State Government Press Releases

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10/21/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has completed its investigation into the collision between a powerboat and a two-person catamaran sailboat near the Claiborne Pell Newport Bridge that resulted in the death of Sandra G. Tartaglino, 60, of Tiverton, on August 11. DEM has...
10/17/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is announcing that effective at 1 PM today, Thursday, October 17, and until further notice, all waters of Point Judith Pond are closed to shellfishing. The line separating Point Judith Pond and Potters Pond is from the southern end of...
10/17/2019
Governor Gina M. Raimondo, in accordance with a presidential proclamation, is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in memory of Representative Elijah Cummings. The flags will remain at half-staff until...
10/17/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. For the third consecutive year, Rhode Island has ranked third in the nation for energy efficiency programs and policies, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's (ACEEE) 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The annual ACEEE State Energy...
10/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it will reopen the Gano Street off-ramp (Exit 3) on I-195 West overnight tonight. It will be ready for traffic in time for the morning commute tomorrow. The ramp will remain open as RIDOT conducts traffic studies of the...
10/17/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Brian Luna (age 23), of Providence pleaded guilty in Providence Superior Court on October 11, 2019 to seven felony firearm and drug charges. Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Luna to 10 years with six-and-a-half years to serve at the...
10/17/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 10:13 AM, Troopers arrested Esperanza Suarez, age 25, of 40 Huron Street, Providence, RI for: 1) Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Possession of a Schedule...
10/16/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that James Quinn (age 49), of Worcester, MA, pleaded nolo contendere in Providence County Superior Court on October 3, 2019 to one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano sentenced Quinn to 15...
10/16/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 12:53 PM, Troopers arrested Claudia Perez, age 62, of 166 6th Avenue, Apartment #1, Woonsocket, RI for: 1) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of...
10/15/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo signed a proclamation [r20.rs6.net] today celebrating Crossroads RI's 125th anniversary. Crossroads is largely known for their work providing emergency shelter to Rhode Islanders in need, but the organization's impact goes much further: Crossroads is Rhode...