State Government Press Releases

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05/14/2021
Participating restaurants and markets across the state will offer specials featuring Rhode Island's favorite clam, and most valuable fishery resource harvested from Narragansett Bay WARWICK, RI - Governor Dan McKee joined Mayor Frank Picozzi, Department of Environmental Management Director...
05/14/2021
Starting on Sunday night, May 16, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close two ramps during overnight hours five nights at the I-95/Route 10 interchange in Cranston for bridge construction. This work will leave a rough driving surface on the ramps. The closures will...
05/14/2021
No arrests to report Media Contact: Major Darnell S. Weaver, Uniform Bureau Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5605 or darnell.weaver@risp....
05/14/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov At 11:47 AM, Troopers arrested Marques Younger, age 24, of 120 Summer Street, Apartment #3, Central Falls, RI for: 1) Domestic Simple Assault/Battery - 2nd Offense. The arrest...
05/14/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov On May 14, 2021, at 12:23 AM, Troopers from the Traffic Safety Unit arrested Mario Urizar Reyes, age 34, of 820 Atwells Avenue, Apartment # 13, Providence, Rhode Island, for 1)...
05/13/2021
In advance of the summer tourism season, Governor Dan McKee and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are announcing that any clinically eligible person in Rhode Island will be eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19, regardless of where they live. This policy change will take effect...
05/13/2021
Starting on Sunday night, May 16, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Route 6 at the Glenbridge Avenue Bridge in Providence for six consecutive nights. The closure will allow RIDOT to place steel beams across the highway for a new bridge deck that will be built next to...
05/13/2021
CRANSTON, R.I. Beginning on Sunday, May 23, 2021, Rhode Island will once again require unemployment insurance recipients to be actively searching for suitable work, the Department of Labor and Training (DLT) announced. The work search requirement, a long-standing component of the unemployment...
05/13/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov On May 12, 2021, at 11:33 PM, Troopers from the Traffic Safety Unit arrested, Norbertson Evora, age 39, of 6 Davis Street, West Warwick for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of...
05/12/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Scarborough North and Roger Wheeler state beaches will be open Saturdays and Sundays only, weather permitting, from Saturday, May 15 until Memorial Day to accommodate early beachgoers. State beaches will...