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Raimondo says state still on target for May 9 restart

Raimondo says state still on target for May 9 restart

The Associated Press  Gov. Gina Raimondo said Friday she still hopes to lift Rhode Island’s stay-at-home order in about a week, even though the daily number of new coronavirus cases in the state only appears to have reached a plateau and is not yet on the decline. “If we continue to stay on this path…MORE

Stop the music: 2020 Newport folk, jazz festivals canceled

Stop the music: 2020 Newport folk, jazz festivals canceled

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The 2020 Newport Folk and Newport Jazz festivals were canceled by organizers Wednesday, the same day Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo said that all events that attract crowds of more than 50 people will not be allowed to take place this summer as the state continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic.…MORE

Providence considers closing some streets to vehicles

Providence considers closing some streets to vehicles

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The city of Providence is working on a plan to close certain streets to some or all vehicular traffic to allow more space for people to walk, bike and exercise outdoors, city officials say. The city’s public parks, trails and green spaces were closed April 7 to slow the spread of…MORE

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