State Government Press Releases

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06/16/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Gooseberry Beach in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH officials will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new...
06/15/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Fogland Beach in Tiverton and Gooseberry Beach in Newport 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....
06/15/2022
Starting on Friday night, June 17, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift travel lanes to the right on Route 146 at the bridges carrying the highway over Mineral Spring Avenue and Charles Street in North Providence. No exits or off-ramps will be affected by this change.
06/15/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Easton's Beach (also known as First Beach) in Newport 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...
06/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announce that DEM will receive $846,343 in grants from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace freight trucks and marine engines that move goods and services across the...
06/14/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that DEM will receive $846,343 in grants from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to replace freight trucks and marine engines that move goods and services...
06/13/2022
(Woonsocket, R.I.) Jeffrey Emidy, Interim Executive Director of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, announced that the National Park Service has clarified the boundaries of the Woonsocket Company/Bernon Mills Historic District and added information to the National...
06/13/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Holiday Acres Campground in Glocester 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 beach...
06/11/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Gooseberry Beach in Newport 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...
06/11/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Gooseberry Beach in Newport 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...