State Government Press Releases

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05/20/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Cranston man was sentenced in Providence County Superior Court to serve four years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) stemming from a joint investigation by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF),
05/20/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov At 9:39 AM, Troopers arrested Adilson Lopes, age 36, of 55 Summer Street, Central Falls, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Hold Without Bail/ Failure to Appear...
05/19/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Human Services continues to work with schools and the RI Department of Education (RIDE) to issue monthly P-EBT benefits to households with school age children who receive free and reduced-price meals at school through the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), but...
05/19/2021
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will be stocking numerous ponds across Rhode Island with brook, rainbow and brown trout and landlocked (Sebago) Atlantic salmon in advance of Memorial Day weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. There will be no daily...
05/19/2021
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will distribute mosquito larvicide to communities next week to help control mosquito populations statewide. WHEN: Tuesday, May 25 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Building #75, East Farm; University of Rhode Island...
05/18/2021
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the award of $40,000 in matching grants to help communities and businesses invest in boat pump-out facilities across Rhode Island. The grants are funded under the US Fish & Wildlife Service Clean Vessel...
05/18/2021
On Friday, May 21, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Route 104 at the Route 146 overpass in North Smithfield for installation of new beams for the structurally deficient Farnum Pike Bridge. The closure begins at 8 p.m. Friday, May 21 and runs through 6 a.m. Saturday...
05/18/2021
PROVIDENCE Environmental Police Officers from the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are teaming up with boating safety advocates across the United States and Canada to promote safe and responsible boating and consistent life jacket wearing during National Safe Boating Week.
05/17/2021
The Complainant alleged the Housing Authority violated the OMA when it failed to post a physical copy of the notice for its December 30, 2020 meeting anywhere on the Housing Authority premises. The Housing Authority provided evidence that notice of the December 30 , 2020meeting was physically...
05/17/2021
WARWICK, RI - Governor Dan McKee joined Mayor Frank Picozzi, Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, and commercial quahoggers from the Rhode Island Shellfishermen's Association to kick off the 5th Annual Rhode Island Quahog Week. Quahog Week, which runs May 17 to May 23,...