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RI EMA 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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04/23/2014 16:30 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today announced The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) has awarded $1.16 million in grants to support energy efficiency and renewable energy projects at local public and private schools throughout the state. "By...
04/22/2014 14:30 EDT
Providence, RI – The United States Department of Education announced today (April 22) that two Rhode Island schools have won 2014 Green Ribbon School awards. They are the Claiborne Pell Elementary School, Newport, and The Greene School, a charter public school in West Greenwich. Green Ribbon...
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...

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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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04/23/2014 16:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) congratulates three outstanding Rhode Islanders who were honored on Tuesday, April 22 in Boston's Faneuil Hall at the Environmental Protection Agency's annual Environmental Merit Awards for 2014. Prominent among the New Englanders...
04/23/2014 15:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE - The Town of Westerly, as it has done on a routine basis each year since 1997, will apply granules of mosquito larvicide by helicopter to 500 acres of swamp to control mosquito breeding. The targeted areas are portions of Chapman Swamp and the swamp area adjacent to Hespar Drive. The...
04/23/2014 15:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife will be hosting a hatchery open house at Lafayette Trout Hatchery from 10AM - 2PM, Thursday - April 24, 2014. Bring the kids and enjoy a tour of Rhode Island's trout hatchery facilities, feed the...

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RI DLT News & Press

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04/18/2014 13:30 EDT
Position: Auto Dismantler Recruitment Job Number: 697657 Employer: Pick-n-Pull Location: Johnston, RI $10.00 per hour (minimum) (as seen on Channel 10) Position:AAA Recruitment Job Number: 697671 Employer: AAA Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience/position (...
04/18/2014 13:15 EDT
Position: Military, Veterans & their Families Job Fair Job Number: --- Employer: Workforce Solutions Prov/Crans Multiple Employers Location: Statewide in RI Rate based on experience / position (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position:Maintenance Mechanic Job Number: 697509
04/18/2014 13:15 EDT
Position: QP-Operations Supervisors-Structural Job Number: 697494 Employer: Electric Boat Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Restaurant Recruitment Job Number:697654 Employer: TwoTen Oyster Bar Location: Wakefield,

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RI DOT News & Press

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04/18/2014 15:30 EDT
The following lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from April 19-25. 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
04/11/2014 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...

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