State Government Press Releases

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10/04/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the City of Central Falls and Progreso Latino, will host a family fishing event at Lincoln Woods State Park on Saturday. The event is part of DEM's ongoing efforts to promote outdoor recreation and...
10/04/2017
Exits will be based on national standards using mile markers. The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that late this fall it will begin a highway renumbering program for its Interstate and other limited-access highways, starting with the entire I-...
10/04/2017
Members of the Rhode Island State Police and the Cops for Kids with Cancer charitable organization yesterday presented checks of $5,000 each to three Rhode Island families who are dealing with the financial challenges of having a child with cancer. The money was raised by seven Rhode Island...
10/04/2017
Overnight Detour to Begin on Monday, October 9 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is scheduled to pave South and North Main Streets in Providence, from James Street to Smith Street, including all intersecting side streets, beginning Monday, October 9 as part...
10/04/2017
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that it has reissued discharge permits for the Narragansett Bay Commission's (NBC) Bucklin Point and Field's Point Wastewater Treatment Facilities. The Bucklin Point facility serves Central Falls, Cumberland,...
10/03/2017
Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his office's redemption from seven hedge funds has topped $500 million as the implementation the Treasurer's Back to Basics investment strategy reaches the one-year milestone. "My Back to Basics strategy is getting the pension system...
10/05/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today declared October as Manufacturing Month in the State of Rhode Island. Joined by Commerce Secretary Stefan Pryor, Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen, Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner and other...
10/03/2017
Greencore USA is recalling egg salad sandwiches, ham salad sandwiches, and seafood stuffing because Listeria monocytogenes was found in environmental sampling conducted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). No finished products have been found to have Listeria present and no confirmed...
10/02/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is working with the Oakland Association water system in a section of Burrillville to ensure that consumers, as well as private well owners in the area, take specific health precautious after tests revealed a slightly elevated level of certain man-made...
10/02/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Araya Brinkley (age 54), of Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to the May 23, 2015 stabbing death of 41-year-old Troy Henderson of Providence. Brinkley changed his plea to guilty as the trial was set to...