State Government Press Releases

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08/23/2013
SUBJECT: Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act In July 2012, the U.S. Congress passed and President Barack Obama signed into law the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, which reauthorized the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through September 30, 2017. The NFIP is...
07/19/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities will have cooling centers open on the weekend: Barrington Library; 281 County Rd.; Sat., 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Bristol Rogers Free Library; 525 Hope St.; Sat., 9 a.m.
07/19/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities have opened cooling centers: (Note: Additions to this list are indicated by an asterisk.) Barrington Library; 281 County Rd.; Fri., 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Bristol ...
07/18/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities have opened cooling centers: (Note: Additions to this list are indicated by an asterisk.) Barrington *Library; 281 County Rd.; Thurs., 9 a.m. 9 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m.
07/17/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) reminds all Rhode Islanders that with the forecasted high temperatures and increased humidity for the rest of the week, energy use in the state will naturally increase. Voluntary energy conservation is something consumers can do to help decrease...
07/17/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities have opened cooling centers: (Note: Additions to this list are indicated by an asterisk.) Bristol Rogers Free Library; 525 Hope St.; Wed. and Thurs., 9 a.m. 8 p.m.
07/16/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities have opened cooling centers: (Note: Additions to this list are indicated by an asterisk.) Bristol *Rogers Free Library; 525 Hope St.; Tues. Thurs., 9 a.m. 8 p.m.
07/15/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities have opened cooling centers: Charlestown Town Hall; 454 S. County Trail; Mon. Fri., 8:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Police Station community room; 4901 Old Post Rd.; Mon.
07/12/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities have opened cooling centers: (Note: Additions to this list are notated by an asterisk.) Barrington Library; 281 County Rd.; Fri., 9 a.m. 5 p.m. Bristol ...
07/11/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) announces that due to forecasted heat and humidity, the following communities have opened cooling centers: (Note: Additions to this list are notated by an asterisk.) Barrington Library; 281 County Rd.; Thurs., 9 a.m. 8 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. ...