State Government Press Releases

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04/27/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources announced today that it is renewing an initiative to encourage solar projects located on brownfields. Brownfields former industrial or commercial sites where future use is affected by environmental contamination are often ideal...
04/27/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the Town of Westerly will begin aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands on Tuesday, April 28, weather permitting. Spraying will take place between 8:...
04/27/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (RIIB) today awarded $4.7 million in matching grants to 15 municipalities for wastewater treatment facility resilience projects. The grants will fund 18 projects and $10.5M of total...
04/26/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) posted updated coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) data online today. Rhode Island has 310 new cases of COVID-19. This brings Rhode Island's count to 7,439. RIDOH also announced 11 additional COVID-19 associated fatalities. Of these 11 people, one...
04/26/2020
Media inquiries may be directed to Weekend Lieutenant John Charbonneau at 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov At 1:45PM, Troopers arrested Melissa DeCarlo, age 40, of 808 Central Avenue, Pawtucket, RI for: 1) Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle 2) Affidavit Arrest Warrant out of the Woonsocket...
04/25/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided updates on Rhode Island's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) today. Arts: Today the state launched a new website, RIArts.org, to connect artists...
04/24/2020
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) provided updates on Rhode Island's response to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) today. Serology testing: Earlier this week, the state received a shipment of 20,000...
04/24/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI This week, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea began sending all registered Rhode Island voters a mail ballot application for the upcoming June 2 presidential primary. This process will have two major benefits for Rhode Island. First, it ensures that eligible voters can cast their...
04/24/2020
PROVIDENCE Today marks the 133rd anniversary of Arbor Day in Rhode Island, and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging residents to connect with nature and appreciate Rhode Island's bounty of trees. Trees play an important role in cooling streets and homes, filtering air,...
04/24/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close the Manville Bridge, which carries Manville Hill Road over the Blackstone River, the Blackstone River Bikeway and the Providence and Worcester Railroad between Lincoln and Cumberland to motorists and pedestrians on Monday,