April 2020

DEM celebrates Earth Day

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management submitted the following to The Block Island Times: This week, as Rhode Island joins the world in marking the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are reflecting on the progress Rhode Island has made in protecting our state’s natural …

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Guidance for wearing masks at work

The following was issued by the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations Department of Business Regulation: GUIDANCE FOR THE WEARING OF CLOTH FACE COVERINGS AT WORK Governor Raimondo’s Executive Order 20-14 prohibited all gatherings of more than 5 people and all non-critical, retail businesses from conducting in-person operations. However, critical businesses remain open and some …

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A link to essential worker registration forms

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