State Government Press Releases

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09/01/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that 85 mosquito samples from 30 traps set on Monday, August 21 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Mosquito-borne diseases are more prevalent in...
08/31/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing King Park Beach in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status of a beach may...
08/31/2017
PROVIDENCE As part of continued efforts to support a strong shellfish industry in Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and partners will hold an informational meeting in September to review Rhode Island's new monitoring and contingency response plan for...
08/31/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 20 states and localities in urging the retraction of the Environmental Protection Agency's "legally incorrect" guidance to States regarding Clean Power Plan implementation --which was not just legally erroneous, but also flies in the...
08/31/2017
Position: Retail Sales Associate Job Number: 759001 Employer: CubeSmart Location: Woonsocket, RI $12.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: School Bus Driver Recruitment Job Number: 759022 Employer: First...
08/30/2017
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 758665 Employer: Town of West Greenwich Location: West Greenwich, RI $44,770 60,800 per year (as seen on Channel 10 +12) Position: Maintenance Porter-Driving Job Number:...
08/29/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming. It had been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status...
08/29/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, joined by Youth Pride, Inc. and General Assembly leaders, today held a ceremonial bill signing of legislation banning conversion therapy for minors. Rhode Island is now the tenth state to take action to protect minors from the horrific ramifications...
08/29/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has announced the next closure of Route 152 (Newman Avenue) at the Newman Avenue Bridge, from Barney Street to the Massachusetts state line. The closure is scheduled to last for two days beginning on Tuesday, September 5. During the closure...
08/29/2017
WOONSOCKET, RI -- On Thursday, August 31st at 1:00 p.m., Lt. Governor Dan McKee's Office will partner with Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt to host an Empower RI information session at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library to help ratepayers learn to safely shop for electric suppliers and save...