State Government Press Releases

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05/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced an updated schedule for the temporary traffic pattern change with lane closures on Route 6 just west of the Hartford Avenue exit in Providence for the rehabilitation of the Woonasquatucket River Bridge. The changes are in...
05/17/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Alan Pickens (age 22) of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere to one count of carrying a pistol without a license and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person. Superior Court Magistrate Richard D. Raspallo sentenced Pickens to 10 years with 5...
05/17/2019
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. Anthony Cerbo (age 40) Johnston, RI P1/19-2434A On May 15, 2019, the...
05/16/2019
Treasurer Magaziner's BankLOCAL initiative, which incentivizes banks and credit unions to make loans to small businesses in Rhode Island, has expanded its reach by welcoming two new banks, BankNewport and Freedom National Bank. "Small businesses are essential to Rhode Island's economy. Too...
05/16/2019
Boaters can bring their expired safety flares to West Marine during three collection events being held this season at West Marine. The first collection is on May 19 in Narragansett, and new flares can be purchased at a discount. PROVIDENCE Environmental Police Officers from the Rhode Island...
05/14/2019
The nomination of Womazetta Jones, the current Director of Social Services in Ramsey County, Minnesota, drew praise for Jones from health and human services leaders in Rhode Island and Minnesota. Hear what they had to say: "Courageous leadership is a rarity at times. I can tell you that...
05/14/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday, May 15, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This day recognizes all law...
05/14/2019
Womazetta Jones to be formally introduced during press conference Wednesday PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced veteran social services leader Womazetta Jones as her nominee for Secretary of the Rhode Island Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS). Jones has...
05/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Andrew Soben (age 22, West Warwick) and Jake Cabral (age 22, Warwick) pleaded nolo contendere to charges yesterday and were sentenced to the ACI for their roles in the 2016 murder of Michael Rogers. Superior Court Justice Daniel A. Procaccini...
05/14/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today a new traffic pattern for Route 2 (South County Trail) in South County that features a center turning lane to improve safety and make it easier to make left turns into homes, businesses and side streets. The new traffic...