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State Government Press Releases

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06/27/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Aiming to provide all members of the public with access to public spaces to do things they enjoy, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is inviting persons with hearing and sensory sensitivities to a "quiet fireworks" display Tuesday, July 4, at Beavertail...
06/27/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is again asking the public to report sightings of wild turkeys, as part of its annual Wild Turkey Brood Survey. Biologists from DEM's Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) are asking Rhode Islanders to submit observations...
06/26/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) have announced $59,250 in grants to help farmers "green" their agricultural operations and save energy and money. The awards, funded through the...
06/23/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that Breakheart Pond in Exeter, Carolina Trout Pond in Richmond, and Shippee Sawmill Pond in Foster will be receiving treatments to control infestations of invasive aquatic weeds including...
06/23/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today was joined by House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Senate Committee on Judiciary Chairwoman Dawn Euer, and Chief Justice Paul Suttell as he swore in five new judges. "I am honored to swear in these five new judges, because they are the men and women who...
06/23/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the first set of mosquito samples of the 2023 season tested by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) State Health Laboratories has confirmed no positive isolations (findings) of West Nile...
06/23/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., Federal Highway Administration Rhode Island Division Administrator Derek Torey, Rhode Island Commerce Chief Marketing Officer Anika Kimble-Huntley, Providence Mayor Brett Smiley, and...
06/23/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Today, Governor Dan McKee was joined at the State House by Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Chief Judge John J. McConnell and other elected leaders to participate in a naturalization ceremony for 24 new United States citizens from 19 different countries. "Rhode Island is a welcoming...
06/22/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that given the current statewide extent of Beech Leaf Disease (BLD), reports to the DEM Forest Health and Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) programs are no longer requested. DEM's...
06/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe 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...