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  • [CREDIT: CNE] Kent Hospital scored 94 in the 2018 Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey.

    Kent Earns Top Score in CDC Infant Nutrition Survey

    [CREDIT: CNE] Kent Hospital scored 94 in the 2018 Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Kent Hospital’s Women’s Care Unit scored 94 in the 2018 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Maternity Practices in Infant Nutrition and Care (mPINC) survey, placing […]

  • [CREDIT: Debbie Wood] Jason Wood, proprietor of We Be Jamming, at his shed/shop in Warwick on West Shore Road, with a wide selection of jams and spreads for sale.

    RIDDC Helps ‘We Be Jamming’ Spread Success

    [CREDIT: Debbie Wood] Jason Wood, proprietor of We Be Jamming, at his shed/shop in Warwick on West Shore Road, with a wide selection of jams and spreads for sale. By: Karena Garrity

    WARWICK, RI — Jason Wood, with the help of his mother Debbie Wood, started revolutionary jam business We Be Jamming, which has grown in leaps and bounds making its way […]

  • [CREDIT: CDC] An image of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. RI has expanded COVID-19 no-symptom tests to all residents 18-39 years old. This population is the most likely to be infected and the most likely to not show symptoms, increasing their risk to others who may become more seriously ill from the virus.

    RI Expands No-Symptom COVID-19 Tests

    [CREDIT: CDC] An image of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. RI has expanded COVID-19 no-symptom tests to all residents 18-39 years old. This population is the most likely to be infected and the most likely to not show symptoms, increasing their risk to others who may become more seriously ill from the virus. By: Rob Borkowski

    WARWICK, RI — Rhode Island’s expanding COVID-19 no-symptom tests to include every resident 18-39 years old, and contracting to increase test capacity to 9,000 per day. “I hope this news […]

Schools

  • [CREDIT: YouTube Screenshot] The Warwick School Committee approved $750K for HEPA filters to be installed in most of its schools. The upgrade will improve ventilation in schools, making in-person learning less dangerous during the pandemic.

    Committee OKs Warwick Schools HEPA Filters

    [CREDIT: YouTube Screenshot] The Warwick School Committee approved $750K for HEPA filters to be installed in most of its schools. The upgrade will improve ventilation in schools, making in-person learning less dangerous during the pandemic. By: Joe Siegel

    WARWICK — The School Committee has authorized the $750,000 for Warwick Schools HEPA filters, to be delivered within 12 weeks, upgrading air quality to improve the safety of in-person learning. […]

  • [CREDIT: CDC] An image of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The pandemic caused by the virus continues as children return to school this week. About 14 school COVID-19 test sites have been set up to track infections.

    RI School COVID-19 Test Sites Open

    [CREDIT: CDC] An image of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The pandemic caused by the virus continues as children return to school this week. About 14 school COVID-19 test sites have been set up to track infections. By: Rob Borkowski

    PROVIDENCE  — Many kids are back to school in-person as the COVID-19 pandemic continues without a vaccine, so the RI Department of Health has established 14 COVID-19 test sites to […]

  • [CREDIT: RI.Gov] Gov. Gina M. Raimondo explained that school returns with more than a dozen K-12 dedicated COVID-19 testing centers during her Sept. 9 pandemic update.

    RI Back to School with K-12 COVID-19 Test Centers

    [CREDIT: RI.Gov] Gov. Gina M. Raimondo explained that school returns with more than a dozen K-12 dedicated COVID-19 testing centers during her Sept. 9 pandemic update. By: Rob Borkowski

    PROVIDENCE, RI — Five days before Rhode Island schools reopen Sept. 14, many for in-person learning, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo reported classes will coincide with dedicated K-12 COVID-19 test centers. […]

All Politics are Local

  • [CREDIT: Gov. Raimodo's office] Dr. Anthony Fauci and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo discuss opening schools on Zoom Thursday afternoon.

    Raimondo & Fauci’s Fallacies Undermine COVID-19 Leadership

    [CREDIT: Gov. Raimodo's office] Dr. Anthony Fauci and Gov. Gina M. Raimondo discuss opening schools on Zoom Thursday afternoon. By: Warwick Post Staff

    Thursday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, after chastising the Warwick School Committee for choosing Fall distance learning, resorted to a logical fallacy, appeal to authority, during a talk with famed expert […]

  • McSwiggan: Teachers Aren’t A COVID-19 Panacea

    By: Rob Borkowski

    TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo: Dear Governor Raimondo, I am writing today to express my extreme displeasure in the way you compared teachers to […]

  • [WarwickPost illustration] COVID-19 plans for fall classes now involve a partial reopening, without the authority to enforce mask wearing, a crucial element of COVID-19 protection.

    Zero Tolerance For COVID-19

    [WarwickPost illustration] COVID-19 plans for fall classes now involve a partial reopening, without the authority to enforce mask wearing, a crucial element of COVID-19 protection. By: Rob Borkowski

    Fictional dragon sacrifices forsake young villagers to spare the village, but COVID-19 can’t be deflected with any number of casualties, and anyway, some have forgotten the heroes are supposed to […]

House and Home

  • [CREDIT: Wallethub] Wallethub has ranked Warwick 114 out of 178 in their assessment oof the best cities to be a real estate agent.

    Warwick Real Estate Booming With National Trend

    [CREDIT: Wallethub] Wallethub has ranked Warwick 114 out of 178 in their assessment oof the best cities to be a real estate agent. By: Rob Borkowski

     Source: WalletHub WARWICK, RI — WalletHub’s recent assessment of the best places in the U.S. to be a real estate agent place Warwick on the map at 114 out […]

  • Matt Patty Team Hosts Thanksgiving Pie Giveaway

    By: Rob Borkowski

    CRANSTON, RI — This Thanksgiving, The Matt Patty team launched their first annual pie giveaway for past and current clients. The real estate agency gave away 30 pies, apple and pumpkin, to past […]

  • Patty: Housing Market May Be Nearing Crossroads

    By: Rob Borkowski

    For the last several years,  increasing home prices for sellers and low interest rates for buyers have created a historically positive housing market, but mixed metrics in the local and […]