State Government Press Releases

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09/20/2020
Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov At 10:22 PM, Troopers DiFusco arrested Markea Smith, age 27, of 1755 Cranston Street, floor #2, Cranston, Rhode Island for 1)...
09/19/2020
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp....
09/19/2020
MEDIA CONTACT: 401-764-5606 Major John C. Alfred, Detective Commander On Friday, September 18, 2020, at approximately 5:15 AM, members of the HIDTA Task Force arrested Jose Rivera Torres, age 22, of 68 Hanover Street, 2nd floor, Providence, Rhode Island, for the following: 1) Possession...
09/19/2020
Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov At 6:30 PM, Troopers arrested Christopher J. Kendrick, age 53, of 2 Tennessee Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island for a Third Division...
09/18/2020
We have lost a champion of voting rights, women's rights, immigration, health care and the values that make our country great. Thank you Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for always striving to make America live up to its promise. We mourn your loss. We will continue the fight. Rest in peace, RBG.
09/18/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is notifying bicyclists that the section of the Blackstone River Bikeway underneath the Manville Bridge in Lincoln will be closed for parts of next week starting September 21 to allow the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT)
09/18/2020
As part of its ongoing resurfacing project for Main Street (Route 115) in the village of Hope in Scituate, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close the road between Jackson Flat Road and Route 116 on Monday, September 21 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Motorists will need to...
09/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and Providence College are responding to an outbreak of COVID-19 among off-campus students near the school. Approximately 120 cases have been identified in the last three days. RIDOH is reminding people who live in the area around Providence College (...
09/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will change the configuration of the lane split on I-95 North near Exit 30 in Pawtucket on Tuesday, September 22. Three days later, starting on Friday, September 25, RIDOT will reduce travel lanes from three to two throughout the weekend. Both...
09/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Slack Reservoir in Smithfield and Johnston. The advisory was related to high levels of blue-green algae, also known...