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RIEMA News & Press

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01/27/2015 11:30 EST
January 27, 2015 To clarify the state's healthcare worker emergency transportation process, healthcare workers in need of transportation are directed to first check with their perspective facility. If they are identified as a critical needs worker, the facility will contact the RIEMA Emergency...
01/26/2015 15:15 EST
Contact Joy Fox Office: 401-462-7183 joy.fox@governor.ri.gov Denis Riel Office: 401-462-7183 Cell: 401-341-0731 denis.riel@ema.ri.gov January 26, 2015 Joint Information Center Operations Announced by Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency CRANSTON, RI- The Rhode Island...
01/23/2015 16:30 EST
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Northern Providence County and a Winter Weather Advisory for the rest of the state to be in effect 12 am Saturday, January 24, until 7 pm. TIMING:...

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Office of the Governor News & Press

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01/26/2015 18:30 EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - This evening, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an Executive Order issuing restrictions on motor vehicle travel for the State of Rhode Island. You can view the Declaration at the link below.
01/26/2015 13:45 EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - This afternoon, Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed an Executive Order issuing a State of Emergency for Rhode Island. You can view the Declaration at the link below.
01/25/2015 18:30 EST
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement reminding Rhode Islanders to prepare for severe winter weather. "The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for all of Rhode Island for Monday night through Wednesday morning. We are hard at...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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01/30/2015 10:30 EST
Providence, RI – In order to bring attention to the health and safety issues associated with winter storms, the Rhode Island Department of Health is releasing the number of storm-related deaths, illnesses, and injuries reported by emergency departments in Rhode Island since winter storm "Juno" hit...
01/21/2015 13:30 EST
Today the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) reports the data on apparent accidental drug overdose deaths, use of Narcan by Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services, and prescribed controlled substances. Since January 1, 2015, there have been seven apparent accidental drug overdose deaths.
01/14/2015 15:30 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is warning consumers with peanut allergies about the recall of certain Morningstar Farms Black Bean Burgers and Chipotle Black Bean Burgers. Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of a serious or life-...

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RI DEM News & Press

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01/30/2015 11:00 EST
PROVIDENCE -- The Department of Environmental Management is encouraging children, families and individuals to get outdoors and enjoy the recreational resources that Rhode Island state parks and management areas have to offer. Cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, snowmobiling and ice fishing
01/26/2015 14:00 EST
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management is reminding government agencies, municipalities and private businesses to take some time to select and prepare potential snow disposal sites. Finding a place to dispose of collected snow poses a challenge to government agencies and...
01/23/2015 08:15 EST
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that $150,000 in farm viability grant funding is available for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. The funds are from the US Department of Agriculture's Specialty Crop Block Grant...

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RI DLT News & Press

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01/30/2015 10:00 EST
A leading manufacturer of "food to go" packaged food options in the UK and US, Greencore will open its state-of-the-art flagship facility next month. The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) will host a two-day recruitment on Monday, Feb. 2, and Tuesday,...
01/30/2015 08:00 EST
RECLUTAMIENTO Greencore USA, Inc. se ha asociado con un anfitrión netWORKri Lunes, Febrero 2 y el Martes, Febrero 3 11:00 AM hasta las 3:00PM en Providence netWORKri, localizado en el Uno de la Reservoir Avenue Greencore USA, Inc. es: Esta expandiendo su negocia en los Estados Unidos...
01/30/2015 08:00 EST
Event: Greencore Recruitment this Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 2nd and 3rd Date and Time: Monday Feb. 2, and Tuesday, Feb. 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 Center...

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RI DOT News & Press

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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...
01/07/2015 13:00 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is urging motorists to drive with caution this afternoon, as forecasts call for snow squalls to cross the state after 2 p.m. The snowfall is expected to be scattered and brief in duration but could still result in reduced visibility and slippery
01/02/2015 11:00 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about next week's scheduled closure of the Atwells Avenue Bridge, which carries Atwells Avenue over the Woonasquatucket River in Providence. On Monday, January 5, 2015, the structure will be closed for approximately one...

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