State Government Press Releases

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07/25/2019
New culverts will mitigate beaver activity and flooding at Carbuncle Pond in Coventry. PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the reconstruction of culverts on the western portion of the Trestle Trail in Coventry is underway. Originally constructed as a...
07/25/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 10:42 AM, Troopers arrested Derek Leblanc, age 29, of 259 Buttonwood Avenue, Warwick, RI for: 1) Kent County Superior Court Full Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Restitution Review on the original charge of...
07/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Gooseberry Beach in Newport for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may...
07/24/2019
Rhode Island's pension plan earned $291,411,038 in the month of June, posting a 3.56% return. The positive performance was driven by the investments in the global stock market - mostly low fee index funds designed to provide long-term growth. Under Treasurer Magaziner's leadership, the state...
07/24/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was today joined by Representative Brian P. Kennedy, Speaker Pro Tempore of the House (D-Dist. 38, Hopkinton, Westerly), Senator James A. Seveney (D-Dist. 11, Bristol, Portsmouth, Tiverton) and Kevin M. Lynch, Acting Administrator of the Division of...
07/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing seven beaches because of high bacteria levels at those beaches. RIDOH is recommending closures at: - Easton's Beach in Newport - Scarborough Beach South in Narragansett (Scarborough Beach North remains open) - North...
07/24/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) has partnered with six Rhode Island towns and school districts in an initiative to help them save energy and reduce their costs. Launched in spring 2019, the Achieving Community Efficiency Program (ACE) is a multiyear pilot...
07/24/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 1:59 PM, Troopers arrested Mae Newkirk, age 61, of 640 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI for: 1) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear on the original charge of Driving Without/Expired License,...
07/23/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Harmony Hill School Beach in Chepachet and Kent County YMCA Upper Pond in Warwick for swimming because bacteria levels there have returned to acceptable measures. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality...
07/23/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha today announced an important next step in the Office's review of clergy child sexual abuse: a new Memorandum of Understanding between the Attorney General and the Diocese of Providence pursuant to which the Office and the Rhode Island State Police will gain...