State Government Press Releases

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01/16/2019
Several thousand hatchery-raised rainbow and brook trout are going into ponds in Burrillville, North Kingstown, Portsmouth, and Richmond PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island this week with several thousand brook and...
01/16/2019
Detour goes into effect January 23 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will temporarily close a section of Old Great Road in North Smithfield, where it passes underneath Route 146, on Wednesday, January 23. The bridge over Old Great Road is...
01/16/2019
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, "A" Division Commander 401-444-1014 On January 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM, Troopers arrested Jorge Martinez, age 36, of 411 Prairie Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island for a Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation Hearing on...
01/15/2019
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law. Ana Melendez Santana (age 23) Providence, RI K1-2019-0027A ...
01/15/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo will deliver her annual State of the State address tonight at 7:00 p.m. The primary focus of her speech will be on Rhode Island's future, and she will present a long-term view for our schools and our economy. In advance of the speech, the Governor...
01/15/2019
Nationally, RI ranks 1st in visitors per acre but 47th in state spending per visit. "We have a real opportunity to celebrate, invest in, and preserve our parks so they continue to increase value to Rhode Island, encourage healthy living across communities, and provide a backdrop for sharing...
01/14/2019
Due to the partial Federal Government Shutdown: February SNAP benefits will be issued in January for current SNAP recipients. Your February SNAP benefits will be on your EBT card by Sunday, January 20, 2019. You will NOT get more benefits issued to your card, so please plan accordingly, but...
01/14/2019
Providence, RI: On Wednesday, January 16, and Thursday, January 17 the Rhode Island Board of Elections will conduct the state's first Risk-Limiting Audit (RLA) pilot. These audits, which are a state-of-the-art type of post-election audit, will be required after the 2020 Presidential Preference...
01/14/2019
Monday, January 14 Position: Registered Nurse Job Number: 823503 Employer: Care New England/Kent Hospital Location: Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 12) Position: General Laborers Job Number:...
01/14/2019
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 12:05 PM, Troopers arrested Latisha Nelson, age 27, of 47 Middle Drive, Apt. A1, Providence, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre- Trail Conference on the charge Forgery and...