State Government Press Releases

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04/03/2020
Opening of state campgrounds delayed until at least May 1st PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds Rhode Islanders that state parks, beaches and campgrounds are closed due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. "Restricting access to public places where any...
04/03/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) remind users of the Blackstone River Bikeway in Lincoln and Cumberland about possible closures of segments of the bike path during weekday hours this spring and into the early...
04/03/2020
*No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp....
04/02/2020
With Rhode Island's coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) testing capacity now expanded, all Rhode Islanders who have symptoms of COVID-19 are encouraged to call a healthcare provider to get scheduled for a test. It is critical that people who are experiencing symptoms also self-isolate and have as...
04/02/2020
*No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp....
04/01/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo today made several announcements today about the state's response to COVID-19. - RI Delivers: Today the state launched RI Delivers, Rhode Island's connection to help for those living in quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19. This service will ensure that Rhode...
03/31/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole, Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) made several announcements about the state's response to COVID-19. - State parks and beaches: As of this Friday, April 3rd, state beaches and parks in Rhode Island will...
03/31/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that within the next two weeks, RIDOT will be advertising a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Washington Bridge Rehabilitation design-build Project. RIDOT is scheduling for the work on the Washington Bridge to start this year...
03/31/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces the temporary closure of Rhode Island state parks and beaches due to the COVID-19 public health crisis. To protect public safety, all state parks and beaches, along with their parking areas, will be closed beginning Friday,...
03/31/2020
March 31, 2020: The Rhode Island Superior Court will start a business protection program in response to disruptions caused by COVID-19, Presiding Justice Alice Bridget Gibney announced today. Under the Business Recovery Plan, the court will supervise and provide protections for Rhode Island...