State Government Press Releases

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09/18/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. In a move to protect taxpayers and ensure greater accountability, the board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation has taken action to place stricter controls over a new investment fund tax credit program. "My top priority is protecting taxpayers and while ensuring...
09/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are announcing that two additional Rhode Islanders have been diagnosed with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) this year. Rhode Island's total case count for human EEE cases for 2019 is...
09/17/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has been awarded a $2,905,000 grant from the USDA Forest Service Forest Legacy Program to protect 716 acres of forest in the Scituate Reservoir watershed from conversion to other uses. "For generations, Rhode Islanders...
09/17/2019
Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction the weekend of September 27-30 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has scheduled the first phase of the Lafayette Road Bridge replacement project for the weekend of September 27. Lafayette Road Bridge...
09/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is using a series of temporary traffic patterns along Route 146 in North Smithfield as part of a $7.1 million bridge preservation and rehabilitation project. The changes include the use of lane shifts and lane splits. Lane splits will be...
09/17/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Parks and Recreation invites Rhode Islanders to a fun-filled, family festival at Burlingame State Park and Campground in Charlestown on Sunday, October 13. The Burlingame Family Festival will be held from 11 AM to 5 PM and...
09/13/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising the public to not consume any products manufactured by Dupras Baking Co. of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Dupras makes rolls and bread products and sells them under the brand name Carancis. This advisory is being issued due to potential...
09/13/2019
State officials confirm an Eastern Equine Encephalitis detection in a Block Island mosquito sample; urge all Rhode Islanders to take personal precautions against insect-borne diseases before heading outdoors especially hunters gearing up for deer season. PROVIDENCE The Department of...
09/13/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with Ducks Unlimited, will offer a youth waterfowl orientation and training workshop from 4 PM to 7 PM on Thursday, September 26, at the Great Swamp Field Headquarters in West Kingston. The workshop will provide an...
09/13/2019
On Friday night, September 13, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift traffic to the right on I-295 South at the Exit 9 (Routes 6 and 6A) interchange in Johnston. The new traffic pattern should be in place by 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, September 14. This lane shift...