State Government Press Releases

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09/23/2022
The Office of the State Medical Examiners at the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has identified the second of two decedents recovered at a home in Woonsocket on September 19th as Daniel Grabowski. Earlier this week, RIDOH identified the other decedent recovered in the home as Susan Menard.
09/23/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced that the The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has been awarded $750,000 in federal funds to coordinate with the Providence Veterans Administration Medical Center (VA), other State agencies, and a range of community partners to implement...
09/23/2022
Starting Sunday night, September 25, motorists can expect traffic impacts on Route 146 North and South for overnight demolition of the Twin River Road and Breakneck Hill Road bridges in Lincoln. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will demolish both bridges, which cross over...
09/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Commerce today announced the next cohort of the Wavemaker Fellowship program, a competitive student loan reimbursement program for recent graduates working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and certain design fields....
09/22/2022
Rhode Island Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Administrator Carlos C. Machado this week recognized two divisions at the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) for excellence in helping to keep pedestrians safe and for prudent stewardship in closing out projects, often freeing up...
09/21/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with J.L Curran Upper Reservoir in Cranston due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm...
09/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is pleased to announce the launch of the National Archery in the Schools Program. The National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP®), promotes instruction in international-style target archery as an in-school program...
09/21/2022
(Providence, R.I.) The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission will present Rhode Island Archaeology Month throughout October. This program showcases Rhode Island's rich archaeological heritage through a series of free public educational events led by professional...
09/21/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI —The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that as of sunrise today, it has reopened most of upper Narragansett Bay shellfish Area A that it had closed after a sewage spill on Lake Shore Drive in Warwick Sept. 12. DEM also is updating the estimated...
09/21/2022
The Office of the State Medical Examiners at the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) has identified one of the two decedents recovered at a home in Woonsocket on September 19th as Susan Menard. The identity of the second decedent has not yet been finalized. The causes of death for these...