State Government Press Releases

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07/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Gooseberry Beach and Fort Adams Beach in Newport, Saunderstown Yacht Club, Beach Bonnet Shores Beach in Narragansett, and North Kingstown Town Beach for swimming because bacteria levels have returned to acceptable measures. Sandy...
07/26/2019
WOONSOCKET, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) announced on July 25, 2019 new partnerships to support local families and children through Preschool Development Grants. The agencies awarded the grants totaling about $360,000...
07/26/2019
As states across the country respond to hepatitis A outbreaks and steep increases in the number of new hepatitis C infections, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) continues to advance several strategies to prevent new cases and eliminate viral hepatitis in Rhode Island. Hepatitis is...
07/26/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that $4 million in open space matching grants is available to help communities and local organizations protect valuable green space throughout the state. The Open Space Grant Program's 2019 grant round is now open, with...
07/26/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 168 mosquito samples from 26 traps set on Monday, July 15, have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). To date, in Rhode Island, there have been no...
07/25/2019
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today released the 2019 Rhode Island Debt Affordability Study, which provides comprehensive information on the debt, pension and post-employment liabilities of the state, municipalities and quasi-public agencies of Rhode Island. "Rhode Island must...
07/26/2019
Changes to affect R.I. Hospitals access for I-95 South The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the next step in a series of temporary traffic pattern changes on I-95 in Providence as part of the $10.8 million Oxford Street Bridge...
07/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Scarborough Beach - South and Barrington Town Beach for swimming because bacteria levels have returned to acceptable measures. Easton's Beach in Newport was re-opened earlier today. RIDOH is also recommending the closure of...
07/25/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public that a project to remove a downed tree and limb debris near the East Bay Bike Path at Franklin Street in Warren will take place on Monday, July 29, from 8 AM to 12 PM. Two crews from National Grid...
07/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Easton's Beach in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer...