State Government Press Releases

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08/12/2022
August 11th, 2022: At 11:27 PM, Troopers arrested David Hurteau, age 36, of 18 Greene Avenue, Plainfield, Connecticut for 1) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs First Offense B.A.C. Unknown and 2) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of...
08/11/2022
Celebrating Flickers 40th Anniversary, the Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) discovers and empowers filmmakers and creative artists and will be held in Providence, Woonsocket, and other locations throughout the state of Rhode Island. Ranked as one of the top Festivals in the United...
08/11/2022
The gallery at the Block Island Airport, a partnership between the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC), announced the opening of its winter exhibit featuring works by Christopher T. Terry, Jamestown. The exhibition runs through late-...
08/11/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the company Lyons Magnus is expanding its recall to include additional brands and code dates due to the potential for microbial contamination, including from the organism Cronobaster sakazakii. A complete list of recalled...
08/11/2022
WARWICK, RI Governor Dan McKee, joined Lt. Gov. Sabina Matos, U.S. Sen. Jack Reed, House Speaker K. Joseph Shekarchi, Rhode Island Secretary of Housing Josh Saal, and additional state leaders at the Meadowbrook Terrace housing community in Warwick, today to celebrated the state's historic...
08/11/2022
PAWTUCKET, RI Governor Dan McKee and the Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced today a proposal to use $3.8 million in funding from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) fund to provide direct rate relief to low-income Rhode Island residents who are most at risk of not being able to...
08/11/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding Rhode Islanders that they have until Sunday, August 14, to register to vote or update their voter information for the September 13 statewide primary election. Rhode Islanders should check their voter registration status by using the...
08/11/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Third Beach in Middletown, Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville, and Harmony Hill School Beach in Glocester for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality through Labor Day.
08/11/2022
On Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 2:47 PM, Troopers arrested Miranda Howell, age 32, of 487 Niantic Avenue, Cranston, Rhode Island, for 1.) Affidavit and arrest warrant for Leaving the Scene of an Accident and Driving with a Suspended License originating out of the Rhode Island State Police...
08/11/2022
At 7:17 PM, Troopers arrested Cindy Dos Santos, age 24, of 195 Diamond Hill Street, New Haven, Connecticut, as a Fugitive from Justice out of the State of Connecticut on the charges of 1) Domestic Violence -Violation of a Protection Order and 2) Domestic Violence Assault originating out of the...