State Government Press Releases

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05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that William Hudgins (age 30) of Providence was sentenced yesterday to 15 years after pleading guilty to one count of second-degree child molestation. Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Hudgins to a 15-year full sentence, with six years to...
05/24/2019
Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that a graduation ceremony for the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy was held earlier today. The 33 graduates will serve in 16 law enforcement...
05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Brian Fraga (age 35), of Lincoln, was sentenced yesterday to 18 years after pleading nolo contendere to one count of manslaughter. Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano sentenced Fraga to an 18-year full sentence, with 10 years to serve at the...
05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Arnold Evans (age 37), of Providence, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of first-degree murder and was sentenced to life at the ACI by Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers. Evans had been held without bail at the ACI since he was indicted...
05/24/2019
The 2019 beach monitoring season begins on Tuesday, May 28th. Announcements about closures (and reopenings) will be posted here throughout the season. Specific beaches may have their own opening dates for the season. Beach goers may want to check those opening dates before heading to the beach.
05/24/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced $500,000 in community enhancement grants to organizations committed to helping older Rhode Islanders and individuals with disabilities thrive in their communities. The grants are supported with funds from the Executive Office of Health...
05/24/2019
DEM is encouraging residents to buy their state beach pass online or in advance so they can "beach more, wait less." PROVIDENCE From a more expansive menu at six state beaches (East Matunuck, Misquamicut, Roger Wheeler, Scarborough North and South, and Salty Brine) to the chance to rent "...
05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Kunwar Chadha (age 53) of Cumberland was sentenced yesterday to 48 years after being found guilty on two counts of second-degree child molestation. Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Chadha to a 48-year full sentence, with 22 years to...
05/23/2019
Boaters directed to use nearby Sakonnet River Bridge boat ramp in Tiverton PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that the concrete boat ramp at Gull Cove in Portsmouth has reached the end of its useful life and will be removed this summer. Located on the...
05/23/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that seasonal shellfish area closures will take effect at sunrise on Saturday, May 25, and will remain in place until Tuesday, October 15. Consistent with federal requirements, DEM closes some local waters to the...