State Government Press Releases

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08/18/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 105 mosquito pools, or samples, from 37 traps set statewide during the week of August 3 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Results from 102 pools collected from 32 traps set...
08/18/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In response to consistently low ratings on small business friendliness, Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation are launching a collaboration with Thumbtack Inc. to link its network of Rhode Island small businesses with resources, support and...
08/18/2015
PROVIDENCE - Twelve residents of the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol will spend their morning fishing at the Colt State Park Fishing Pier on Wednesday, August 19 (10 a.m. to noon). The outing is being made possible through the efforts of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Chapter 15, Lawson-
08/17/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced work is scheduled to begin on the Pleasant Valley Parkway Bridge replacement project; the bridge, originally built in 1973, carries Dean Street over the Woonasquatucket River in Providence and is one of 230 bridges in the state...
08/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, along with the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), Department of Environmental Management (DEM), and Department of Health (DOH) urges Rhode Islanders to use caution, stay cool, and check on elderly neighbors during periods of extreme heat.
08/17/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Department of Health are advising the public to avoid contact with Meshanticut Brook in Cranston following a pump station failure at the Cranston Wastewater Treatment Facility's (WWTF) Sherman Avenue Pump Station located...
08/17/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit today praised scientists from the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography (URI GSO) for determining the cause of the July 11 combustion incident at Salty...
08/17/2015
Providence, Rhode Island, August 16, 2015 - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels in portions of southern Rhode Island during the late afternoon and well into the evening hours on Sunday. Periods of UNHEALTHY levels air...
08/14/2015
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Zachary Alvarado (age 19)285 Main StreetWoonsocket, RIP1-2015-...
08/14/2015
The Department of Health recommends re-opening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout...