State Government Press Releases

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07/19/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Hoffman and Kinston Camp on Larkin Pond in Kingston for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH recommends reopening Camp Grosvenor Beach in North Kingstown for swimming, based on results from water samples that show...
07/19/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming because of high bacteria counts. Camp Grosvenor beach in North Kingstown, Camp Hoffman in Kingston and Kent County YMCA Lower Pond in Warwick remains closed for swimming. RIDOH will...
07/17/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kent County YMCA Lower Pond beach in Warwick and Camp Hoffman Beach in Kingston for swimming because of high bacteria counts. Camp Grosvenor beach in North Kingstown remains closed for swimming. RIDOH will continue to monitor and...
07/17/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Goddard State Park beach in Warwick and Kingston Camp beach in Kingston for swimming, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH also recommends closing Camp Grosvenor beach in...
07/14/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kingston Camp Beach for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH also recommends reopening Camp Grosvenor beach in North Kingstown, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits....
07/14/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Briar Point Beach in Coventry for swimming, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. (Briar Point Beach is on Lake Tiogue.) Goddard State Park Beach in Warwick and Camp Grosvenor in...
07/12/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Grosvenor Beach in North Kingstown for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status of a...
07/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Peabody's Beach in Middletown and Camp Watmough (Holiday Acres Campground) Beach in Glocester for swimming, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Briar Point Beach in Coventry...
07/03/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Peabody's Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH also recommends reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick and Echo Lake Campground in Glocester, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels...
07/02/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Echo Lake Campground in Glocester for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH also recommends reopening Lincoln Woods State Park Beach in Lincoln, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within...