State Government Press Releases

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05/31/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is cautioning the public not to assume that finding a baby animal means it needs to be rescued. For example, a fawn lying on the ground hidden in grass or brush should not be considered abandoned; it should be left alone.
05/31/2019
PROVIDENCE, R.I. A new joint initiative, led by the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships (NEEP), aims to work with communities across nine states to help them become more energy efficient. The ACE program, which stands for Achieving Community...
05/31/2019
PROVIDENCE To accelerate growth of Rhode Island's green economy, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the RI Food Policy Council, has awarded $95,949 in grants to 12 local agriculture and food businesses. The awards, funded under the Local...
05/31/2019
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2019 Cash Collections Report for April 2019. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued monthly, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to prior...
05/30/2019
Rhode Island's pension fund earned $142 million from investments in the month of April, posting a 1.72 percent return. Investments in global public equities, primarily in low-fee index funds designed to provide long-term growth, contributed to the positive return. The Rhode Island pension...
05/30/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that on Wednesday May 29, 2019, Pablo Lopez Baez (age 39), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere to carrying a pistol without a license before Superior Court Magistrate Richard D. Raspallo. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Baez was sentenced to 10...
05/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced overnight lane closures on Route 44 as part of an intersection improvement project along the roadway and at the I-295/Route 44 Interchange in Smithfield. Starting Monday night, June 3, work will take place along Route 44, at...
05/30/2019
Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, reminds parents and teenagers that the coming weeks and months are among the most dangerous for young drivers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration calls...
05/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Third Beach in Middletown for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change...
05/30/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 8:30 AM, Members of the Violent Fugitives Task Force, the Major Crimes Unit, and the Scituate Barracks arrested Antonio Montenegro, age 22, of 43 Wesleyan Avenue, Providence, RI for: 1) Breaking and Entering of a...