State Government Press Releases

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06/17/2019
Lt. Governor Dan McKee Praises Nominees from Rhode Island Hospital for Receiving Global Alzheimer's Platform Foundation Awards PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee, Chair of the State's Long-Term Care Coordinating Council and Alzheimer's Executive Board, today honored six participants in...
06/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that certain Pillsbury Best 5 lb. Bread Flour products are being recalled due to a potential presence of pathogenic E. coli. The following products are affected: - UPC code - 0 5150020031 5; Lot code - 8 342; Use-by date -...
06/17/2019
DEM's request for proposals allocates $750,000 of the $2.75 million in available funding to help close out projects on brownfield sites that already have been investigated and are on their way to being remediated but haven't been found compliant yet. PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental...
06/15/2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Timothy G. Sanzi, Detective Commander (401-764-5606) and Captain John C. Alfred, Assistant Detective Commander (401-764-5153) 1. Arrest: 19RIX1-493-AR Location: Cranston On June 14, 2019 at approximately 11:30 AM, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force...
06/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Ryan Beeley (age 40), of Warwick, pleaded nolo contendere today to one count of involuntary manslaughter before Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini. The charge stems from a 2017 incident that resulted in the unintentional death of Beeley's 7-...
06/14/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that King Arthur Flour, Inc. is recalling 14,218 cases of 5 lb. Unbleached All-Purpose Flour due to the potential presence of Escherichia coli bacteria (E. coli). The recalled Unbleached All-Purpose Flour (5 lb.) was...
06/14/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Today, the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) recognized 25 state government agencies, quasi-public agencies, municipalities, and state colleges and universities for their renewable energy and energy efficiency achievements at its Third Annual Lead By Example Clean...
06/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Juan Velasquez (age 22) pleaded guilty on June 12, 2019, to two counts of first degree robbery and one count of burglary before Providence Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause. The Court sentenced him to a 35-year full sentence with 17 years to...
06/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Allen Hanson (age 33), of East Providence, pleaded guilty on June 11, 2019 to one count of involuntary manslaughter. Providence County Superior Court Justice Luis M. Matos sentenced Hanson to a 30-year full sentence with 26 years to serve at the ACI...
06/13/2019
Continued deterioration leads Department to accelerate bridge replacement The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced the closure of the Blanchard Sawmill Bridge which carries Winsor Avenue over the Moswansicut Brook at the Scituate/Johnston line. RIDOT...