State Government Press Releases

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07/19/2019
PROVIDENCE With summer in full swing, the harvest of July yields an abundance of fresh, colorful, and locally-grown produce that is now available for purchase at farmers' markets and roadside stands throughout the state. From now through late October, farmers' markets in state parks managed...
07/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Today, Governor Raimondo released the following statement on Providence public schools: "Over the past few weeks, Commissioner Infante-Green has listened to hundreds of parents, students, educators and community members as they've shared their experiences with Providence Public...
07/19/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 1:45 AM, Troopers arrested Jeanine Audette, age 39, of 568 Willow Street, 2nd Floor, Woonsocket, RI for: 1) Rhode Island State Police Finical Crimes Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Fraudulently Obtaining Assistance...
07/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order announcing that the 31st Governor's Bay Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 28, 2019. The day includes family-friendly activities and free parking at all Rhode Island state beaches, as well as fishing in Rhode...
07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Harmony Hill School beach in Chapachet for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a...
07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) urges all Rhode Islanders to take certain precautions over the coming days to keep themselves, their loved ones, and their neighbors safe during the extreme heat. "Extreme heat can be a serious health concern for anyone. However, extreme heat can be...
07/18/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that beginning next month, it will administer surf and non-surf lifeguard certification testing for the 2020 season. Certification is required for lifeguard positions at all Rhode Island beaches. The...
07/18/2019
Providence, RI RIHousing and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced today the release of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Zero Energy for the Ocean State (ZEOS) Demonstration Project. The pilot program offers a grant of up to $250,000 to design and construct affordable,...
07/18/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has submitted its major amendment to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) to the Transportation Advisory Committee for review. The amendment reflects changes necessary for RIDOT to achieve its core mission of reaching a 90...
07/18/2019
Event will be streamed live on www.riag.ri.gov starting at 9 a.m. Friday This Friday, July 19, 2019, Attorney General Peter Neronha will host the 21st Annual Open Government Summit at Roger Williams University School of Law in Bristol, Rhode Island. The event will be held from 9:00 a.m....