State Government Press Releases

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11/16/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company is recalling Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole Kernel Sweet Corn due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The product details are: Stop & Shop Brand Frozen Whole...
11/16/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Yorgo's Foods is recalling all Greek-style food products it manufactures due to their potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recalled products include hommus, tahini sauces, yogurt dip, salads, tzatziki,...
11/16/2017
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner's BankLocal program, which supports loans to Rhode Island small business through deposits in local banks and credit unions, today received national recognition from The NewDEAL - winning the organization's 2017 "Future of Business" challenge. "Small...
11/16/2017
Victims of wire transfer scams may now apply for compensation through the U.S. Department of Justice's Victim Asset Recovery Program Rhode Islanders who were deceived into sending payments to scammers using Western Union's wire transfer service may now apply for compensation from a $586...
11/16/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to remind Rhode Island patients, families, and healthcare professionals to Be Antibiotics Aware. Antibiotics were one of the most significant scientific developments of the 20th...
11/16/2017
WARWICK, R.I. – This weekend, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will be joined by volunteers from across Rhode Island to assemble hundreds of care packages for Rhode Island service members who are away from home this holiday season as part of the 15th Operation Holiday Cheer. On Saturday, November 18th,...
11/16/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 2:15 AM, Troopers arrested Alondra De La Cruz, age 22, of 27 Bailey Street Cranston, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench for a Bail Violation Filed on the original charge of Obstructing a Police Officer...
11/15/2017
The Westerly Water Department has issued a boil water notice to its customers because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. Westerly Water Department customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption, including drinking and cooking....
11/15/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI – Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea recognized three individuals and two institutions with the 2017 NASS Medallion Award at a ceremony held this afternoon at the State House. State Senator Erin Lynch Prata of Warwick; Aram Garabedian of Cranston; Shanna Wells of West Warwick; the...
11/15/2017
Denver, CO –The Rhode Island Board of Elections will be present for the nation's first statewide risk-limiting post-election audit taking place in Denver, Colorado on Nov. 16-18. Board staff will be part of a twelve-member group of observers consisting of federal and state election officials,...