State Government Press Releases

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07/27/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends opening Echo Lake Campground Beach in Glocester based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
07/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point beach in Warwick and DiFonso Recreation Area (Spring Grove Beach) in Glocester for swimming because of high bacteria levels. Beaches closed for swimming: - Conimicut Point Beach - DiFonso Recreation Area -...
07/25/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing the beach at Larkin Pond Campground for swimming. Two other campgrounds on the lake, Kingston's Camp and Camp Hoffman, remain closed because of high bacteria counts. Beaches at Goddard Park and Kent County YMCA (Upper and Lower Ponds)
07/24/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Goddard Park Beach and Kent County YMCA Upper Pond in Warwick, Echo Lake Campground Beach in Glocester, and Camp Hoffman Beach in Kingston for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH recommends re-opening Conimicut Point...
07/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Hoffman beach in Kingston for swimming, based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
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....