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RIEMA News & Press

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02/23/2015 11:45 EST
Contact: Alex Ambrosius RIEMA External Affairs (401) 261-1639 www.riema.ri.gov Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and the Rhode Island State Police (RISP), along with the Rhode Island School Safety Committee, have...
02/20/2015 15:45 EST
Cranston, RI- The Office of the Governor, Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) and the state's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Consultation Program are urging Rhode Islanders to clear the ice and snow from their roofs...
02/16/2015 13:15 EST
Cranston, RI- As the snow keeps piling up, the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) reminds Rhode Islanders of the importance of removing large snow amounts from the roofs of homes and businesses. "T.F. Green Airport has recorded approximately 50 inches of accumulated snow since...

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Office of the Governor News & Press

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03/01/2015 18:15 EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - With more snow expected to fall steadily throughout the evening and overnight tonight, Governor Gina M. Raimondo reminded Rhode Islanders to take caution on the roads. "As our state continues to face more snow and winter weather, I want to remind everyone again to please use...
02/26/2015 16:45 EST
Group tasked to improve delivery of health care services, lower costs PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today appointed a diverse group of health care professionals, patient advocates, businesspeople and other policy leaders to address the structural challenges facing Rhode Island's...
02/23/2015 14:15 EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today the "Governor for a Day" essay contest as a way to encourage young girls to become leaders in their communities. This Women's History Month initiative is open to girls in 5th through 8th grade throughout the state. The winning essayist...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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02/27/2015 10:45 EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the resignation of Dr. Michael Fine, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health. Dr. Fine delivered a letter of resignation to the Governor yesterday afternoon, and said he has decided to explore new opportunities. "As...
02/20/2015 16:00 EST
Contact: Alex Ambrosius RIEMA External Affairs (401) 261-1639 www.riema.ri.gov Cranston, RI - The Office of the Governor, Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) and the state's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)...
02/19/2015 11:30 EST
Due to several recent recalls of products containing cumin for undeclared peanut allergens, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is recommending that people with peanut allergies avoid consuming products with ground or powdered cumin. The FDA stated that affected cumin may be sold as a spice,

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RI DEM News & Press

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02/27/2015 09:00 EST
2015 Freshwater Fishing Licenses Are Required Beginning March 1 and are Available for Purchase Online and at Numerous Locations Throughout Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding anglers that Saturday is the last day of...
02/26/2015 08:45 EST
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that conditionally-approved areas of Mount Hope Bay and the Kickemuit River will be closed to shellfishing beginning at sunrise on Thursday, February 26. DEM enacted the emergency closure because an estimated 600,000 gallons of non-...
02/25/2015 15:30 EST
Limited Number of New Commercial Fishing License Opportunities Available for 2015 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that it is accepting applications for new and renewed commercial fishing licenses for 2015 through next Monday, March 2. The application period has...

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RI DLT News & Press

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03/02/2015 08:30 EST
Position: Greencore Recruitment Monday, March 2 and Tuesday March3 Employer: Greencore USA Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience / position (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Public Safety Dispatcher Job Number: 707288 Employer: City of Central Falls...
02/27/2015 15:00 EST
The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) will host a two-day recruitment at the Providence netWORKri Career Center at One Reservoir Avenue, Providence. Monday's recruitment will run from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM on March 2 and Tuesday's recruitment will run from 10:...
02/27/2015 08:15 EST
Event: Greencore Recruitment this Monday and Tuesday, March 2nd and 3rd Date and Time: Monday, March 2, and Tuesday, MArch 3, 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Location: Providence netWORKri Career Center, One Reservoir Avenue, in the Renaissance Room, Providence Description: The Business Workforce...

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RI DOT News & Press

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02/11/2015 15:30 EST
According to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), commuter rail service will be restored to T.F. Green and Wickford Junction this evening. Service will resume with the 813 train, set to depart Providence at 5:23 p.m. The following outbound trains will run according to MBTA's...
02/10/2015 20:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation and the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority announced that expanded bus service will be offered to T.F. Green and Wickford Junction to offset limited commuter rail service in Rhode Island, tomorrow, February 11. According to the Massachusetts Bay...
01/14/2015 09:45 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is inviting local middle and high school teachers to participate in a hands-on TRAC (Transportation and Civil engineering) training. TRAC provides educators with tools such as lesson plans, software, and building materials to assist them in...

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