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RIEMA News & Press

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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...
03/01/2014 17:15 EST
For Immediate Release March 1, 2014 RIDOT Receives a Delivery of Road Salt Governor Chafee Urges Residents to Use Caution Providence, R.I.—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced today that Rhode Island has started to receive deliveries of road

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Office of the Governor News & Press

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04/17/2014 12:15 EDT
Providence, R.I., -- Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today outlined Rhode Island's ongoing actions and strategies to address the marked increase in drug-related overdoses, addiction and crime. He also met with some of those affected by the emerging epidemic during a visit to Anchor Recovery Center in...
04/16/2014 17:45 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today his nomination of Doris M. De Los Santos of Providence for the Rhode Island Parole Board filling the seat vacated by Anne M. Nolan. "Doris has been a committed leader in women's issues, community development and political and civic...
04/15/2014 12:30 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the nominations of Scott Rabideau of Pascoag and Vince Watchorn of Providence to the Judicial Nominating Commission filling the seats vacated by Alexander Biliouris and D. Faye Sanders respectively. "As leaders in their fields, Scott...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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04/17/2014 13:30 EDT
Providence: With the tandem of increased outdoor activities and increased tick populations, the Department of Health (HEALTH) has partnered with other state agencies to urge Rhode Islanders to check for tick bites as the first line of prevention against Lyme disease when enjoying and working...
04/17/2014 09:00 EDT
Providence: Director of Health Michael Fine, MD today declared the flu to be widespread again in Rhode Island. This declaration triggers the requirement that healthcare workers who have not been vaccinated against the flu wear surgical masks during direct patient contact. Rhode Island is...
04/04/2014 15:30 EDT
Providence: On March 28, the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) issued a press release stating that a water sample taken from a residential well on Wapping Road in Middletown, RI was found to have nitrate levels above the National Primary Drinking Water Standards. Since then, HEALTH has...

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RI DEM News & Press

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04/16/2014 12:30 EDT
Freshwater Fishing Licenses Not Needed to Fish in RI Freshwaters During This Special Weekend; Anglers Can Catch a Golden Rainbow Trout and Win a Prize PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 are free fishing days in Rhode Island....
04/15/2014 15:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE -- The Department of Environmental Management's Office of Compliance and Inspection has issued an Expedited Citation Notice (Notice) to 29 property owners who are in violation of requirements under the Rhode Island Cesspool Act of 2007. The Act applies to cesspools located within 200...
04/14/2014 12:15 EDT
Lifeguards Particularly Needed for State Swimming Facilities Including Lincoln Woods, Fort Adams, Goddard, Misquamicut, Scarborough and East Matunuck PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is continuing its efforts to fill certified lifeguard positions in Rhode Island for...

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RI DLT News & Press

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04/18/2014 07:45 EDT
Position: Laser Technician/Operator Job Number: 697372 Employer: Mini-Systems Inc. Location: North Attleboro, MA $11.00 to $18.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Systems Analyst Job Number: 697410 Employer: McLaughlin Research Group Location: Middletown, RI Rate
04/17/2014 14:00 EDT
The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March 2014 dropped to 8.7 percent, down three-tenths of a percentage point from the February 2014 rate and down eight-tenths of a percentage point from the March 2013 rate. This is the
04/17/2014 08:45 EDT
Event: Amtrol, Inc Job Fair Date and Time: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: West Warwick netWORKri Career Center, 1330 Main Street, West Warwick Description: Amtrol, Inc will be at recruiting various positions including Leadperson III, spindle screw operator,...

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RI DOT News & Press

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04/11/2014 15:45 EDT
The following lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from April 12-18. 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. Interstate Highway Restrictions
04/07/2014 10:00 EDT
In recognition of National Work Zone Awareness Week, which begins today, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Michael P. Lewis is inviting members of the media to join him for a tour of active highway maintenance work zones. Reporters will have an opportunity to experience...
04/04/2014 15:45 EDT
The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from April 5-11. 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. Interstate Highway...

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