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State Government Press Releases

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08/02/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. and several municipal leaders gathered today at the Rhode Island State House to announce the launch of the application process for the Governor's #RIReady...
08/01/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Boone Lake in Exeter and Slacks Reservoir in Greenville. The advisory was related to high levels of blue-green algae,
08/01/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced that Rhode Island has been awarded $915,000 in federal funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a coordinated, data-driven suicide prevention program for higher-risk populations. For the initiative, the Rhode...
08/01/2023
On Friday, August 4, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to shift travel lanes to the northern half of the Farnum Pike (Route 104) bridges over I-295 in Smithfield. This will create a work zone on the southern half of the bridges for repair work. The bridges one...
08/01/2023
Starting on Friday night, August 4, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will reduce the number of travel lanes from two to one in both directions of the Airport Connector at the Jefferson Boulevard exit in Warwick. The lane restriction will be in place until the end of the year.
07/28/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Kingston's Camp Beach in Kingston because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day. The status of a beach may change as new data become available. The...
07/28/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Spectacle Pond in Cranston and the area of Wenscott Reservoir on the southwest side of Douglas Pike (Route 7) in North Providence, due to a blue-...
07/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore today announced that Jennifer Griffith has joined the RI Department of State as Legal Counsel. "We are honored to have Jennifer join our team as Legal Counsel for the Rhode Island Department of State," said Secretary of State Gregg M. Amore. "...
07/28/2023
PROVIDENCE, RI The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that $3 million in matching grants are available to help communities and local organizations protect valuable open space throughout Rhode Island through DEM's Local Open Space Grant Program. The grant round officially...
07/27/2023
Starting Friday night, July 28, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation will change the traffic pattern on Route 146 at the Hawkins Street Bridge over Route 146 in Providence. The next phase of work to continue concrete repairs on this 66-year-old structure requires RIDOT to shift travel...