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10/10/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Spectacle Pond in Cranston, Mashapaug Pond in Providence, and Little Pond in Warwick due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the lake.
10/06/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore and the RI Department of State Elections Division are today reminding eligible voters of the voter registration deadline for the special elections being held this fall. There are special elections for Congressional District 1, State Senate...
10/06/2023
As part of efforts to leverage data to prevent overdoses and save lives, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is activating an enhanced system to track non-fatal overdoses throughout the state daily, and to get alerts out into the community in real time. Before this system enhancement,
10/05/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, and the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) today launched Educate401.org, an online recruitment and resource hub for current and prospective educators. The website highlights the best of Rhode Island and...
10/05/2023
First event focused on "Civic Engagement and Storytelling" PROVIDENCE, RI – The Rhode Island Department of State will kick off its new Civic Engagement lecture series on Wednesday, October 11 at the Rhode Island State Library. The first event of the series, Civic Education and Storytelling,...
10/04/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing Rhode Island's first human case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in 2023. WNV is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The person who tested positive was a resident of Newport County in their 70s who developed symptoms of WNV...
10/04/2023
Governor Dan McKee joined leaders from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today to get his flu shot and encourage everyone 6 months of age and older to get their flu shots to stay as healthy as possible this fall and winter. "Getting a flu shot is your best protection against...
10/04/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut today announced New England's first offshore wind multi-state coordination memorandum of understanding (MOU), which creates a pathway for a potential coordinated selection of offshore wind as each state solicits offshore wind energy...
10/03/2023
Block Island, RI—The gallery at the Block Island Airport, a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC), announced the opening of its fall exhibition featuring works by Monica Hurley, Providence. The exhibition runs through...
10/03/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today issued the following statement in observance of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, recognized annually in October: "As we recognize Cybersecurity Awareness Month, I am acutely aware of the challenges facing our elections systems, and of the...