State Government Press Releases

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10/20/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has been chosen to receive $312,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) as one of 35 participants in Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Climate Challenge Initiative. The Climate Challenge...
10/20/2022
Leaders from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Providence Community Health Centers (PCHC) gathered today at PCHC's Chafee Health Center to officially kick off Rhode Island's 2022-2023 flu vaccination campaign. "Rhode Island is a national leader for COVID-19 vaccination. Now it's...
10/19/2022
At yesterday's meeting of the Rhode Island Board of Elections, the Board voted to refer two cases involving serious campaign finance violations to the Office of the Attorney General. In the matter of Lawrence Valencia, in his capacity as Treasurer of the Richmond Democratic Town Committee, the...
10/18/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact Stafford Pond in Tiverton in the vicinity of the boat ramp located off Stafford Pond Road (aka Route 81) due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria)...
10/17/2022
In an effort to expand access to monkeypox vaccine to all eligible Rhode Islanders, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is partnering with community organizations and businesses to offer vaccination clinics for hospitality workers and others who may not have been able to attend...
10/17/2022
The Confreda Greenhouses and Farms public water system (2150 Scituate Avenue, Hope) is required to issue a do not drink notice for infants 6 months and younger to their customers and employees because nitrate was found in the well over the maximum contaminant level. Parents should not give the...
10/17/2022
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, U.S. Senator Jack Reed, Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti, Jr. and East Providence Mayor Bob DaSilva today joined state and local leaders to celebrate the completion of the resurfacing of Route 114 (East Shore Expressway/...
10/16/2022
At 1:00 AM, Troopers arrested Devon Waheed, age 34, of 17 Althea Street, Apt. #1F, Providence, Rhode Island on a Sixth Division District Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Providence Police Department.
10/14/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact and water recreation at Slack Reservoir in Smithfield/Johnston and Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom.
10/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI With Governor Dan McKee proclaiming October as Farm to School Month across Rhode Island, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing a $260,000 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm to School grant award. The statewide proclamation aligns with...