State Government Press Releases

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07/10/2020
A new truck restriction goes into effect this month for a section of Limerock Road between Douglas Pike (Route 7) in Smithfield and Jenckes Hill Road (Route 123) in Lincoln. It limits commercial truck traffic on this road in accordance with a new state law. Specifically, trucks with a gross...
07/10/2020
Traffic pattern change scheduled to begin next week As part of an ongoing bridge replacement project, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will make a temporary traffic pattern change for both northbound and southbound lanes on a section of I-95 at the Exit 4 (...
07/10/2020
At 11:15 AM, Troopers arrested Amanda Andreoni, age 41, of 59 Keller Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Liquor and/or Drugs – First Offense - Blood Results Pending. The arrest was the result of Troopers responding to a call for an erratic operator on Route 95...
07/10/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI – Thursday, an elections task force consisting of state and local elections officials and members of the public released a series of recommendations to ensure that Rhode Island voters can cast their ballots in a safe and secure manner this fall. Co-chaired by Secretary of State...
07/09/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced today the launch of the Community Solar Marketplace website at risolarmarketplace.com, which educates Rhode Island residents about the benefits of community solar and provides a single place for visitors to preview the...
07/09/2020
Phil and Ann's Sunset Motel in Charleston, RI is required to issue a boil water notice to its customers because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. For more information, customers should refer to the notice provided to them by their water supply officials. Additional information can...
07/09/2020
Providence, RI (July 9, 2020) – Launched last May and seeing over 75,000 uses throughout the summer 2019 season, Rhode Island's groundbreaking and effective statewide initiative of offering complimentary, environmentally-safe sunscreen dispenser stations provided by Raw Elements USA®, a certified...
07/09/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that his Office has charged Marcello Pompa (age 37, Saugus, MA), owner of M&M Cleaning of MA, LLC (M&M Cleaning), with wage theft; failing to maintain workers' compensation insurance coverage; and workers' compensation...
07/09/2020
At 3:40 PM, Troopers arrested Vanessa Romanoff, age 20, of 3900 Post Road, Warwick, Rhode Island, for Domestic Violence Criminal Violation of a No Contact Order - First Offense. This arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Victory Highway, in the Town of West Greenwich. Romanoff was...
07/08/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins, including...