For Use: Immediately
Date: December 08, 2013
Winter Weather Advisory
Winter weather advisory in effect for Kent, Providence and Washington Counties from 11pm Sunday night until 10 am Monday morning. Snow accumulations close to 2 inches, along with a trace of ice. Please use caution...
For Use: Immediately
Date: November 18, 2013
Rhode Island Floodplain Mapping Tool
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency has released the Rhode Island Floodplain Mapping Tool, an easily navigable online resource, which provides users with flood risk information...
For Use: Immediately
Date: October 31, 2013
Contact: Armand Randolph, (401) 462-7183 Office / (401) 641-8269 Cell
2013 School Safety Conference
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is pleased to host the 3rd Annual School Safety
Eight downwind states file petition to require action
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island is one of eight northeast and mid-Atlantic states petitioning the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require upwind states to reduce air pollution generated within their...
Eight states file petition to require upwind states to take action
Eight Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States today petitioned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require upwind states to reduce air pollution generated within their borders, which causes asthma attacks, respiratory...
Initiative can bring more affordable, cleaner, and reliable power to six states
New England's Governors today committed their six states to an energy initiative designed to bring affordable, cleaner, and more reliable power to homes and businesses across the northeast. This initiative will...
PROVIDENCE – In concert with area World AIDS Day observances, the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) unveiled three new strategies today in support of statewide efforts to end the epidemic of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in Rhode Island by 2018.
"HEALTH's 'Getting to Zero' goal
The Rhode Island Department of Health encourages Rhode Islanders to take steps to make health part of their holiday this Thanksgiving. This holiday is a wonderful opportunity to spend time with people you love, which is what we mean by health. Below are some tips to stay healthy.
HEALTH wants to remind local businesses of the health and safety issues associated with Black Friday retail events. HEALTH's OSHA Consultation Program has visited over 50 employers to educate them about the risks and dangers associated with crowd control management at large "door buster" opening...
Public Advised to Vaccinate Their Horses and Pets and Stay Away from Wildlife
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has received positive confirmation of rabies in a dead gray fox that was found in East Greenwich and submitted for testing on December 10. The dead animal was...
Proposed Changes Would Allow for More Flexibility for Small Businesses in Managing Their Hazardous Waste and Unused Paint
PROVIDENCE -The Department of Environmental Management will hold an informational workshop and a public hearing on proposed amendments to the Rules and Regulations for...
Nominations Will Be Accepted Through Friday, December 20
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management is seeking nominations for membership on the newly-created Local Agriculture and Seafood Act Advisory Committee.
The Committee was established to advise and assist the Department...
The RI Department of Labor and Training confirms that extended unemployment insurance benefits, known as Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC), are scheduled to end on December 28, 2013. Since 2008, the EUC program has provided federally funded unemployment insurance benefits to...
Position: Customer Contact Service Professional—Mutual Funds
Job Number: 694819
Employer: Columbia Management Investment Services
Location: Providence, RI
Rate based on experience
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Position: Registered Nurse
Job Number: 694782
Today, the RI Department of Labor and Training submitted the finalized biweekly pay regulations with the Office of the Secretary of State. The regulations take effect on December 30, 2013.
Legislation (RI General Law § 28-14-2.2), passed by the General Assembly this year and effective...
With forecasts calling for winter weather this weekend, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding drivers to allow extra time for travel over the next several days.
Periods of rain and snow are expected Friday and Sunday nights – with the latter potentially affecting the
Interstate Highway Restrictions
Providence: Exit 21 (Atwells Ave.) off of I-95 South will be closed for pile driving and sheeting installation, Sunday-Thursday nights from midnight to 5 a.m. the following day. Expect noise and vibrations. Follow signed detour.
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from November 30-December 6, 2013. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information....