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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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08/14/2014 16:30 EDT
Providence, RI— Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that Rhode Island's executive agencies, including the Rhode Island Departments of Corrections and Public Safety, will be required to adopt a new policy relative to under what circumstances ICE detainers will be honored. "With this...
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. "...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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08/28/2014 09:30 EDT
Listening to Residents Helps Rhode Island Nursing Homes Continue to Outperform the Nation Quality of life and care for Rhode Island seniors and their families reach above average marks, making the state a more desirable place for elders Providence, Rhode Island, August 28, 2014 – Nursing...
08/27/2014 16:15 EDT
The Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid recreational activities in J.L. Curran Reservoir in Cranston because a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom has been detected in the waters of the reservoir. Following a...
08/22/2014 11:00 EDT
Beginning today (August 22, 2014) the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) is thought to be the first state to make data from its Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP) available to the public on the Department's website. Rhode Islanders will be able to learn what percentage of prescribers are

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RI DEM News & Press

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08/28/2014 09:30 EDT
Hungry for Lobster? New Waterfront Eatery on the State Pier Offers Steamed Lobster Dinners, Fresh Lobster Rolls, Lobsterman's Bisque and More Made from Lobsters Landed Right in Newport at Pier Nine PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with the Fishermen of...
08/27/2014 13:15 EDT
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from 97 mosquito pools, or samples, from 34 traps set statewide during the week of August 12 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 115 pools collected from...
08/26/2014 16:00 EDT
Providence, Rhode Island, August 27, 2014 - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach unhealthy levels in portions of Rhode Island during the afternoon on Wednesday. A very hot and very humid air mass with west to southwest winds will be...

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RI DLT News & Press

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08/27/2014 08:45 EDT
Position: CDL-A Driver, Local Deliveries Job Number: 700287 Employer: JS Pallet Company Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Mechanic and Millwright Technician Job Number: 700960 Employer: Walco Electric Location:...
08/26/2014 08:15 EDT
Position: Administrative Assistant/Bookkeeper Job Number: 700873 Employer: Edward M Simpson, CPA, Inc. Location: Rumford, RI $8.00 to $18.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Mechanic Job Number: 700879 Employer: D & M Tyre Sales Inc. Location: Cranston,
08/25/2014 08:30 EDT
Position: Jewelry Workers Recruitment Job Number: 700849 Employer: Tiffany and Company Location: Cumberland, RI Rate based on experience / position (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Manager Sales Trainee Job Number: 700912 Employer: Trugreen Location:...

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RI DOT News & Press

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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...
08/21/2014 11:30 EDT
The Barton Corner Bridge Project is trending ahead of schedule, further minimizing disruption to commuters and the surrounding community. The replacement of the northbound bridge span, originally scheduled for tomorrow at noon, will now take place overnight tonight. Route 2, between Division...

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