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RIEMA News & Press

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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

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09/23/2014 10:30 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the selection of Cheryl Burrell as the state's first-ever Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity. In this role, Ms. Burrell will lead the state's newly-created executive division entitled the Office of Diversity, Equity,...
09/18/2014 15:30 EDT
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined Director Charles J. Fogarty, Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training, to announce the approval of the state's fourth non-traditional apprenticeship program — and the second one developed under a program Governor Chafee created and funded in 2013. Established...
09/17/2014 12:15 EDT
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the state has received a $650,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to help the state plan for a new mass transit center in Providence. One of 72 projects...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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09/22/2014 16:30 EDT
Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its M&M'S® Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC #40000294764 with the following lot numbers: 417DH4JP09 417EM4JP10 417FM4JP09 418AG4JP10 418BG4JP10 418CG4JP10 418DM4JP09 418EG4JP10 419AM4JP09 417EG4JP09 417FG4JP09...
09/18/2014 16:00 EDT
Providence - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises all parents and healthcare providers to be aware of symptoms of respiratory illness caused by Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) and to promote good hand hygiene to protect against EV-D68, as well as other seasonal illnesses such as...
09/16/2014 10:45 EDT
Gel Spice Company Inc., of Bayonne, NJ, has issued a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper in 3.53-oz. plastic jars because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed nationwide via Big Lots Retail Stores Inc.,...

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RI DEM News & Press

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09/22/2014 12:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 74 mosquito pools, or samples, from 32 traps set statewide during the week of September 8 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 69 pools collected...
09/15/2014 11:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 97 mosquito pools, or samples, from 34 traps set statewide during the week of September 2 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The testing results were confirmed...
09/12/2014 08:15 EDT
Participants in Program from facilities in Bristol, Burrillville, Cranston, East Greenwich, Jamestown, Newport, West Warwick, Woonsocket, and the Narragansett Bay Commission's Bucklin Point and Fields Point Treatment Plants PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management will award a...

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RI DLT News & Press

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09/23/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Electrical Maintenance Technician Job Number: 702089 Employer: Toray Plastics Location: North Kingstown, RI $24.24 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Accounts Payable Coordinator Job Number: 701988 Employer: Yushin America Location: Cranston, RI Rate based...
09/22/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Customer Call Center Operators Job Number: 701999 Employer: Tunstall Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position:Licensed Clinician Job Number: 702031 Employer: Boys Town Location: Portsmouth, RI $60,000 to $80,000...
09/19/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Customer Service Call Center Job Fair Job Number: 702082 Employer: Connextions Location: Providence, RI $12.70 to $13.30 per hour (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Annual Giving Officer Job Number: 701855 Employer: Salve Regina University Location:...

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RI DOT News & Press

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08/29/2014 12:00 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will host the 2014 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference (NETSC) September 3 – 4, 2014 at The Omni Hotel in Providence. With
08/22/2014 10:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is partnering with the Town of Burrillville to enhance safety along Route 102 (Broncos Highway). This month, work began on a $2.4 million contract with J.H. Lynch that includes several new traffic-calming features for the corridor. Among the...
08/21/2014 15:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), along with federal, state and local officials, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Apponaug Circulator Project on Wednesday, August 27. The $29.9 million contract with Cardi Corporation will introduce five new modern roundabouts and...

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