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R.I children aged five to 11 eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

Last Wednesday, Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health announced that children five to 11 years old will be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The announcement follows a Nov. 2 recommendation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which found the Pfizer-BioNTech ...

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R.I. is first to legalize safe injection sites

Governor Daniel McKee signed a bill into law to create safe injection sites for drug users in order to combat the opioid crisis July 7. Now, plans to open such sites are underway. The sites would allow those with an addiction to use drugs such as heroin and methamphetamine in a supervised, ...


Sam Zurier runs for State Senate District 3

Former City Council member and co-founder of the East Side Public Education Coalition Sam Zurier is one of five candidates running in the primary for Rhode Island State Senate District 3 Democratic primary, which includes College Hill and Fox Point.


Rising COVID-19 cases prompt new precautions in Rhode Island

Cases of COVID-19 are once again steeply increasing in Rhode Island with the prevalence of the Delta variant, prompting new restrictions and more calls for the unvaccinated to get a shot. Rhode Island is currently listed as a state with “high transmission” by the Centers for Disease Control and ...

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