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The Rhode Island Department of Health and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield due to a blue-green algae (... more
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Health is advising consumers in a press release not to use hand sanitizers manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV because of the potential presence of... more
PROVIDENCE – Lt. Gov. Dan McKee and members of Rhode Island’s small businesses community have launched an online petition that calls on the state to use at least 10 percent of its $1.25 billion of... more
LINCOLN – Police have arrested a Lincoln man who works as a teacher's assistant at Mount Hope High School and as a camp counselor at Camp Ramsbottom, accusing him of indecent solicitation of a child... more
Visitors must abide by rules regarding social distancing, group size and use of cloth face coverings
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that four Rhode Island state campgrounds are now open to visitors with new restrictions and procedures in place to prevent the spread... more
Governor extends executive orders
PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina Raimondo and Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott, director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, provided details Monday on the state’s response to COVID-19. After announcing that... more