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State Government Press Releases

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11/28/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Upper and Lower Melville Ponds in Portsmouth and Carbuncle Pond in Coventry. The advisories were related to high...
11/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today joined fellow members of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) in the #TrustedInfo2024 voter education effort to encourage citizens to look to election officials as the trusted sources of election information ahead of the...
11/27/2023
On November 24, 2023, members of the Gaming Enforcement Unit arrested Sharee Vanover, age 32, of 24 Hereford Street, Providence, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre-trial Conference on an original charge of Unlawful Breaking and...
11/27/2023
U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressmen Seth Magaziner and Gabe Amo, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. and other federal, state and local leaders today gathered to celebrate the opening of the new Henderson Bridge connecting Providence...
11/27/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that Rhode Island has been ranked 11th in the nation for its use of transportation funding under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an international non-profit...
11/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it is postponing the planned traffic pattern change on I-95 North after the Downtown exit and near Providence Place Mall, as part of the Providence Viaduct Northbound project. "Due to construction delays, the contractor...
11/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers, healthcare professionals, and healthcare facilities that Nurse Assist is recalling certain saline (0.9% sodium chloride) and sterile water medical products due to the potential for a lack of sterility assurance. The products may...
11/21/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Indian Lake in South Kingstown due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms in the ponds. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can...
11/20/2023
As a part of on-going efforts to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding Rhode Islanders about the importance of using antibiotics properly. People should only use antibiotics when they are truly necessary, and antibiotics should be used...
11/20/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that HMC Farms is recalling peaches, plums, and nectarines sold in retail stores between May 1 and November 15, 2022, and between May 1 and November 15, 2023. The fruit is being recalled because it has the potential to be...