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RIEMA News & Press

06/19/2014 16:15 EDT
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: June 19, 2014 RIEMA's 2014 Hurricane and Preparedness Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) will be hosting its annual Hurricane & Preparedness Conference on June 20th from 8AM – 4PM at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in
03/30/2014 10:15 EDT
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: March 30, 2014 National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Rhode Island The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued the following: - Flash Flood Warning for...
03/25/2014 16:45 EDT
Date: March 25, 2014 Re: Weather Advisory The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued the following weather advisories and storm warning: - Winter Weather Advisory for Newport County from...

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Office of the Governor News & Press

10/20/2014 13:45 EDT
Bristol, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, Congressman David Cicilline and members of the Governor's Administration today at the Veterans Home heard an update on the design and construction of the state-of-the-art facility. Since funding for the project was...
10/07/2014 10:00 EDT
Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Michael Lewis, Director of the Rhode Island Department of Transportation, today released a time-lapse video showing the $6.4 million replacement of the Barton Corner Bridge on the Warwick/West Warwick town line. The bridge, which carries I-95 over one...
10/03/2014 02:30 EDT
Pawtucket, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee hosted a ceremonial signing today at Slater Mill of three bills that will increase local renewable energy while allowing Rhode Island to participate in the development of a clean, secure regional energy system. He was joined by Senator Sheldon Whitehouse,...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

10/15/2014 15:00 EDT
Today the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) reports the latest numbers on apparent accidental drug overdose deaths, use of Narcan by Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services, and prescribed controlled substances. Since January 1, 2014, there have been 162 apparent accidental drug...
10/09/2014 14:00 EDT
Providence -- The Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid recreational activities in Blackamore Pond in Cranston because a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom has been detected in the waters of the pond. People should...
10/03/2014 14:45 EDT
Hydrocodone, an opioid-type medication, will be reclassified as a Schedule II medication effective October 6, 2014. In the opinion of many regulators, patient advocates, and pain management experts, this change is long overdue. Hydrocodone and all its combinations collectively represented the...

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RI DEM News & Press

10/20/2014 13:15 EDT
PROVIDENCE – Environmental Police Officer Christopher Duguid and his canine companion, Bear, have been recognized for their successful completion of a RI Department of Corrections Training Academy program. Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Department of Corrections...
10/20/2014 10:45 EDT
NARRAGANSETT, RI – Visitors to the popular Camp Cronin Fishing Area and overlook site at Point Judith in Narragansett, RI, will have to leave their vehicles behind when visiting the site from late October until mid-May 2015 as construction work is underway to complete the Camp Cronin stone...
10/17/2014 15:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife has stocked over 4,000 brook, brown, and rainbow trout in selected locations in the state this week for the fall freshwater fishing season. Due to elevated water temperatures and low water conditions, fall trout

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RI DLT News & Press

10/20/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Field Engineering Technician Job Number: 702481 Employer: Thielsch Engineering Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Auto Mechanic Job Number: 702309 Employer: D&M Tire Location: Middletown, RI Rate based on...
10/17/2014 15:00 EDT
Event: CBS SCENE JOB FAIR Date and Time: Monday, October 20, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Location: Gillette Stadium, CBS Scene, 1st Floor, Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA Description: If you are looking for a fun and exciting place to work that delivers second to none customer service come to...
10/17/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Production Technician Job Number: 702649 Employer: Toray Plastics America Location: North Kingstown, RI $15.59 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Facilities Technician Job Number: 702478 Employer: Thielsch Engineering Location: Cranston, RI Rate...

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RI DOT News & Press

10/17/2014 18:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Route 114 (East Shore Expressway) North to I-195 West, beginning at 6 a.m. tomorrow, Saturday, October 18, to fix potholes created during this week's heavy rain. The work is taking place on a crossover road that was...
10/16/2014 15:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is pleased to announce that its newly redesigned website, www.dot.ri.gov, was named 'Best DOT Website, Without Consultant' by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Communications Subcommittee (Transcomm);...
10/16/2014 10:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists that tomorrow, Friday, October 17, 2014, it plans to close the Warren Avenue Bridge in East Providence for approximately one month. The bridge carries traffic from Veterans Memorial Parkway onto I-195 West. The bridge...

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