State Government Press Releases

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09/19/2022
Two overnight closures of Route 6 are also planned during the same week The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will implement a full closure of Glenbridge Avenue where it passes over Route 6 in Providence from Friday, September 30 at 9 p.m. to Friday, October 7...
09/09/2022
CRANSTON, R.I. – Tomorrow, September 20, 2022, the Rhode Island Board of Elections will celebrate National Voter Registration Day, a nonpartisan civic holiday dedicated to raising awareness of voter registration opportunities and to reaching voters who may not register otherwise. 2022 also...
09/19/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that a new lane split is in place on I-95 North as the department transitions traffic to the new I-95 Northbound Providence Viaduct. RIDOT shifted the high-speed lane onto the new bridge with a lane split located right...
09/19/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI: The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that it will begin treating pockets of spotted lanternfly (SLF) infestation that have been found along Douglas Pike (Route 7) in Smithfield with insecticide weather permitting on Wednesday, September 21....
09/16/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing Rhode Island's first human case of West Nile Virus in 2022. West Nile Virus is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The person who tested positive was a resident of Providence County in their 70s and is currently...
09/16/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Executive Climate Change Coordinating Council (EC4) today announced that Rhode Island has received approval of its state plan for electric vehicle infrastructure deployment, which the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) filed with the...
09/16/2022
Starting on tonight, Friday, September 16, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will begin shifting traffic in phases onto the new I-95 Northbound Providence Viaduct. The first lane will shift onto the bridge tonight, September 16, the remaining lanes approximately two weeks later,
09/15/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI: Fall is the perfect time to get outdoors and enjoy the beauty of nature. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will be hosting lots of fun, nature-based educational programs all autumn long. From family bird watching and hunter education classes to a...
09/15/2022
Providence, RI – To dovetail with National Arts in Education Week, Sept. 11 - 17, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced illustrator/printmaker Natasha Brennan, Providence, to its Rhode Island Teaching Artist Roster. The Roster is a list of teaching artists and arts...
09/15/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI — Governor Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) Interim Commissioner Chris Kearns, and Rhode Island Division of Equity, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEDI) Associate Director Tomá...