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RIEMA News & Press

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10/22/2014 16:45 EDT
For Use: Immediately Date: October 22, 2014 2014 School Safety Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is hosting its annual School Safety Conference on October 23, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick from 8 am to 12 pm. The theme of this year's conference is "...
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...

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Office of the Governor News & Press

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10/22/2014 16:30 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources today announce that, according to the 2014 edition of the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) State Scorecard, Rhode Island is ranked the third most energy efficient state in the nation.
10/22/2014 08:00 EDT
Foster, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit joined state, local and Brown University officials, as well as members of the Highpointers Club this morning celebrated the state's acquisition of Jerimoth (Jer-I-moth) Hill, Rhode Island's...
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...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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10/24/2014 14:00 EDT
East Providence, RI - Rome Packing Co., Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of Ocean's Catch brand All Natural Jonah Crab Leg Meat after routine product sampling by the company determined some of the finished products may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Listeria...
10/21/2014 19:00 EDT
Today the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new guidelines for hospital healthcare workers caring for patients with Ebola. The Rhode Island Department of Health has promulgated those guidelines to all RI healthcare facilities and providers to ensure they are aware of the new...
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...

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RI DEM News & Press

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10/24/2014 11:30 EDT
Event is Prelude to Public Open House at Rocky Point on Saturday, October 25 PROVIDENCE – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and others at an event this morning to celebrate the progress made on the restoration of Rocky Point and walk the
10/23/2014 08:30 EDT
Warwick, R.I. - Governor Chafee and Janet Coit, Director of the Department of Environmental Management, will celebrate the progress made on the restoration of the Rocky Point property and walk the newly cleared grounds of the park at an event on Friday, October 24 at 10 a.m. Joining Governor Chafee
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...

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RI DLT News & Press

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10/30/2014 13:30 EDT
A range of employers will attend a job fair from 10:00 AM to noon on Wednesday, November 5, at the Quonset Business Park, 95 Cripe Street, North Kingstown. The job fair, a collaboration between the Quonset Development Corporation, the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training's Business...
10/30/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 702482 Employer: Town of Coventry Location: Coventry, RI $774.42 per week (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Material Handler Job Number: 703348 Employer: Old Building Envelope Inc Location: Warwick, RI $10....
10/29/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Firefighter Recruitment Job Number: 702392 Employer: Town of North Providence Location: North Providence, RI $41,085 per year (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Physicial Therapist Job Number: 703321 Employer: Amedisys Holding LLC Location: Providence,

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RI DOT News & Press

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10/30/2014 17:15 EDT
Due to the planned Presidential visit, there will be road restrictions in the Providence Metro area, beginning this evening into tomorrow midday. These restrictions will likely impact the morning commute tomorrow and motorists should expect delays. Note: There will be timely alerts posted to the...
10/24/2014 16:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will start work Tuesday on a project to upgrade bike and pedestrian facilities throughout downtown Newport. An outgrowth of the two-year Aquidneck Island Transportation Study, the project will bring needed enhancements to existing facilities...
10/24/2014 14:30 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it has hired Gabrielle Abbate as its new Chief of Highway Safety, effective November 3, 2014. Most recently the Executive Director of Mothers Against Drunk Driving Rhode Island, she has more than two decades of experience...

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