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State Government Press Releases

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11/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it is postponing the planned traffic pattern change on I-95 North after the Downtown exit and near Providence Place Mall, as part of the Providence Viaduct Northbound project. "Due to construction delays, the contractor...
11/22/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers, healthcare professionals, and healthcare facilities that Nurse Assist is recalling certain saline (0.9% sodium chloride) and sterile water medical products due to the potential for a lack of sterility assurance. The products may...
11/21/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Indian Lake in South Kingstown due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms in the ponds. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can...
11/20/2023
As a part of on-going efforts to combat antibiotic resistant bacteria, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding Rhode Islanders about the importance of using antibiotics properly. People should only use antibiotics when they are truly necessary, and antibiotics should be used...
11/20/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that HMC Farms is recalling peaches, plums, and nectarines sold in retail stores between May 1 and November 15, 2022, and between May 1 and November 15, 2023. The fruit is being recalled because it has the potential to be...
11/17/2023
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Worden Pond in South Kingstown. The advisory related to high levels of blue-green algae, also known as cyanobacteria.
11/17/2023
Tonight, Friday, November 17, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to shift the travel lanes on the George Washington Highway (Route 116) Bridge, located between Harris Road and West Reservoir Road in Smithfield. There will be one lane of travel in each direction,...
11/17/2023
R.I. State Council on the Arts has awarded $6,000 per year for three years to three notable local artists, Aleksandra "Sasha" Azbel, Bob Dilworth and Edwige Charlot. Recipients of the grant, General Operating Support for Artists, will receive support for large, specific, self-identified...
11/17/2023
In support of National Injury Prevention Day on November 18, Rhode Island will join other states around the country in "shining a light" on efforts to stop injuries and violence—the number one cause of death and hospitalization nationally for people ages 1 to 44. Tomorrow will be the first time...
11/17/2023
By the end of today, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to open the newly built Kings Factory Road Bridge, which crosses the Pawcatuck River just south of Route 91 on the border of Richmond and Charlestown. Its reopening is about two weeks ahead of schedule. The...