State Government Press Releases

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09/13/2017
As the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) continues to investigate two cases of listeria, all Rhode Islanders, and particularly pregnant women, are urged to not eat queso fresco made with unpasteurized milk (also known as raw milk). Queso fresco is a type of soft cheese. Queso fresco,...
09/13/2017
Governor Gina Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force has recognized South County Health and CharterCARE Health Partners for their leadership in providing consistent, comprehensive care for opioid-use disorder in hospitals and emergency departments in Rhode Island. The South...
09/13/2017
CRANSTON, RI The Business Workforce Center of the RI Department of Labor and Training (DLT) is working with Pinnacle Logistics, a Dallas-based logistics company, to help hire up to 300 ramp and warehouse agents. Positions are immediately available on all shifts and are located at T.F. Green...
09/13/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office is part of a multistate investigation into the Equifax data breach looking how this breach took place, what the company is doing to assist and protect consumers now, and the steps the company is taking to ensure better protections...
09/13/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Frank Andrade (age 52), of Cumberland, pleaded guilty yesterday before Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to 10 counts of first degree child molestation and one count of first degree sexual assault. The defendant changed his plea from...
09/12/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Mashapaug Pond, while lifting the advisory for Pleasure Lake, located in Roger Williams Park. The advisories for the two bodies of water, both...
09/12/2017
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced that the State Native American Art Exhibit is currently on display at the Atrium Gallery in One Capitol Hill through Sept 29, 2017. This gallery is located at One Capitol Hill, the State's main administration building on Smith Street in...
09/12/2017
Public Reminded to Guard against Mosquito Bites PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced a mosquito sample collected on Tuesday, September 5 in Warren has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV).
09/12/2017
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Marshall Howard (age 24) 88 Asylum Road Warwick, RI 02886 K1-2017-0564A
09/12/2017
CRANSTON, RI On Wednesday, September 20th at 5:00 p.m., Lt. Governor Dan McKee will partner with Cranston Mayor Allan Fung to host an Empower RI information session at Cranston High School East to help ratepayers safely shop for alternate electricity suppliers and save on their electric bills.