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State Government Press Releases

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01/19/2024
In advance of the extreme cold expected tonight and this weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders about ways to stay healthy and safe. Extreme cold can cause hypothermia, frostbite, and can contribute to events like household fires and carbon...
01/17/2024
Providence, RI Arts and culture organizations, arts educators, artists, and folk fellowships and apprentices benefited from $224,663 in grants approved by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) in December. The 71 grant awards will further advance arts and cultural activities...
01/16/2024
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced applications have opened for a grant program that supports schools' in-person arts and cultural field trips. The Big Yellow School Bus grants have been engaging R.I. students in meaningful arts cultural activities since 2010. The...
01/11/2024
Starting on Tuesday night, January 16, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will conduct a series of overnight closures of I-295 for placing steel beams for the new Providence Street Bridge in West Warwick. RIDOT is using accelerated bridge construction methods to replace this...
01/09/2024
For one night, starting at 5 p.m. on Sunday, January 14, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close lanes at the Route 146 intersection with Sayles Hill Road in North Smithfield. The closure will allow the Department to begin lifting steel beams as part of a new flyover...
01/09/2024
No arrests. Media Contact: Captain Jeffrey L'Heureux, District "B" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5614 or rispdps@risp....
01/05/2024
With levels of respiratory viruses like the flu and COVID-19 continuing to increase in Rhode Island and across the country, all Rhode Islanders are urged to take prevention measures to help keep themselves and their family members healthy. "As we have seen the last several years, holiday travel,
01/05/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that starting tomorrow morning, Saturday, January 6, a new traffic pattern will be in place on I-95 North after the Downtown exit and near Providence Place Mall in Providence. The changes are part of the Providence...
01/05/2024
Ridership data shows it is the appropriate time to wind down the temporary service The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that Friday, January 19 will be the last day of service for the temporary Bristol to Providence ferry. Ridership data indicates it is...
01/04/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Blue Ridge Beef is recalling specific lots of Kitten Mix and Puppy Mix due to contamination of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes. Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes can affect animals eating the products and there is...