State Government Press Releases

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07/13/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Turner Reservoir in East Providence due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins,...
07/13/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for Church Woods (Charlestown) has been lifted. The system was required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory because it lost pressure. Before consuming water from this system again, people should clean and sanitize...
07/13/2018
Raimondo, Coit to kick off Summer Hours at Scarborough Beach on Monday; Governor to sign Executive Order to reduce reliance on single-use plastics PROVIDENCE, RI - The Governor's Office announced today dates for Governor Raimondo's Summer Office Hours at state beaches and parks. The first open...
07/13/2018
As part of the Pine Street Bridge replacement project in Pawtucket, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next four-night series of highway closures for I-95 North and South at Exit 27 will begin on Sunday night, July 22. The Pine Street Bridge, closed to...
07/12/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Grosvenor Beach in North Kingstown for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status of a...
07/13/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today signed an Executive Order announcing that the 30th Governor's Bay Day celebration will take place on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Governor's Bay Day will include free parking at all Rhode Island state beaches, as well as fishing in Rhode Island's...
07/12/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 125 mosquito samples from 35 traps set on Monday, June 25, have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). To date, in Rhode Island, three mosquito...
07/12/2018
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today posted for public comment its Environmental Assessment (EA) for Toll Locations 3, 4 & 6 through 13 on I-95, I-195, I-295, US Route 6, and RI Route 146 in the towns of...
07/12/2018
Governor Gina M. Raimondo recently signed into law a $9.6 billion state budget for the fiscal year that began July 1st. The budget bill allocates $632.8 million for our Department to continue to be the safety net agency helping more than 300,000 Rhode Islanders annually with food assistance,...
07/12/2018
As a follow-up to last December's rating agency presentations, the Rhode Island Treasurer's Office is holding another ratings-related issuer education conference. Date: Monday, July 16, 2018 Time: 1:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Place: New England Tech Media Presentation Theatre ...