State Government Press Releases

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12/29/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2018 Revenue Assessment Report for November 2017. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...
12/29/2017
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management advises anglers and other winter recreationists to be aware of ice fishing and hypothermia safety. This is especially important now during school vacation and holidays when families will be enjoying the outdoors. Despite the early cold...
12/29/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are lifting the health advisories that had been put in place for several bodies of water because of blue-green algae blooms. The advisories had cautioned people to avoid contact and...
12/29/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 No arrests to report.
12/28/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) approved today Care New England's (CNE's) application to close Memorial Hospital's emergency department in a decision that includes conditions aimed at supporting local emergency medical response capacity, maintaining the state's primary care training...
12/28/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A"Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 11:30 PM, Troopers arrested Henry Lester, age 44, of 54 Grove Street Burrillville, RI, for: 1) Affidavit / Arrest Warrant on the original charge of Violation of Banking Laws (15 Counts), originating out of the...
12/27/2017
With frigid temperatures in the forecast, the Rhode Island Division of State Fire Marshal reminds Rhode Islanders that heating equipment is a leading cause of home fires and death especially during the cold winter months of December, January and February. Nearly 46,000 home heating fires...
12/27/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 3:30 PM, Troopers arrested Ryan McGrady, age 34, of 13 Howard Avenue, Scituate, Rhode Island, for: 1) Domestic-Assault by Strangulation 2) Domestic Assault. The arrest was the result of a barracks investigation.
12/26/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, joining a coalition of eight attorneys general, filed a lawsuit today against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to force action under the Clean Air Act to ensure upwind states adequately control the pollution that blows into Rhode Island and other...
12/22/2017
Forecast also shows plowable snow Christmas Eve into Christmas Day The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Rhode Island State Police are urging drivers to expect icy conditions tonight and are asking motorists to reduce their speed accordingly on what is...