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RIDOH announces seven cases of COVID 19 in Burrillville

PROVIDENCE – Gov, Gina Raimondo announced 114 new cases of COVID 19 in Rhode Island in a press briefing Monday afternoon, bringing the state total to 408. Raimondo announced that there have been four deaths...

Coloring cartoon by Burrillville artist aims to reduce virus fears

BURRILLVILLE – In reaction to the COVID 19 pandemic and how it is affecting kids and families, local artist and safety advocate Jim Weicherding released a series of coloring cartoons this week, aimed at...

Reports of COVID 19 hit close to home

With confirmed reports in neighboring Massachusetts communities, and a report of one Burrillville man showing symptoms and visiting Landmark Medical Center, the virus that has effectively changed how people live across the globe made...

New ‘Gift it Forward’ site aims to help support small business amid COVID 19

PROVIDENCE — In his role as Chair of Rhode Island’s Small Business Advocacy Council, Lt. Gov. Daniel McKee joined Justin Gontarek and Nicholas Rego, founders of Oceanside Graphics RI, to announce Gift it Forward,...

Small business forum, fresh food & CVS hiring: Five things to know in NRI...

Small business forum Lt. Gov. Dan McKee will be holding a Small Business Conference Call on Tuesday, March 24 starting at noon to give local business owners the opportunity to weigh in on how COVID...

Around the Valley: Vote from home, Casino closure extended

Twin River to remain closed The state department of Revenue has ordered another week of closure for Tiverton and Twin River Casinos following news today that 11 more cases of COVID 19 have been found...

Dine-in at RI restaurants ends tomorrow, gatherings limited to 25

PROVIDENCE – All dine-in food and beverage service in Rhode Island will be shut down for at least two weeks starting Tuesday, March 16 per order of Gov. Gina Raimondo. The governor announced the news...

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