State Government Press Releases

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07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Harmony Hill School beach in Chapachet for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a...
07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) urges all Rhode Islanders to take certain precautions over the coming days to keep themselves, their loved ones, and their neighbors safe during the extreme heat. "Extreme heat can be a serious health concern for anyone. However, extreme heat can be...
07/18/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that beginning next month, it will administer surf and non-surf lifeguard certification testing for the 2020 season. Certification is required for lifeguard positions at all Rhode Island beaches. The...
07/18/2019
Providence, RI RIHousing and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced today the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Zero Energy for the Ocean State (ZEOS) Demonstration Project. The pilot program offers a grant of up to $250,000 to design and construct affordable,...
07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has submitted its major amendment to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) to the Transportation Advisory Committee for review. The amendment reflects changes necessary for RIDOT to achieve its core mission of reaching a 90...
07/18/2019
Event will be streamed live on www.riag.ri.gov starting at 9 a.m. Friday This Friday, July 19, 2019, Attorney General Peter Neronha will host the 21st Annual Open Government Summit at Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m....
07/18/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 No arrests to report.
07/17/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 146 mosquito samples from 29 traps set on Monday, July 8, have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). To date, in Rhode Island, there have been no...
07/17/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a 'Bioluminescence Night' at Beavertail State Park, in Jamestown, next week. The event will include an outdoor viewing of the movie Surf's Up, stargazing, and illuminated jellyfish and other local sea creatures.
07/19/2019
Project at center of Innovation & Design District in former I-195 Land PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today joined state and local officials, representatives from Wexford Science and Technology, Brown University, the Cambridge Innovation Center, Johnson & Johnson, and members...