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State Government Press Releases

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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...
08/18/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening the beach at Burlingame Picnic and Campground in Charlestown because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new...
08/18/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today announced the RI Department of State's Voter Turnout Tracker data visualization tool is now available for the September 5, 2023 special primary. "Transparency and accuracy are critical components of our elections systems, and the Voter...
08/17/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the Post Road on- and off-ramps at the Airport Connector in Warwick to mill and pave the ramps beginning Sunday night, August 20. During the overnight closures, currently scheduled from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday-Thursday nights,...
08/17/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Third Beach in Middletown because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available. The most up-to-...
08/16/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing several beaches because of high bacteria levels: - Third Beach, Middletown - Sandy Point Beach, Portsmouth - Burlingame State Park Picnic Area, Charlestown - Burlingame State Park Campground, Charlestown RIDOH will...
08/16/2023
No arrests to report. Media Contact: 401-764-5604 Major Kenneth M. Moriarty, Detective...
08/15/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Upper J.L. Curran Reservoir in Cranston, due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm...
08/15/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), in partnership with the Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children (RIAEYC), today announced the first round of 54 awardees for the Step Up to Child Care WAGE$ Program (WAGE$) pilot...