State Government Press Releases

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05/25/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and into the evening on Saturday, May 26th for the second straight day. The poor air quality will be due to elevated ground level ozone...
05/25/2018
PROVIDENCE As part of her continued efforts to grow Rhode Island's green economy, Governor Raimondo will join the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and partners next week to mark the 17th anniversary of Agriculture Day in Rhode Island; as part of the event, over $210,000...
05/25/2018
Monday, May 28 Position: Glazier Apprentice Job Number: 801549 Employer: Frank Lizotte Glass Location: Central Falls, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist Job...
05/25/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that additional troopers will be on patrol throughout the Memorial Day holiday weekend to strictly enforce all motor vehicle laws especially those involving...
05/25/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that a graduation ceremony for the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy Class of 2018-I was held earlier today. A total of 53 police recruits...
05/25/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that about 46 acres of Bluff Hill Cove on the eastern side of Point Judith Pond between Great Island and the Narragansett shoreline are closed to shellfishing based on recent water quality monitoring results.
05/25/2018
Early this morning at the site of construction work on the South County Freeway Bridge which carries Route 4 northbound over I-95, several temporary steel plates which had been placed over the bridge joints became loose and shifted. A number of vehicles, approximately 15 or 18, went over the...
05/24/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels statewide during the afternoon and late into the evening on Friday, May 25th. The poor air quality will be due to elevated ground level ozone concentrations. Ozone is...
05/24/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced the return of the popular ferry transportation service between Providence and Newport. The 2018 season has been expanded, with service starting on Friday, May 25, in time for Memorial...
05/24/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Human Services will conduct a public meeting on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 to allow interested groups, organizations and all segments of the public an opportunity to comment on the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan. The meeting will provide a forum to...