State Government Press Releases

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07/31/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has organized four community harvesting events in August to remove invasive, sacred lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) plants from Meshanticut Pond in Cranston. Paddlers in kayaks and canoes, along with non-boating volunteers, will...
07/31/2019
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. Claude Holland (age 26) Woonsocket,...
07/31/2019
Did you know our Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) recipients can now decide when to have an interview? Those renewing their SNAP benefits, known as a SNAP recertification, can call 1-855-MY-RIDHS before your scheduled appointment time to complete your interview over the phone and...
07/31/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Scarborough Beach - North for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to acceptable levels. Scarborough Beach - South remains closed for swimming. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly...
07/31/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 10:50 AM, Troopers arrested Priscilla Fisher, age 38, of 91 Cowden Street, Central Falls, RI for: 1) Third District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Review on the original charge of Driving with...
07/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Scarborough Beach (North and South) in Narragansett for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are working to determine the source of high bacteria levels. ...
07/30/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that permits for the deer hunting season, including the "All Outdoors" package, will go on sale starting Thursday, August 1, online here or at local sales agents. Deer permits are sold as antlered deer (buck)...
07/30/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 12:30 AM Troopers arrested Jaron Foley, age 25, of 14 Bryant Street, Providence, RI, for: 1)Affidavit and Arrest Warrant on the original charge of Driving on a Suspended License, originating out of the Providence...
07/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Camp Grosvenor Beach in Saunderstown and Kent County YMCA Lower Pond Warwick for swimming. These recommendation are based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. No Rhode Island beaches are...
07/30/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI On July 8, the Allan Fung ("Fung") campaign brought to our attention a fraudulent transaction that occurred in their campaign account. We immediately reviewed the Campaign Finance Division's security procedures over the bank statements received from candidates and committees and...