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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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09/18/2014 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...
09/17/2014 12:15 EDT
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the state has received a $650,000 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant to help the state plan for a new mass transit center in Providence. One of 72 projects...
09/16/2014 14:45 EDT
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the release of the Period Four Regulatory Look Back Report, issued by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Regulatory Reform. "I commend all of our state agencies on their work toward regulatory reform and I want to thank the

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RI HEALTH News & Press

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09/18/2014 16:00 EDT
Providence - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises all parents and healthcare providers to be aware of symptoms of respiratory illness caused by Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) and to promote good hand hygiene to protect against EV-D68, as well as other seasonal illnesses such as...
09/16/2014 10:45 EDT
Gel Spice Company Inc., of Bayonne, NJ, has issued a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds Ground Black Pepper in 3.53-oz. plastic jars because it has the possibility to be contaminated with Salmonella. The product was distributed nationwide via Big Lots Retail Stores Inc.,...
09/16/2014 09:30 EDT
Immunization rates for child and teenagers in Rhode Island are among the highest in the country, according to data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) earlier this month. The data were gathered through the National Immunization Survey, an annual study conducted...

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RI DEM News & Press

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09/15/2014 11:00 EDT
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from the remaining 97 mosquito pools, or samples, from 34 traps set statewide during the week of September 2 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. The testing results were confirmed...
09/12/2014 08:15 EDT
Participants in Program from facilities in Bristol, Burrillville, Cranston, East Greenwich, Jamestown, Newport, West Warwick, Woonsocket, and the Narragansett Bay Commission's Bucklin Point and Fields Point Treatment Plants PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management will award a...
09/09/2014 15:30 EDT
West Nile Virus Found in Mosquitoes Trapped in Great Swamp in West Kingston PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) are advising Rhode Islanders to take steps to protect themselves from being bitten by mosquitoes....

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RI DLT News & Press

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09/18/2014 14:00 EDT
The Business Workforce Center at the RI Department of Labor and Training will host a recruitment event, Tuesday, September 23, to help Connextions, an Optum Company, recruit customer service specialists. Positions are seasonal and will be active until March 31, 2015. Tuesday's recruitment
09/18/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Maintenance Technicians Job Number: 701902 Employer: Tanglewood Village Apts Location: West Warwick, RI $15.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Inventory Counters Job Number: 701893 Employer: RGIS Location: Statewide in RI $10.00 per hour (as seen
09/17/2014 08:00 EDT
Position: Locksmith Job Number: 701888 Employer: Double D Lock's Location: Warwick, RI $12.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Dockside Seafood Market Various Positions Job Number: 701926 Employer: Dockside Marketplace Location: Warwick, RI $8.00 to $25.00 per...

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RI DOT News & Press

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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
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...

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