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State Government Press Releases

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12/27/2023
In a year full of public health successes, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) put interventions in place throughout the State in 2023 to promote healthy lifestyle changes, ensure the safety of food and drinking water, promote emergency preparedness, perform infectious disease and...
12/27/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The RI Department of State Elections Division is today issuing a reminder of the presidential candidate filing period, taking place tomorrow, December 28 through Saturday, December 30 at 12:00 p.m. Presidential candidates who intend to seek a political party endorsement from...
12/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the recreational advisories at Waterman Reservoir in Glocester/Greenville, Little Pond in Warwick, Blackamore Pond in Cranston, and Indian Lake in South Kingstown. The...
12/21/2023
Effective today, Thursday, December 21, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has closed Route 7 (Douglas Turnpike) North, between Lorry Lane and Victory Highway in Burrillville, to repair damage from excessive rainfall from the Monday, December 18 rainstorm. Route 7 North...
12/19/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that because of a mechanical issue with a crane being used to position a floating dock for passengers to embark and disembark at the ferry terminal at India Point Park in Providence, the first day of ferry service will now begin...
12/18/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has contracted with SeaStreak, Rhode Island Fast Ferry and the Block Island Ferry to offer free ferry service to travelers who need to commute between the Bristol area and Providence starting Wednesday, December 20, 2023...
12/18/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the Quaker Oats Company is recalling specific granola bars and granola cereals because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Most of the granola bars were sold as Quaker Big Chewy Bars. Recalled...
12/15/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) early this morning opened two bypass lanes for I-195 West traffic from East Providence to Providence. This temporary traffic pattern will allow two lanes of travel westbound and two lanes of travel eastbound all operating on the eastbound...
12/14/2023
Today, Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) Interim Director Utpala Bandy, MD, MPH and Rhode Island Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, the two State regulators empowered to oversee hospital conversions in Rhode Island, notified the parties involved in the proposed hospital conversions of...
12/13/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is recommending that ambulances be used by pregnant people in the East Bay who are in labor and who, after consulting with their healthcare professional, need to get to a medical facility west of the Washington Bridge immediately. The Washington Bridge...