State Government Press Releases

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06/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that it has begun distributing mosquito larvicide to communities to help control mosquito populations statewide this summer. Yesterday, DEM gave away a product called FourStar in the form of a briquet...
06/10/2022
Motorists strongly encouraged to use I-95 to bypass The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) updated its planned weekend closure for a section of Route 10 North where it meets Route 6 in Providence, which is now scheduled to take place from 7 p.m. Friday, June 24...
06/10/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The no-contact advisory on the Blackstone River that the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced June 5 because of partly treated wastewater being discharged by the Woonsocket Regional Wastewater Treatment Facility will continue as the plant's operators correct...
06/09/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Almy Pond in Newport due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm humans...
06/09/2022
Tomorrow morning, Friday, June 10, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will open a new intersection for Waterfront Drive and Massasoit Avenue in East Providence, providing a direct connection between these two roads and affording easier and direct access to the Henderson Bridge....
06/09/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing 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. The status of a beach may...
06/09/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced the first probable monkeypox case in a male in his thirties and a resident of Providence County. The person has tested positive for an orthopox virus, and confirmation for monkeypox is pending testing at the Centers for Disease Control...
06/08/2022
On Friday night, June 10, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the traffic pattern on Route 138 East just after crossing the Pell Bridge into Newport and establish a lane split, with one lane open on either side of the split. All traffic using the Downtown Newport...
06/08/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing 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. The status of a beach may...
06/08/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today signed into law the 'Let RI Vote Act,' legislation which expands voter access while ensuring the integrity of Rhode Island elections. "There is nothing more fundamentally American than the right to vote it provides every Rhode Islander the opportunity...