# RI.gov: Rhode Island Government


State Government Press Releases

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06/13/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Tiogue Lake in Coventry due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans and animals....
06/13/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Commerce Secretary Liz Tanner today announced the next round of the 'Take It Outside' Initiative; a statewide effort aimed at promoting outdoor commercial activities. "The 'Take It Outside' initiative was born out of the pandemic as a way to...
06/13/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Tiogue Lake in Coventry due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans and animals....
06/09/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is lifting the Air Quality Alert that had been issued for Friday June 9, 2023. The remnants of wildfire smoke plume that had been impacting the state have moved offshore south of the New England coastline as of 10:...
06/08/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is notifying the public that the significant smoke in our area will continue, with an Air Quality Alert being issued for Friday June 9, 2023. An alert is being issued for the third consecutive day for UNHEALTHY fine...
06/08/2023
Motorists strongly encouraged to use alternate routes to Providence The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that starting on Friday, June 9 at 7 p.m. it will temporarily close access to the Route 6/10 Connector inbound to Providence for...
06/08/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, Department of Housing Secretary Stefan Pryor and RIHousing announced the launch of the $4 million Municipal Technical Assistance Program (MTAP). From updating land use and permitting requirements to infrastructure evaluations, Rhode Island cities and towns can...
06/07/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is notifying the public that the significant smoke event will unfortunately continue into tomorrow, with another Air Quality Alert being issued for Thursday June 8, 2023. The alert is being issued for UNHEALTHY fine...
06/07/2023
Starting on Friday night, June 9, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift travel lanes at the Route 146/Sayles Hill Road intersection in North Smithfield, as part of the larger $196 million Route 146 Reconstruction Project. Lanes will be narrowed and shifted to the...
06/07/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced a Request for Proposals (RPF) for nearly $4 million in grants to foster new or expanded initiatives to promote learning beyond the formal school day and beyond the traditional 180-day school year. The Advancing Learning Beyond the 180-Day School...