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RI EMA News & Press

11/06/2014 09:00 EST
MEDIA ADVISORY 1-800 RI CHILD - CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE NUMBER OPERATIONAL The technical issues that lead to the use of a temporary alternative phone number for the state's child abuse hotline have been resolved. Anyone with knowledge or suspicion of child abuse or neglect should call the...
11/05/2014 10:30 EST
MEDIA ADVISORY CHILD ABUSE HOTLINE – TEMPORARY CHANGE IN NUMBER TO 401-462-4453 The RI Department of Children, Youth and Families announced that the RI Child Abuse Hotline phone system is experiencing technical difficulties. The Hotline continues to be fully operational. However,...
10/22/2014 15:45 EDT
For Use: Immediately Date: October 22, 2014 2014 School Safety Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is hosting its annual School Safety Conference on October 23, 2014 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick from 8 am to 12 pm. The theme of this year's conference is "...

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Office of the Governor News & Press

12/16/2014 18:15 EST
Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Service Steven M. Costantino and Lt. Governor Elizabeth H. Roberts announced today that Rhode Island has been selected for a $20 million Model Test Award under the second round of the Centers for...
12/16/2014 16:30 EST
Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today three appointments and one re-appointment to the Board of Directors for The Beacon Mutual Insurance Co. The three new members are Jerauld Adams, owner of North American Industries Inc. in Central Falls; Myrth York, a philanthropist, and
12/15/2014 10:45 EST
East Providence, RI—Governor Lincoln D. Chafee today joined members of the Educator Autonomy Working Group at the Orlo Avenue School in East Providence to receive their final report. Working group co-chairs Yanaiza Gallant, Principal of the Orlo Avenue School, and Patricia Page, 2014 Rhode Island...

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RI HEALTH News & Press

12/16/2014 14:30 EST
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) has announced that the 2015 Rhode Island Health Professional Loan Repayment Program application cycle is open through February 13, 2015. The program offers health education loan repayments to eligible health professionals who serve in a...
12/15/2014 15:30 EST
Today the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) reports the latest numbers on apparent accidental drug overdose deaths, use of Narcan by Rhode Island Emergency Medical Services, and prescribed controlled substances. Since January 1, 2014, there have been 212 apparent accidental drug overdose...
12/15/2014 12:30 EST
With many Rhode Islanders gearing up for holiday get-togethers with family and friends, the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) is reminding everyone about the importance of vaccination against the flu. "It typically takes people two weeks to develop immunity after getting a flu shot,"...

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RI DEM News & Press

12/17/2014 08:15 EST
Beautiful Illustrations and Descriptions of Fish Species and their Habitats Make This Book a Perfect Holiday Gift for Anglers and Nature Enthusiasts PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that Inland Fishes of Rhode Island, a beautiful book depicting the more than 70...
12/09/2014 13:15 EST
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management's Office of Waste Management is seeking feedback from the public on proposed revisions to state regulations regarding composting facilities. The draft revisions to Solid Waste Regulation Number 8 (Composting Facilities) were made in response...
12/09/2014 11:30 EST
PROVIDENCE – Governor Lincoln Chafee and Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit today awarded $3.85 million in local open space matching grants to 15 communities, land trusts and conservation organizations that will protect 1,193 acres of open space and farmland throughout the...

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RI DLT News & Press

12/18/2014 08:15 EST
Position: Buyer Job Number: 704880 Employer: Greencore Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Family Advocate, Senior Services Job Number: 704839 Employer: East Bay Community Action Program Location: Riverside, RI $33,000...
12/17/2014 08:15 EST
Position: Warehouse and Inventory Control Manager Job Number: 704599 Employer: Greencore Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Employee Health and Safety Coordinator Job Number: 704577 Employer: Greencore Location: North...
12/16/2014 08:15 EST
Position: Greencore Recruitment Job Number: 704881 Employer: Greencore USA Inc. Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience / position (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Bookkeeper Job Number: 704725 Employer: O&G Studio, LLC Location: Warren, RI

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RI DOT News & Press

12/17/2014 15:00 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of overnight closures for a portion of Route 146 South in Providence, as well as a closure for I-95 South's Exit 22 (Downtown Providence/Routes 6 & 10), for the construction and installation of large overhead highway
12/10/2014 09:45 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is taking advantage of a break in the weather to accelerate the repair work on a portion of Railroad Street in Lincoln. The closure of the road, between Division Street and Winter Street, is expected to be in place by 10 a.m. today. The...
12/06/2014 12:45 EST
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) has rescheduled its temporary closure of a portion of Railroad Street in Lincoln to Thursday, December 11. The closure of Railroad Street, between Division Street and Winter Street, is needed to repair a section of the road surrounding a nearby...

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