Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency

02/02/2018 17:00 EST
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency External Affairs Press Release State of Rhode Island StormReady Achievement For Use: Immediately Date: February 2, 2018 Re: StormReady The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is pleased to announce that Rhode Island is the...
01/29/2018 16:15 EST
MEDIA ADVISORY All 39 Cities and Towns to Receive Honor from the National Weather Service What: The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is pleased to announce that Rhode Island is the first state in the country to have all...
01/19/2018 16:15 EST
MEDIA ADVISORY Emergency Management Accreditation Program Ceremony The State of Rhode Island Receives National Accreditation for the Emergency Management Program What: The State Rhode Island will receive their National Emergency Management Standard Accreditation from...


Governor's Office

04/18/2018 10:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered that the U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state facilities and buildings be flown at half-staff until sunset on Friday, April 20th 2018 in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush. "Barbara
04/18/2018 09:00 EDT
One of Only Three States to Meet High Quality Standards PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor M. Gina Raimondo announced today that Rhode Island has once again been recognized as a national leader in early childhood education, as one of only three states to meet the quality standards of the National...
04/17/2018 09:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today after the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush: "Barbara Bush was an inspiration to a generation of Americans. I remember being in high school and college watching this strong woman in the national spotlight...

RI Health

Rhode Island Department of Health

04/16/2018 16:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company is recalling all of its Vuse Vibe power units. The recall was initiated after the company received complaints about malfunctioning batteries, which may cause the power unit to overheat and create a...
04/16/2018 15:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers, food establishment managers, and retailers to take specific precautions related to lettuce as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to respond to a multi-state E. Coli outbreak. Evidence collected to...
04/13/2018 16:00 EDT
The Wilbur and McMahon School, located at 28 Commons in Little Compton, is required to issue a precautionary boil water notice to its customers because the water system is performing repairs on the pipes. Customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption,


Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management


04/20/2018 14:15 EDT
Sunday Marks the 48th Anniversary of Earth Day PROVIDENCE â The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to get outdoors and get active this weekend for Earth Day. Community cleanups are scheduled around the state, and plentiful recreational...
04/20/2018 12:00 EDT
Applications Must be Submitted by June 1st PROVIDENCE â The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced $100,000 in available grants to communities and private businesses that own and/or operate boating facilities available to the public. The grants, funded by the U.
04/18/2018 15:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's (DEM) Aquatic Resource Education program will offer a local fish cooking class with Chef Andy Lussier of Culinary Connections and Addieville East Farm this month. WHEN: Sunday, April 29| 12:00 p.m.


Rhode Island Department of Labor & Training

04/16/2018 07:30 EDT
Monday, April 16 Position: Restaurant Recruitment Job Number: 789739 Employer: Chick-Fil-A Location: Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Teller Operations Supervisor Job Number: 800563 Employer: Pawtucket Credit Union
04/09/2018 07:45 EDT
Monday, April 9 Position: Assistant Project Manager Job Number: 789794 Employer: J.J. Cardosi, Inc. Location: Riverside, RI $15.00 to $25.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Registered Nurse Job Number: 800251 Employer: James L Maher Center...
04/03/2018 12:30 EDT
CRANSTON, RI â On April 12, the Department of Labor and Training's (DLT) Workers' Compensation Division will hold a free one-day seminar at the Crowne Plaza in Warwick where speakers will review new methods and approaches to chronic pain management. The topic of opioid use for chronic pain will be


Rhode Island Department of Transportation

04/19/2018 10:15 EDT
Governor Gina Raimondo and Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti Jr. marked the start of construction season today with a groundbreaking for repairs to the Horton Farm Bridge in East Providence. The Horton Farm Bridge, which carries the East Shore Expressway to I-195...
04/10/2018 13:00 EDT
New traffic pattern goes into effect this week The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has started repairs to the structurally deficient Big River Bridge, which carries Route 3 (Nooseneck Hill Road) over the Big River in West Greenwich. It is located about a half mile south of the...
04/10/2018 10:30 EDT
National recognition week is April 9-13 Spring is here, and with it comes a sharp increase of the number of men and women out on the roads, fixing potholes, clearing drains, resurfacing streets, building bridges and working on many other projects. It's also a time when motorists are encouraged


January 19, 2016 - RIEMA preps senior citizens ahead of winter storm

October 2, 2015 - RIEMA Director Discusses Preparations for Hurricane Joaquin

September 15, 2015 - 55+ No Limits: Senior Citizen Preparedness

August 26, 2015 - Lessons From Sandy Shared at Conference

August 25, 2015 - RI Responders Hear Marathon Experience at Preparedness Conference

July 9, 2015 - RIEMA Director Speaks About CodeRED "Dan Yorke State of Mind"

July 7, 2015 - RIEMA Director Discusses Hurricane Preparedness Tips

July 3, 2015 - RI Emergency Evacuation Routes

July 1, 2015 - CodeRED to Keep RI'ers Informed During Emergencies

May 14, 2015 - RIEMA Supports PEMA's CPOD Exercise

May 13, 2015 - RIEMA Works With Amtrak to Ensure Safety