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Scooters, e-bikes return to Providence

Scooters, e-bikes return to Providence

Electric bikes and scooters are returning to Providence streets through an arrangement between the city and bike share service Spin, a division of Ford Motor Company, several years after earlier efforts with other companies were discontinued after being plagued by thefts and vandalism. MORE

Rhode Island scales back COVID-19 testing strategy

Rhode Island scales back COVID-19 testing strategy

With more than half the state’s population fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, and the number of new confirmed cases falling, Rhode Island is scaling back its COVID-19 testing program, the state Department of Health announced Monday.MORE

Rhode Island extends gambling deal by another 20 years

Rhode Island extends gambling deal by another 20 years

Gov. Daniel McKee on Friday signed into law a new 20-year no-bid contract with International Game Technology and Bally’s Corp. to run Rhode Island’s gambling operations, the state’s third largest source of revenue.MORE

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