State Government Press Releases

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09/12/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI: The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that the emergency closure of certain shellfishing areas in Narragansett Bay ended at sunrise today. DEM put the emergency closures in place after more than 8 inches of rain fell on the Providence...
09/12/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that ground beef products in HelloFresh meal kits may be associated with Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 illness. The meal kits containing ground beef for this public health alert were shipped to consumers between July 2, 2022...
09/09/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and Lt. Governor Sabina Matos released the following statements to mark the 21st anniversary of the attacks on September 11, 2001: "It has been 21 years since the tragic events of September 11, 2001. We mourn the lives that were lost on that morning,...
09/09/2022
Starting Sunday, September 11, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin a series of night time closures of Route 4 to remove the temporary arches at the Division Street Bridge on the East Greenwich/Warwick line. All the closures will take place from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. The...
09/09/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Spring Lake in Burrillville. (Spring Lake is also known as Herring Pond.) The advisory was related to high levels of...
09/08/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, in accordance with a proclamation issued by President Biden, has ordered U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. The flags will be flown at half-staff until...
09/08/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI: The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that work will begin Sept. 13 to add another lane to the entrance and strengthen stormwater controls at East Matunuck State Beach in South Kingstown. DEM anticipates that the almost-$700,000 project, which...
09/08/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) will receive more than $10.5 million from the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) for their Behavioral Health System of Care for...
09/07/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. To better help Rhode Islanders understand the vote tabulation and public results reporting process for the September 13th primary election, the Rhode Island Board of Elections has released the following timeline:
09/02/2022
Starting on Friday night, September 16, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin shifting traffic in phases onto the new I-95 Northbound Providence Viaduct. The first lane will shift onto the bridge on September 16, the remaining lanes approximately two weeks later, and...