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State Government Press Releases

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06/30/2023
WOONSOCKET, RI- Yesterday, Governor Dan McKee and Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt today signed the Learn365RI Municipal Compact. "Woonsocket has already hit the ground running to provide expanded out-of-school learning opportunities for their students. Today, I'm proud that the City has...
06/30/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today signed into law legislation sponsored by Senator Melissa Murray that will help reduce the spread of HIV transmission by making HIV-prevention and post exposure medications accessible and covered by insurance, including newer injectable formulations. The...
06/30/2023
NEW SHOREHAM, RI Today, Governor Dan McKee and New Shoreham Town Manager Maryanne Crawford today signed the Learn365RI Municipal Compact. "Across Rhode Island, we want to get all of our children to cross the finish line without slowing down and we want to remove the hurdles that may be...
06/30/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing several beaches because of high bacteria levels: - Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown - Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth - City Park and Conimicut Beach in Warwick - Kent County YMCA in Warwick RIDOH will...
06/29/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Tiogue Lake in Coventry. The advisory related to high levels of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria. ...
06/29/2023
Sophie's Brew House, Inc. in Exeter 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...
06/28/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is alerting customers of the Greenville Water District Water System (PWS ID# RI1858410) that if they lost pressure or were without water on June 26 or after, they should boil their water before consuming it. This is because of a water main break that...
06/28/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Slack's Pond Beach in Smithfield and Ginny-B Campground in Foster 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...
06/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is notifying the public that smoke from Canadian wildfires will be impacting the area, with an Air Quality Alert being issued for Thursday June 29, 2023. An alert is being issued for UNHEALTHY fine particles on the Air...
06/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, many Rhode Islanders and out-of-state visitors will plan on visiting one of the Ocean State's world-class state beaches. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is urging beachgoers to buy their parking passes online today to...