# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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08/24/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, and Senate President Dominick J. Ruggerio today announced their appointments to the Cannabis Advisory Board. Per state statute, the Cannabis Advisory Board will work in collaboration with the Cannabis Control Commission to...
08/24/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced ten projects across Rhode Island that will share over $1.47 million for improvements to commercial districts. The Main Street RI Streetscape Improvement Fund grants will help pay for safer sidewalks, new way-finding signage, upgraded building...
08/23/2023
Starting Friday, August 25, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin a series of four consecutive weekend lane closures of I-95 near Route 10/Exit 33 at the Cranston/Providence line for replacement of the Wellington Avenue Bridge. Travelers should expect delays and...
08/23/2023
Starting on Saturday, August 26, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will adjust the traffic pattern on I-195 West on the Washington Bridge in East Providence, and remove the current lane split. This is approximately three months earlier than planned, welcome news to travelers...
08/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available.
08/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is letting consumers know that Rocky Rhode Oysters Co., LLC, doing business as Walrus and Carpenter Oysters, is recalling all oysters harvested from the Walrus & Carpenter Oysters, LLC Farm with harvest dates of 7/28/2023 until 8/19/2023. This...
08/21/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Canonicus Beach in Exeter because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available.
08/21/2023
On Sunday afternoon, August 27, starting at 3 p.m., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Route 146A South to Route 146 South in North Smithfield. The road will reopen by 6 a.m. on Monday, August 28. During the closure, RIDOT will demolish a portion of a...
08/21/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Coomer Lake in Glocester, Roger Williams Park Ponds in Providence, and a Section of Tiogue Lake in the cove located between Harrington Drive and...
08/18/2023
Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, August 25, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin a series of four consecutive weekend lane closures of I-95 near Route 10/Exit 33 at the Cranston/Providence line for replacement of the Wellington Avenue Bridge. Travelers should expect...