State Government Press Releases

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06/19/2022
Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change as new data become available. The most up-to-date beach...
06/17/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick and Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the...
06/17/2022
Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr., and Rhode Island Commerce President and Chief Operating Officer Hilary Fagan today kicked off the 2022 Providence-Newport Ferry season. The popular service returns for its seventh season...
06/17/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is lifting the no-contact advisory it placed June 5 on the stretch of the Blackstone River and any waters that receive flow from the Blackstone River, including but not limited to the Blackstone Canal and Scott Pond,...
06/17/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of the planned weekend closure for a section of Route 10 North where it meets Route 6 in Providence, scheduled to take place from 7 p.m. Friday, June 24 until 5 a.m. on Monday, June 27. The closure is part of the ongoing...
06/16/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Easton's Beach in Newport and Fogland Beach in Tiverton for swimming because bacteria counts there have returned to safe levels. RIDOH recommends the closure of Goddard State Park Beach in Warwick for swimming due to high bacteria...
06/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced changes and additions to the Board of Education, the Council on Postsecondary Education, and the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education. David A Caprio, Esq. Governor McKee has appointed David Caprio to the Board of Education and to...
06/16/2022
EAST PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today joined with Rhode Island Housing to announce a historic investment of more than $80 million to create and preserve more than 875 homes across the state. Of these, over 800 will be affordable units. Through a combination of state and federal resources,...
06/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The 15-year-old boy who was pulled from the water shortly after 6 PM June 12 at Lincoln Woods State Park has died, according to a GoFundMe page set up by friends of his family. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is confirming that the victim is Melecio DeLeon Regil...
06/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee released the following statement on today's jobs report, which shows the state's unemployment rate has once again decreased, this time falling below 3 percent for the first time in over 30 years: "The numbers in today's jobs report speak for themselves: more...