 'disestablished' Denise Boudreau-...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Granlund cartoon: CDC performance...

Dave Granlund cartoon on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Symkus column: The best (along with the worst) of James Bond comes to Amazon...

Is there any point in arguing over or even discussing which is the best James Bond film? There are so many variables, from who's playing 007, to...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

4 additional deaths, 86 new coronavirus cases in R.I....

PROVIDENCE -- Four Rhode Islanders have died of coronavirus and 86 new coronavirus cases have been identified since Monday, bringing the total number of...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

No deal: Officials cancel May Brimfield flea market...

BRIMFIELD - Out of concern for the threat of spreading coronavirus, selectmen have voted to cancel the May version of Brimfield Antiques Show & Flea...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Ramsey column: Is it an emergency?...

Dear Dave,My husband and I just completed Baby Step 3, and we have six months of expenses saved for an emergency fund. How should we determine when...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Trump approves disaster declaration for R.I. allowing federal emergency aid...

President Donald Trump has approved a coronavirus disaster declaration for Rhode Island that will free up federal emergency aid to combat the pandemic, a...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Motorcyclist crashes into window of Tiverton home as family eats dinner...

A 12-year-old boy suffered minor injuries....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Coronavirus notebook for March 31 in Newport County...

Meal delivery available for at-risk residentsThe city of Newport is set to begin partnering with Meals on Wheels to provide at-risk residents with free...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Hospital workers childcare available at Boys & Girls Club of Newport County...

NEWPORT The Boys & Girls Clubs here and in six other communities around the state are now accepting registrations for childcare for hospital...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Granlund cartoon: Easter safety...

Dave Granlund cartoon on Easter and the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Cyr column: Events underscore importance of NATO...

Columns share an author's personal perspective.*****4;Most alliances die young."That is how "The Economist" magazine a...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Firearm ownership a means of protection...

Firearm ownership a means of protectionThe recent uptick in local firearms ownership has become a learning experience; especially for those standing in...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Flat Waves in Middletown joins 'pay it forward' initiative to feed families in need...

MIDDLETOWN — When the dine-in shutdown went into effect throughout Rhode Island, Will Burgess, owner of Flat Waves, wasn't sure they would...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Supplies 'in decent shape' as Newport Hospital prepares for coronavirus patient surge...

N95 masks are in short supply nationwide but at Newport Hospital "we're trying to keep them and make them last as long as possible."...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

An analysis predicts 259 deaths in R.I. from coronavirus. State officials are expecting more....

PROVIDENCE -- A projection by the University of Washington predicts Rhode Island will see a peak in hospitalizations from the coronavirus on April 19, and...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Tinsley column: True treasures revealed during the COVID crisis...

A week ago, my wife and I went for a walk keeping our 6-foot distance from others. Two children rode up on their bikes, a brother and sister ages 8 and 6....

 2020-03-31 04:00 

Newport Daily News

Newport RI weather for April 1...

COASTAL RHODE ISLANDWednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Wednesday night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly...

 2020-03-31 03:56 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island gas prices continue to nosedive...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The cost of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island continues to nosedive as residents out of a job or working from home amid the coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 03:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Have a COVID-19 response question? Ask Caswell on Facebook....

WESTERLY — If you're looking for a way to get information on the town's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as a little entertainment and connection (virtual of course)...

 2020-03-31 03:55 

TheWesterlySun.com

Have a COVID-19 response question? Ask Caswell on Facebook....

WESTERLY — If you're looking for a way to get information on the town's response to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as a little entertainment and connection (virtual of course)...

 2020-03-31 03:51 

TheWesterlySun.com

Governor 'heartbroken' after 11 residents die at vets home...

BOSTON (AP) — The superintendent of a Massachusetts veteran's home was removed from his duties Monday after 11 residents died, including at least five who had tested positive for coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 03:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

Connecticut setting up 'hospitals in a box' to grow capacity...

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Ned Lamont said plans are underway to expand hospital bed capacity in Connecticut to prepare for the anticipated surge in patients diagnosed with COVID-19, including...

 2020-03-31 03:50 

TheWesterlySun.com

PHOTOS: The new normal . National Guard checkpoints all around...

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 2020-03-31 03:48 

TheWesterlySun.com

Rhode Island extends remote learning to end of April...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — School children in Rhode Island will continue distance learning through at least the end of April as the state grapples with the growing coronavirus pandemic, Gov....

 2020-03-31 03:46 

TheWesterlySun.com

Lathrop Insurance, The Andrea announce financial matches for chamber One Fund...

WESTERLY — Two local businesses have announced financial matches to benefit a Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce initiative focused on responding to the COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-03-31 03:46 

TheWesterlySun.com

Lathrop Insurance, The Andrea announce financial matches for chamber One Fund...

