BC-RI--Daybook, RI

Associated Press Rhode Island Daybook for Monday, May 19, and Tuesday, May 20.

MONDAY, May 19:

10 a.m. PRESCRIPTION OVERDOSE PREVENTION — Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, state Health Director Michael Fine, the president and chief executive of Bridgemark Addiction Recovery Services, Christine T. Harkins, and state Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals Director Craig S. Stenning discuss a demonstration project to offer assistance to physicians with patients who may be at high risk for misuse of opioid medications, in an effort to prevent overdoses.

Location: Council Chamber, Warwick City Hall, 3275 Post Road (U.S. Route 1), Warwick.

Contacts: Deborah Varga, 401-462-0192 or 401-280-3234 (cell).

10:30 a.m. GOVERNOR'S SCHEDULE — Gov. Lincoln D. Chafee and officials from the state Department of Administration including Chief of Property Management James Jerue Jr. and the executive director of operations management, Ronald N. Renaud, visit the John O. Pastore Complex in Cranston to tour recent renovations of the central power plant and discuss future projects.

Location: Central power plant, John O. Pastore Complex, 13 Power Road, Cranston.

Contacts: Ryan Crowley, 401-222-8112 or 401-330-9141 (cell).

Michael Rooney, 401-222-2174 or 401-419-5596 (cell).

Faye Zuckerman, 401-222-8134 or 401-626-6084 (cell).

Kyrie Perry, 401-222-2173 or 401-952-0833 (cell).

Debbie Rich, 401-222-2173 or 401-741-3130 (cell).

Nancy Lavin, 401-222-8060.

10:30 a.m. REED SCHEDULE — Westerly Town Manager Michelle A. Buck, the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council's executive director Grover Fugate, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, a state conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, R. Phou "Pooh" Vongkhamdy, and Westerly Town Council members discuss $1 million to help fund plans to dredge Winnapaug Pond and remove over 70,000 cubic yards of sediment deposited by Hurricane Sandy.

Location: Misquamicut Business Association's tourist booth, across the street from Westerly's town beach, Wuskenau Beach, 316 Atlantic Ave., Westerly.

Contacts: Chip Unruh, 202-224-4642.

TUESDAY, May 20:

The AP hasn't been apprised of any events.

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