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State Government Press Releases

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07/02/2024
As part of ongoing improvements to Putnam Pike (Route 44) and Reservoir Road in Glocester, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Reservoir Road, from Putnam Pike to South Main Street, weekdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. for approximately one month, starting on...
07/01/2024
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the Rhode Island State Archives today announced that the State Archives will be open for special Independence Day hours on July 4 so that the public can view Rhode Island's three copies of the Declaration of Independence. "As we look...
06/28/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Barrington Town Beach 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 available.
06/28/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Prophet Premium Blends is recalling Diamond Shruumz Infused Cones, Chocolate Bars, and Gummies (Micro- and Mega/Extreme-Dose), because these products contain Muscimol, a chemical found in mushrooms of the genus Amanita....
06/28/2024
On Sunday night, July 7 from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m., the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to close Providence Street (Route 33) over I-295 at the Providence Street Bridge in West Warwick for bridge work. During the closure, motorists are advised to follow signed...
06/27/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Barrington Town Beach due to high bacteria counts. RIDOH also recommends reopening Briar Point Beach in Coventry and Hope Community Service Pond in Scituate for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH...
06/27/2024
Starting Sunday night, June 30, at 9 p.m., through early September, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to mill then pave Route 1 (Tower Hill Road) South, from Shermantown Road in North Kingstown to the Oliver Stedman Government Center in South Kingstown. This work...
06/26/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Slacks Reservoir Little Beach in Greenville. The advisory was related to high levels of blue-green algae, also known...
06/26/2024
At the request of the City of Providence, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Exit 1A (India Street) off I-195 East on Tuesday, July 2 (rain date, Wednesday, July 3) from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. This will allow for the safe and orderly set up and breakdown and overall...
06/26/2024
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is issuing a reminder about important steps people should take to stay healthy and safe during the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which runs from June through November. Hurricanes can cause illness, injury, damage to houses and buildings, and...