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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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04/15/2014 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...
04/11/2014 12:45 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rhode Island Research Alliance Collaborative Research Grants. The awards, totaling $806,501 will fund seven diverse teams bringing together...
04/10/2014 15:00 EDT
Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that the State, Council 94, and the Coalition of Unions entered into a tentative agreement which is now subject to ratification vote by each respective union. Council 94 is made up of approximately 65 local unions in most state agencies

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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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...
04/03/2014 15:45 EDT
Providence: Director of Health Michael Fine, MD, has issued emergency regulations requiring Rhode Island health care professionals and hospitals to report all opioid overdoses or suspected overdoses to the Department within 48 hours. The reporting requirement is immediately necessary to combat...
04/02/2014 14:45 EDT
Providence: 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 as set by the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH). As a result, HEALTH...

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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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04/16/2014 07:45 EDT
Position: Call Center Training Recruitment Job Number: 697413 Employer: Tunstall Location: Providence, RI --- (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Optometric Assistant Job Number: 697425 Employer: Brown Center for Excellence in Vision Care Location: East Providence, RI
04/15/2014 08:15 EDT
Position: Entry Level Service Technician Job Number: 697257 Employer: Hexagon Metrology Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Mechanic -Class B Job Number: 697350 Employer: Pro Equipment Rental...
04/15/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: State Police Recruits Job Number: 697311 Employer: RI State Police Location: Statewide in RI $47,883 per year (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Speech Pathologist Job Number: 697466 Employer: Adil Business Systems Inc Location:...

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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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