Policies Stay-home order lifted Masks in public Gatherings of 15 Stores, indoor dining, close-contact businesses, houses of worship, gyms, child care centers, youth sports open with limits All state beaches and parks open More workers allowed in offices
A decision on whether the winter teams could begin a shortened season in January will be determined at a later date as will the fate of the spring seasons, and whether fall sports could resume in the spring. 7:48 a.m.
State education officials have signaled a preference for charter schools that will accept students who might otherwise attend the lowest-performing schools in the state, half of which are in Providence. 9:19 a.m.
The Pawtucket Red Sox received a loan worth $900,000 and Gulliver’s Tavern Inc., the corporate name for the Foxy Lady strip club in Providence, received a loan worth between $150,000 and $350,000, according to the federal data. 7:44 a.m.