WESTERLY — Two local businesses have announced financial matches to benefit a Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce initiative focused on responding to the COVID-19 crisis....

 2020-03-31 02:51 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Psychologist: Virtual therapy session during pandemic a 'great place to start' for managing anxiety...

Alex Turchetta, a psychologist with Strategic Psychological Services, said it's important to take care of your mental health during these unprecedented times....

 2020-03-31 02:49 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Bill proposed provides protection for student veterans...

Veteran students are among the many groups impacted by the coronavirus. Last week, Congress passed a bill that ensured veterans could seamlessly switch to online classes without losing housing pay....

 2020-03-31 02:28 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Trump signs off on RI's coronavirus disaster declaration...

Trump issued a national emergency declaration on March 13 and has since approved disaster declarations for several states, including Massachusetts and Connecticut....

 2020-03-31 02:27 

Pawtucket Times

Governor 'heartbroken' after 11 residents die at vets home...

BOSTON (AP) — The superintendent of a Massachusetts veteran's home was removed from his duties Monday after 11 residents died, including at least five who had tested positive for coronavirus and another five whose results are pending....

 2020-03-31 01:51 

Providence Journal

Trump approves disaster declaration for R.I. allowing federal emergency aid...

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, FEMA, announced that President Donald Trump has approved a major coronavirus disaster declaration for Rhode Island. This will free up "needed federal emergency aid to help the state combat the novel coronavirus...

 2020-03-31 01:38 

Pawtucket Times

Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Planned Parenthood joined other abortion providers Wednesday in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak, including one clinic owner saying Republican Gov. Greg Abbott's weekend order has alre...

 2020-03-31 01:35 

Pawtucket Times

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak...

The governors of New York and California are moving to rapidly expand the ranks of health care workers, as the death toll from COVID-19 in New York surged past 1,200 while hospitalizations in California doubled in the last four days....

 2020-03-31 01:34 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

US fights spread of false reports about the coronavirus from foreign adversaries...

The United States is not only battling a pandemic, but also the spread of disinformation from its foreign adversaries....

 2020-03-31 01:29 

Pawtucket Times

The Latest: China reports 1 death and 48 new cases...

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death....

 2020-03-31 01:24 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

Police ID Fall River man killed in weekend crash...

Police said Joseph Lambright, 45, was driving Sunday morning when his vehicle veered off the road and over the guardrail....

 2020-03-31 01:00 

Pawtucket Times

RIIL's Mezzanotte holding out hope for a spring season...

Monday's announcement concerning the continuation of distance learning through the month of April should be interpreted as a minor victory regarding the status of R.I. high school spring sports....

 2020-03-31 00:48 

Providence Journal

UnitedHealthcare agrees to pay for violating state coverage laws...

CRANSTON -- UnitedHealthcare will contribute almost $3 million to a community health fund and pay a $350,000 fine for violating laws that govern insurance coverage for behavioral health and substance use disorders, the office of the Rhode Island Health In...

 2020-03-31 00:41 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

RI retailers forced to close because of COVID-19 shift to online sales...

On Saturday, Gov. Gina Raimondo signed an executive order shuttering all non-essential retail businesses until at least April 13, adding that it was not a decision she made lightly....

 2020-03-31 00:36 

Providence Journal

For R.I. pharmacists, virus is a formula for stress...

They contend with shortages of drugs used to treat chronic illnesses (because word gets out that they can be used to treat COVID-19), patients trying to stock up on months' worth of medications, and sick customers walking in the doors....

 2020-03-31 00:34 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

15 cases of coronavirus in RI nursing homes...

The facilities say they need help with enhanced pre-admission testing, access to additional workers, and PPE to meet their needs during the crisis....

 2020-03-31 00:21 

Providence Journal

Fane tower developer asks for 'a pause' due to impacts from coronavirus...

PROVIDENCE — Developers of the Hope Point Tower, a luxury condominium tower proposed to be built on former Route I-195 land, are requesting to place the project on pause due to impacts from the ongoing situation with the coronavirus."This crisis...

 2020-03-31 00:19 

Providence Journal

Fung closes recreation areas due to coronavirus...

CRANSTON — Mayor Allan Fung, conscious that his city has the second largest collection of positive coronavirus cases in the state, has put recreation areas off limits.Fung says an executive order that he issued during the first part of the weekend g...

 2020-03-31 00:18 

WPRI

[ Providence ]

URI lands transfer Malik Martin, brother of Rhody great Hassan...

PROVIDENCE (WPRI) There will be a familiar name in Kingston next season as a member of the URI men's basketball program. On Monday afternoon, Malik Martin, the younger brother of prog......

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