Chalking up positivity in Saylesville

LINCOLN – In an effort to lift people’s spirits during a time of fear and anxiety, a pair of neighbors in Saylesville took to the sidewalks to create a colorful display of positivity and hope. Ten-... more

State: Takeout orders can now go with beer and wine

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PROVIDENCE – Representatives from the Rhode Island Hospitality Association, working with Gov. Gina Raimondo, have announced that Rhode Island restaurants that are currently serving takeout meals are... more

Church, funerals go online during coronavirus crisis

LINCOLN – In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, places of worship and funeral homes have had to innovate like never before. Heeding the governor’s directive to stay indoors and limit social... more

Construction projects delayed amid shutdown

LINCOLN – With Lincoln Town Hall closed to the public and increasing restrictions on public gatherings amid the coronavirus outbreak, a long list of major construction projects on the docket for... more

Businesses innovate to stay afloat, help neighbors

LINCOLN – As state leaders have increased restrictions to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, local businesses small and large have had to act quickly to come up with a plan of action. “This week... more

Spelling Bees suspended

LINCOLN – The Rhode Island State Spelling Bee, hosted annually by The Valley Breeze, is in limbo now due to the Covid-19 crisis that has closed local schools. The bee was scheduled for Lincoln Middle... more

CCRI cancels commencement

LINCOLN – The Community College of Rhode Island announced on Monday that the college will cancel this year’s commencement ceremony in May and continue with remote learning for the remainder of the... more

HUD awards funding to R.I. Homeless programs

BOSTON – The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Regional Administrator David Tille has announced $355,666 in grants to support Rhode Island homeless assistance programs. This funding... more