As Rhode Island plans to delay the start of its public schools by two weeks, Gov. Ned Lamont and the state Education Commissioner reaffirmed the importance of reopening schools safely and their preference for in-person learning.
Rhode Island, known formally as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, will drop the latter half of its official name on state documents and websites following an executive order signed by Gov. Gina Raimondo.
In 1790, President George Washington wrote to Jewish congregations of Newport, Rhode Island, that the US Government "gives to bigotry no sanction,” adding his hope for Jewish Americans that "every one shall sit in safety” with "none to make him afraid."
Rhode Island u are one of my favorite crowds so far..... thank u thank u! got hit in the head w one of those bouncy balls BUT WORTH IT