State Government Press Releases

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03/07/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced upcoming closures of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) as part of the Newman Avenue Bridge Replacement Project. The first closure of Newman Avenue, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line, is scheduled to last for four days,...
03/07/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Thursday, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will join Town Manager Derrik Kennedy to spend the day in Westerly visiting local small businesses, the historic United Theatre and the Community College of Rhode Island satellite campus. The visit is part of McKee's commitment to spend...
03/07/2017
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and House Majority Leader K. Joseph Shekarchi (D-Warwick) are seeking to expand Rhode Island's Crime Victim Compensation Program (CVCP) to include support for minors who witness homicides or domestic violence. "In our state, it is estimated that children are...
03/07/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and its partners will kick off the Second Annual Rhode Island Quahog Week with a special launch event later this month. Quahog Week, which runs March 20 25, highlights the importance of Rhode Island's wild harvest shellfish to...
03/07/2017
Position: Human Service Job Fair Job Number: 739794 Employer: AccessPoint RI Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Shuttle Driver Job Number: 739784 Employer:...
03/06/2017
Moses Brown School student Simon Rabatin is this year's Rhode Island winner of the Poetry Out Loud state championship, held Sunday, March 5 at the RISD Museum, sponsored locally by the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, VSA arts Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Teaching Artists Center at the...
03/06/2017
Designation will allow for law enforcement to charge and prosecute those trafficking in the deadly drugs Attorney General to file legislation to ban compound classes of synthetic opioids and fentanyl analogs In response to new forms of opiates hitting the streets in Rhode...
03/06/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) will hold a planning open house to solicit input from the public about the Providence Intermodal Transportation Center which RIDOT plans to build in Providence, RI. The forum will take...
03/06/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Monday, March 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m., Lt. Governor Dan McKee and John Gregory of the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce will host the second Advance RI Small Business Forum at Angelo's Palace Pizza - Venue 131, 133 Mendon Road, Cumberland, RI 02864. The evening will...
03/06/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will begin replacement of the structurally deficient Central Street Bridge, which carries local traffic on Route 5/Central Street over Route 146, close to the Massachusetts border in North Smithfield. The work requires a full...