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RI EMA 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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07/25/2014 16:00 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today his nomination of Michael Bernstein as Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Education – Council on Post Secondary Education, and Patrick Guida, Esq. as Chairman of the Rhode Island Board of Education – Council on Elementary and...
07/23/2014 10:45 EDT
Providence, RI - Detailed plans of eight key industry sector coalitions to continue confronting the skills mismatches and training gaps that challenge the state's workforce development efforts have gotten the go-ahead, the Governor's Workforce Board of Rhode Island (GWB) announced today. "...
07/21/2014 10:15 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC), an initiative implemented from within Commerce RI, today announced the six recipients of Rhode Island Collaborative Research Grants. The awards will provide $445,092 in support to...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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07/28/2014 18:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Providence Police Department are continuing their investigation into the remains of eight individuals found at Pennine Funeral Home in Providence on July 25, 2014. Of the remains found at Pennine Funeral Home, six were bodies and two were...
07/28/2014 13:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE -- On Friday, July 25, 2014, the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) Office of State Medical Examiners took into custody six bodies and the cremation remains of two other individuals that had been found at the Pennine Funeral Home, 28 Grove Street, Providence. The license...
07/24/2014 15:45 EDT
Whole Foods Market has recalled made-in-store items prepared with organic and conventional stone fruit, including peaches, nectarines, and plums from Wawona Packing Co. because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. While no illnesses have been reported to-date, Listeria...

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RI DEM News & Press

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07/31/2014 12:00 EDT
Two Forest Pest Training Sessions to Be Held in August at Warwick Public Library PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, in a cooperative effort with the USDA and Animal Plant Health Inspection Services (APHIS), will conduct forest pest training sessions to increase public...
07/28/2014 12:45 EDT
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 67 mosquito pools, or samples, from 26 traps set statewide during the week of July 14 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Test results are pending at the RI Department of...
07/23/2014 16:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE - Based on acceptable results of shellfish samples collected on Monday in the Kickemuit River, the Department of Environmental Management announces that shellfish harvesting in the Kickemuit River will re-open at sunrise on Thursday, July 24, barring additional rainfall greater than one-...

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RI DLT News & Press

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07/31/2014 07:45 EDT
Position: PriceRite Job Fair Job Number: 700153 Employer: PriceRite Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Landscape Foreman Job Number: 700217 Employer: A Cut Above Lawn Care, LLC Location: Wakefield, RI $...
07/30/2014 07:45 EDT
Position: Job Fair Friday Job Number: --- Employer: Various Employers Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience/position (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Material/Handler/Driver Job Number: 700235 Employer: Banneker Industries Location: North...
07/29/2014 07:45 EDT
Position: Carpenters Job Number: 700190 Employer: Mike's Home Improvement Location: North Smithfield, RI $14.00 to $17.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Furnace Operator Job Number: 699961 Employer: Morgan Mill Metals Location: Johnston, RI Rate based on...

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RI DOT News & Press

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07/25/2014 15:15 EDT
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from July 26-August 1, 2014. 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...
07/22/2014 16:15 EDT
Motorists traveling westbound on Point Street, between the Point Street Bridge and Eddy Street, will be required to follow a detour beginning Monday, July 28. A signed detour will be in place using South Main Street to College Street to cross the Providence River. Next, follow Memorial Boulevard to
07/18/2014 15:00 EDT
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from July 19-25, 2014. 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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