State Government Press Releases

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04/20/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 9:12 PM, Troopers arrested Richard Delauro, age 65, of 20 Shippee Schoolhouse Road, Foster, RI for: 1) Possession of a Controlled Substance (Cocaine) 2) Driving Under the Influence of Liquor/Drugs BAC Unknown -...
04/19/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Raimondo issued the following statement today wishing Rhode Islanders a happy Passover: "Happy Passover to all those celebrating tonight. This evening, Jews across Rhode Island and around the world will join with family and friends for the Passover seder and tell the...
04/19/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a temporary traffic pattern change with lane closures on Route 6 just west of the Hartford Avenue exit in Providence for the rehabilitation of the Woonasquatucket River Bridge. This $10.8 million project involves replacing the...
04/19/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Nathan Spardello (age 30), of Providence, pleaded guilty yesterday to counts of second-degree murder, domestic breaking and entering, domestic assault and battery, assault with a dangerous weapon, larceny under $1,500, domestic malicious damage,...
04/19/2019
More than $700 million in active construction this year The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today kicked off the 2019 construction season at the I-295 bridges over Plainfield Pike on the Johnston/Cranston line. The $22.6 million project is one of many large-...
04/19/2019
Through its Solicitor, the City of Central Falls ("Complainant") filed a Complaint alleging that the Central Falls Detention Facility Corporation ("Corporation") violated the Open Meetings Act ("OMA") in relation to an emergency meeting of the Corporation Board of Directors ("Board") that...
04/19/2019
April 22nd marks the 49th anniversary of Earth Day PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to get outdoors and get active this month to mark Earth Day. Community cleanups are scheduled around the state and recreational opportunities abound.
04/19/2019
Innovative Program Has Helped Hundreds of Rhode Islanders Working in STEM and Design Fields PROVIDENCE, RI- Today Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced the re-opening of Wavemaker Fellowship Applications, a competitive student loan reimbursement program...
04/19/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 4:08 PM, Troopers arrested Jeffrey Souza, age 26, of 1 Spring Street, Apt. 2, Hopkinton, RI for: 1) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Driving...
04/18/2019
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 found guilty in a court of law. Oladapo Disu (age 21) Providence, RI P1/19-1819AG On April 12, 2019,...