State Government Press Releases

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02/27/2021
MEDIA CONTACT: 401-764-5605 Major John C. Alfred, Detective Commander On February 26, 2021 members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force and Central Falls Police Department arrested Samuel Kpanan, age 31, of 1270 Broad Street, 2nd floor, Central Falls RI on 1) Affidavit/Arrest warrant from the...
02/26/2021
March 31 deadline set for Specialty Crop Grant applications PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that more than $150,000 in farm viability grants is available for projects that enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Rhode Island. The funds are...
02/26/2021
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing today that the US Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) has approved Rhode Island's recommendations to remove impairments from parts of three waterbodies from USEPA's List of Impaired Waters under Section 303(d) of the...
02/26/2021
MEDIA CONTACT: 764-5611 Captain Robert Creamer, Assistant Detective Commander On Thursday, February 25, 2021, at approximately 6:30 a.m., members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Joseph L. Anderson, age 30, of 14 Mowry Avenue, Apt #1, Johnston, Rhode Island, as a Fugitive from...
02/26/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov At 11:30 AM, Troopers arrested Angel Hernandez, age 29, of 164 Gray Street, Providence, RI, for: 1) Possession of Controlled Substance Schedule I-V (Crack/Cocaine) 2) ...
02/25/2021
As part of a $3 million project to make a number of safety improvements for Route 37 close to its intersection with Natick Avenue in Cranston, RIDOT will install a right lane shift for Route 37 westbound traffic starting Friday night, February 26 at 8 p.m. The shift will be in place for...
02/25/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. PROVIDENCE, R.I. In the second significant case of illegal firearms dealing this month, Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that the...
02/25/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov On February 24, 2021 at 3:27 PM, Troopers arrested Joseph Collins, age 40, of 124 Porter Street, Apartment #2, Providence, Rhode Island, for a Third District Court Bench...
02/25/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the FDA is working with El Abuelito Cheese, Inc. to recall all of its cheese products (queso fresco, Oaxaca cheese, cotija cheese, and crema). The Connecticut State Laboratory has confirmed that the Listeria monocytogenes...
02/24/2021
The Attorney General will testify before the Senate Labor Committee tonight in support of his proposed legislation to strengthen protections for Rhode Island workers PROVIDENCE, RI Attorney General Peter F. Neronha will testify tonight in the Senate Labor Committee in support of SB195,...