State Government Press Releases

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06/30/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 104 mosquito pools, or samples, from 21 traps set statewide during the week of June 16 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Test results are pending at the RI Department...
06/30/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) is working with Rhode Island Hospital and Roger Williams Medical Center to notify patients who may have been exposed to a person with measles who was in both of these facilities last week. The first potential exposure took place early in the...
06/30/2014
PROVIDENCE- The Department of Environmental Management has enacted a shellfish closure in the Kickemuit River as a result of a sewage overflow from the Town of Bristol's Kickemuit River pump station located on Kickemuit Avenue. The discharge was caused by a crack in the force main valve at the...
06/30/2014
Position: Landscape Foreman Job Number: 699231 Employer: Atlantis Landscaping Location: Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Landscape Laborer Job Number: 699233 Employer: Atlantis...
06/28/2014
HEALTH officials recommended re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the summer...
06/27/2014
Department of Health (HEALTH) officials recommended re-opening Goddard Memorial State Park in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. The following licensed beaches remain closed to swimming:...
06/27/2014
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 28-July 3, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate...
06/27/2014
PROVIDENCE Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy today joined Governor Lincoln Chafee, members of Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation, federal officials and others at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the reconstructed Galilee Boat...
06/27/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Curtis Isom (age 55), with a last known address of 209 Progress Street, Providence, was sentenced yesterday to ten years in prison for breaking and entering into a residence in Johnston in March, 2011. He was sentenced to 15 years, with five...
06/27/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and National Grid are warning Rhode Islanders that reports of a persistent utility billing scam have once again resurfaced in the area. Consumer warnings have been issued several times previously when reports of similar scams spiked; however, con artists...