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State Government Press Releases

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07/14/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is informing users of the East Bay Bike Path that a stretch of the path in Riverside will be closed for about three hours on the morning of Monday, July 17, for a paving repair project weather permitting. The bike...
07/13/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kent County YMCA in Warwick for swimming because of high bacteria levels. Oakland Beach and Conimicut Beach in Warwick are re-opened for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to...
07/13/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) is announcing the much-anticipated publication of The Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Rhode Island, a rich account of the data captured in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island (URI)...
07/12/2023
Arts and cultural activities to be supported throughout Rhode Island Providence, RI –The Governor and R.I. State Council on the Arts announced today 138 grants totaling $828,328 were awarded throughout Rhode Island to arts and culture organizations, individual artists and schools. Some of the...
07/12/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Briar Point Beach in Coventry, Hope Community Service Pond in Scituate, and Georgiaville Pond Beach in Smithfield for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through...
07/12/2023
Between Friday and mid-August, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Brown Dermatology, and partners statewide will be making free skin cancer screenings available at select Rhode Island parks and beaches on five dates. "Along with seeking shade and using a broad-spectrum sunscreen...
07/12/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Marine Fisheries and the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association are warning of receiving increased reports of anglers catching Smooth Puffer Fish in Rhode Island waters. Puffers belong to the family Tetradontidae,...
07/11/2023
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels during the afternoon and well into the evening on Wednesday, July 12. The alert is being issued statewide due to elevated ground level ozone concentrations. Fine...
07/11/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming because of high bacteria 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. The...
07/20/2023
Camp Ker-Anna in Cumberland is required to issue a boil water notice to its customers because E. coli bacteria was found in the water system. For more information, customers should refer to the notice provided to them by their water supply officials. Additional information can be found on the...