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State Government Press Releases

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07/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today announced that Jennifer Griffith has joined the RI Department of State as Legal Counsel. "We are honored to have Jennifer join our team as Legal Counsel for the Rhode Island Department of State," said Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore. "...
07/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that $3 million in matching grants are available to help communities and local organizations protect valuable open space throughout Rhode Island through DEM's Local Open Space Grant Program. The grant round officially...
07/27/2023
Starting Friday night, July 28, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will change the traffic pattern on Route 146 at the Hawkins Street Bridge over Route 146 in Providence. The next phase of work to continue concrete repairs on this 66-year-old structure requires RIDOT to shift travel...
07/27/2023
As part of an ongoing $35.7 million bridge project on Route 146, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will implement lane shifts on Friday night, July 28, at the structurally deficient Breakneck Hill Road Bridge (Exit 5/Route 123), which is being completely replaced. The travel lanes...
07/27/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced that starting this month, the 125-year-old Rhode Island State House will have the entire surface of its Georgian marble professionally cleaned. Johnston-based East Coast Masonry & Restoration Inc. is charged with performing the work. The...
07/27/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts today announced the beginning of the process of naming the next State Poet of Rhode Island. This position, created by law by the Rhode Island General Assembly in 1987, will be filled through a five-year appointment...
07/26/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Burlingame Picnic Area in Charlestown and Hope Community Service Center Pond in Scituate because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a...
07/26/2023
NEWPORT, RI – This morning, Governor Dan McKee, Newport Mayor Xay Khamsyvoravong, and Rhode Island Department of Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green visited the Newport Public Schools' Cyber Camp, held this week at CCRI's Newport Campus, to promote learning beyond the formal school day...
07/26/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – With Rhode Island experiencing extreme heat over the next few days, Governor Dan McKee is alerting Rhode Islanders to the availability of cooling centers statewide and is reminding people about measures to take to stay healthy and safe. "Extreme heat can be a serious health...
07/25/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Hoffman in South Kingstown and Harmony Hill School in Chepachet 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...