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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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09/30/2014 11:45 EDT
Providence, R.I.- Governor Lincoln D. Chafee joined the Rhode Island Division of Planning today to invite the public to review and comment on the draft of the state's Economic Development Plan, a product of the RhodeMap RI initiative. The Economic Development Plan contains goals,...
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...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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10/01/2014 10:45 EDT
Providence -- The Rhode Island Department of Health has confirmed that a Rhode Island child died last week as a result of Staphylococcus aureus sepsis associated with enteroviral infection (EV-D68). Infection by both Staphylococcus aureus sepsis and EV-D68 is a very rare combination that can cause
09/24/2014 16:00 EDT
Providence -- The Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid recreational activities in Spectacle Pond in Cranston and Turner Reservoir, Central Pond, Lower Ten Mile River, and Omega Pond in East Providence because a blue-green...
09/24/2014 11:15 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Health today received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68) involving an adult. The adult, who was recently hospitalized, has since improved and been discharged. This...

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RI DEM News & Press

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09/30/2014 10:30 EDT
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that an $87,000 grant has been awarded to the City of East Providence for the removal of two derelict barges that have been sunken in the Providence River for many years. Funding for the grant is being provided through Derelict and...
09/29/2014 13:15 EDT
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 69 mosquito pools, or samples, from 32 traps set statewide during the week of September 15 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 31 pools collected...
09/26/2014 12:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management will hold its final scientific review workshop on the Rhode Island Wildlife Action Plan (RIWAP) on Wednesday, October 8 at the URI Coastal Institute in Narragansett. The workshop will take place from 9:00 a.m. to noon in Corliss Auditorium at...

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RI DLT News & Press

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10/01/2014 08:00 EDT
Event: Job Fair Friday Date and Time: Friday, October 3, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location: Providence netWORKri Career Center, One Reservoir Avenue, in the Renaissance Room, Providence Description: The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training is partnering...
10/01/2014 08:00 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: Toolmaker Job Number: 702391 Employer: Cramik Enterprises Location: Westerly, RI
09/30/2014 07:45 EDT
Position: Employment Specialist Job Number: 702398 Employer: Amos House Location: Providence, RI $35,000 per year (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Masonry Laborer/Forklift Operator Job Number: 702425 Employer: Construction Maintenance Services Location: Pawtucket, RI $18.

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RI DOT News & Press

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10/01/2014 07:45 EDT
As part of the Providence Viaduct Replacement Project, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will open a temporary Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Routes 6 &10/Providence Place) off of I-95 South on Monday, October 6, 2014. This will allow for the construction of a new Exit 22 as...
09/26/2014 19:45 EDT
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will be closing lanes on Route 6 East and West in the Olneyville section of Providence for paving tomorrow, Saturday, September 27. Part of the Magnolia Bridge removal project, the work is needed to resurface a section of Route 6 that has been...
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

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