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State Government Press Releases

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08/03/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters of important deadlines for the special elections being held this fall. There are special elections for Congressional District 1, State Senate District 1,...
08/03/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kingston's Camp and Camp Hoffman in Kingston for swimming because of high bacteria levels in the water. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new...
08/02/2023
Providence, RI—The R.I. State Council on the Arts announced today that applications are now open for grants to arts and culture organizations, folk and individual artists, and arts educators. The deadline for Folk Arts Apprenticeships and Fellowships is on Friday, Sept. 15. The deadline for...
08/02/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. and several municipal leaders gathered today at the Rhode Island State House to announce the launch of the application process for the Governor's #RIReady...
08/01/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Boone Lake in Exeter and Slacks Reservoir in Greenville. The advisory was related to high levels of blue-green algae,
08/01/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced that Rhode Island has been awarded $915,000 in federal funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a coordinated, data-driven suicide prevention program for higher-risk populations. For the initiative, the Rhode...
08/01/2023
On Friday, August 4, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to shift travel lanes to the northern half of the Farnum Pike (Route 104) bridges over I-295 in Smithfield. This will create a work zone on the southern half of the bridges for repair work. The bridges – one...
08/01/2023
Starting on Friday night, August 4, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will reduce the number of travel lanes from two to one in both directions of the Airport Connector at the Jefferson Boulevard exit in Warwick. The lane restriction will be in place until the end of the year.
07/28/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Kingston's Camp Beach in Kingston 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...
07/28/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Spectacle Pond in Cranston and the area of Wenscott Reservoir on the southwest side of Douglas Pike (Route 7) in North Providence, due to a blue-...