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State Government Press Releases

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03/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI East Matunuck State Beach will close for about a two-week stretch starting Monday, April 3, to allow crews to wrap up a construction project that added a third lane to the entrance and strengthened stormwater controls, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced...
03/29/2023
Change will create a more direct link between Downtown Newport and the City's North End The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that tomorrow night, Thursday, March 30, it will open a new intersection at the Pell Bridge Ramps Project,...
03/29/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore, in collaboration with Governor Dan McKee, today announced the tentative calendar for the upcoming special election in Congressional District 1. The special election will fill the vacancy anticipated by Congressman David N. Cicilline's planned...
03/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) are encouraging Rhode Island communities that have identified needed water quality improvement projects to submit them for inclusion on DEM's fiscal year 2024 project priority list (PPL)....
03/28/2023
Champion to participate in national poetry competitions in May With the recitation of "No, I wasn't meant to love and be loved," by Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib, Classical High School junior and 2023 Youth Poet Ambassador, Natasha Connolly, won the 18th annual 2023 R.I. Poetry Out Loud State...
03/28/2023
On Thursday, March 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to shift the travel lanes to the northern half of the George Washington Highway (Route 116) Bridge, located between Harris Road and West Reservoir Road in Smithfield. It carries 13,000 vehicles per day over I-...
03/26/2023
ARREST: 23RIK3-66-AR LOCATION: COVENTRY At 3:51 PM, Troopers out of the Hope Valley Barracks arrested Melia Amore, age 39 of 13 Lane A, Coventry, Rhode Island for Throwing Articles at Moving Vehicles. This arrest was the result of a road rage incident investigation that occurred on...
03/24/2023
On Thursday night, March 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will open a new intersection at the Pell Bridge Ramps Project that will reconnect two sections of JT Connell Highway that were bisected more than 50 years ago with the construction of the original ramp system. The...
03/24/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announces the award of $104,769 in matching grants to eight communities and marinas to help expand and maintain boat pumpout facilities and keep coastal waters across Rhode Island clean. The grants, funded by the US Fish...
03/23/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Wearing a life jacket while paddling in Rhode Island will no longer be optional; it will be required, according to new boating safety regulations announced today by the Department of Environmental Management (DEM). The "mandatory personal flotation device (PDF) wear for all paddle...