State Government Press Releases

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11/29/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today celebrated the early reopening of the Woonsocket Hill Road Bridge in North Smithfield. The Department closed the structurally deficient bridge in February and completed its replacement approximately one month ahead of schedule. The...
11/28/2018
Based on new information, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have narrowed their warning to consumers. (Initial warning issued November 20.) Consumers, retailers, and restaurants should not serve romaine lettuce from the Central Coast growing regions of northern and central California. If...
11/28/2018
The Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for tMr. Z's Restaurant by the Lake in Chepachet (Glocester) has been lifted. Before consuming water from this system again, people should clean and sanitize refrigerators with water dispensers and/or ice machines, replace any water treatment filter...
11/28/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds all Rhode Islanders that, for safety reasons, they must wear fluorescent orange when in State management areas and undeveloped State parks during the shotgun deer hunting season, which opens on Saturday, December 1.
11/27/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today celebrated the reopening of the Simmonsville Bridge in Johnston, which has been closed since July. RIDOT completely replaced this structurally deficient bridge in less than five months. By coordinating with the community to completely...
11/27/2018
Informational meetings to be held in Providence on Nov. 29 and Exeter on Dec. 5 PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the United States Forest Service and the Rhode Island Tree Council, today announced $15,000 is available in matching...
11/27/2018
We are pleased to announce some changes to our Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) team. Effective November 13, 2018, Bethany Caputo started as the new SNAP Administrator. Ms. Caputo is no stranger to this Department. In fact, she is returning after a little more than a year with...
11/26/2018
The Village on Chopmist Hill, located at 40 Hemlock Drive in Glocester, has proactively issued precautionary boil water notice to its customers because the water system lost pressure. Customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption, including drinking...
11/26/2018
In early November, DHS started holding orientations for those who have been told they are an ABAWD (Able-Bodied Adults without Dependents). The meetings gave them a chance to learn about benefit and workforce opportunities. The next two SNAP ABAWD orientations, which occur in all DHS regional...
11/26/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that a traffic shift on the 6/10 Interchange that puts Route 6 eastbound and westbound traffic on the westbound side of Route 6 will take place on the evening of Friday, November 30, 2018. Work will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end...