State Government Press Releases

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09/10/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced that, at the recommendation of Rhode Island State Police Colonel James M. Manni, she has appointed J. David Smith to serve as the new Associate Director of the Rhode Island E-911 Uniform Emergency Telephone System. Smith has an...
08/28/2019
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency, on the authorization of Governor Gina Raimondo, today presented a check to the Potter League for Animals for going above and beyond the call of duty during the Newport Gas Outage last January. The animal shelter in Middletown took in 100 pets, stayed...
08/28/2019
Public urged to stay off the rocks near breakers and use caution along the coastline. PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) advises the public to use caution along shoreline areas today and over the next few days because of high surf generated by a tropical storm in the...
08/27/2019
The Rhode Island of Department Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Burlingame State Park Campground beach in Charlestown and Dyer Woods Campground beach in Foster for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to...
08/27/2019
Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that Boston Energy, a global wind turbine maintenance company, will make Rhode Island the home of its U.S operations. Boston Energy, which will be based at the Cambridge Innovation Center in Providence, will create more than 50 jobs in the Ocean State. "...
08/26/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommended to schools and municipal leaders today that games, practices, and other outdoor activities scheduled to occur during early morning or dusk hours be rescheduled to earlier in the afternoon or relocated to an indoor venue. The 'smart...
08/26/2019
Massachusetts today announced its third human case of EEE and two additional horse cases of EEE in Worcester County. MA has scheduled aerial spraying to start on August 25. DEM and RIDOH are advising all Rhode Island communities to take precautions. PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of...
08/26/2019
August 26, 2019--The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising the public that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a cluster of pulmonary illnesses possibly related to e-cigarette use, or "vaping." ...
08/25/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Burlingame State Park Camping Area in Charlestown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH recommends re-opening Bristol Town Beach because bacteria counts have returned to acceptable levels. Surfer's End of...
08/23/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Surfer's End at Sachuest Beach in Middletown 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...