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. Gina Raimondo announced Monday.

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.

    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 pandemic have little need to drive.

    PROVIDENCE — At her Saturday media briefing, Gov. Gina Raimondo said that with only about half of Rhode Islanders complying with social distancing directives, it was time to crack down.

    The coronavirus is pounding state governments with a financial one-two punch, costing them millions to try to contain the disease just as businesses are shutting down and tax revenue is collapsing. The sharp drop in revenue could jeopardize some states' ability to provide basic services.

      United Way of Rhode Island has created a statewide day of giving called #401Gives. Funds for over 300 non-profits in Rhode Island will be raised when the community needs it most. Donations are given to a non-profit designated by the donor.

        WARWICK — The Community College of Rhode Island will remain on a remote teaching format for the remainder of the semester, scheduled to end May 8. The decision was made in order to protect the health and wellbeing of students and employees, and by the guidance from public health officials an…

        PROVIDENCE — At her Friday COVID-19 briefing, Gov. Gina Raimondo added door-to-door checks by local police and members of the National Guard to the effort ensure that people coming to Rhode Island's coastal towns from New York state comply with her earlier directive to quarantine themselves …

          In an effort to help unemployed veterans due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Operation Stand Down Rhode Island is working with employers at Honeywell, Amazon, and CVS to link veterans directly with employment. These are employers that despite the pandemic are still operational and have a need for …

            PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Connecticut State Police have seized the guns, badge and cruiser of a trooper following his arrest in Rhode Island for allegedly pushing and shoving his on-and-off girlfriend, authorities said Thursday.

            NEW YORK (AP) — Terrence McNally, one of America’s great playwrights whose prolific career included winning Tony Awards for the plays "Love! Valour! Compassion!" and "Master Class" and the musicals "Ragtime" and "Kiss of the Spider Woman," has died of complications from the coronavirus. He was 81.

            BUFFALO, N.Y. — After her sixth-grade son’s school in Buffalo, New York, closed amid the coronavirus outbreak, Roxanne Ojeda-Valentin returned to campus with shopping bags to take home textbooks and weeks’ worth of assignments prepared by teachers.

            PROVIDENCE — Drive-thru sites have been opening around the U.S. to make it quicker and safer to test people for the new coronavirus. But much like the rest of the U.S. response to the pandemic, the system has been marked by inconsistencies, delays, and shortages. Many people who have symptom…

            Single-family home sales in area towns rose in February on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest report of the Rhode Island Association of Realtors, but the onset of the coronavirus pandemic is expected to slow activity in the market for the foreseeable future.

            OCEAN CITY, N.J. — Some city folk have been fleeing to their second homes in resort areas to ride out the coronavirus outbreak near the beach or the ski slopes. But neighbors in many of those places are yanking the welcome mat — fearing infection and the overwhelming of already stretched res…

            CHARLESTOWN — As the coronavirus continues to spread in Rhode Island, Charlestown has joined Hopkinton and Richmond in declaring a local state of emergency. 

              As it responds to the coronavirus crisis, the University of Rhode Island has announced that face-to-face spring semester classes have been suspended that the classes will continue remotely at all campuses. The university said Thursday that all experiential learning students should continue t…