State Government Press Releases

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10/04/2022
WOONSOCKET, RI – Governor Dan McKee today praised private businesses, state agencies, donors and the General Assembly for their collaboration and contributions that led to the creation of the new Woonsocket Education Center before snipping the giant ribbon signaling the official opening. "Our...
10/04/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today announced that a major life sciences development project is moving forward in the state's Innovation and Design District on the former I-195 land. The 212,000 square foot, 7-story building will house a new public health lab for the State of Rhode Island,...
10/04/2022
Providence, RI— The R.I. State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the R.I. Council for the Humanities have partnered to celebrate Arts and Humanities Month in October. The councils will host programs that explore how arts, culture and the humanities build a vibrant future through community, education,
10/04/2022
On Monday, October 3, 2022, at 2:00 PM, Troopers arrested Miguel Mena Lopez, age 75, of 431 Jefferson Street, New Bedford, Massachusetts, on a Providence Superior Court bench warrant for failure to appear for a cost review hearing on the charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance Schedule I-V...
10/04/2022
At 1:00 PM, Troopers arrested Rafael Perez Jr., age 47, of 38 Ayrault Street, Apt. #3, Providence, Rhode Island for 1.) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for a Pretrial Conference on the original charge of Simple Assault originating out of the North Providence Police...
10/04/2022
At 8:25 AM, Troopers arrested Dino Santilli, age 49, of 28 Esmond Street, Apt. #2, Smithfield, Rhode Island for a Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving with a Suspended License, originating out of the Smithfield Police Department.
10/04/2022
At 8:25 PM, Trooper arrested Edward H. Austermuhl, age 61, 685 Social Street, Apartment 304, Woonsocket, Rhode Island for 1.) Driving while Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or Drugs - First Offense, BAC Unknown and 2.) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. This arrest was the result of a...
10/03/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will slide the new Glenbridge Avenue Bridge into place on Tuesday, October 4 starting at 9 p.m., one day ahead of schedule. This will require a full closure of Route 6 between the Killingly Street and Harford Avenue exits from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m.
10/03/2022
WARWICK, RI – Governor Dan McKee announced today the state will start issuing Child Tax Rebates to qualifying families beginning today, Monday, October 3. Child Tax Rebate payments are one of the important ways Rhode Island families benefit from the Fiscal Year 2023 budget signed by Governor...
10/03/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are announcing today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $161,158 to DEM through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) to help Rhode Island farmers expand market access...