State Government Press Releases

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06/25/2019
Municipal officials, first responders, and treatment and recovery specialists were among the more than 300 people from throughout the state who gathered today to learn from the overdose prevention and response work happening in Rhode Island's cities and towns. Convened by Governor Gina M....
06/25/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 No arrests to report.
06/24/2019
Governor Gina Raimondo today announced that GEV, one of the largest wind turbine maintenance companies in the world will make Rhode Island the home of its U.S Headquarters. GEV will create approximately 125 jobs consisting of blade technicians, support staff and management. "Rhode Island is a...
06/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick and Aquapaug Scout Reservation in West Kingston for swimming because of high bacteria levels. Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth and Fort Adams in Newport remain closed for swimming due...
06/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the temporary closure of a portion of India Street in Providence as part of a project to realign the road and improve pedestrian and bicycle access in the area. The closure is scheduled to start July 8 and remain in place for...
06/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Elijah Blyden (age 19), of Cranston, pleaded guilty to a first degree robbery on June 19, 2019 before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause. The case against Blyden stems from a 2018 home invasion on Hanover Street in Providence. Blyden is...
06/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Spring Lake in Burrillville for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Fort Adams in Newport and Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth remain closed...
06/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening King Park Beach in Newport, Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, and Grinnell's Beach in Tiverton since bacteria counts there have returned to acceptable levels. Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth and Spring Lake Beach in...
06/21/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a series of daytime road closures for a section of Lafayette Road where it passes underneath Route 4 in North Kingstown. Starting June 25, the closures will take place weekdays, Monday through Friday, from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.,
06/21/2019
With the weather turning warmer and recreational activities on Rhode Island's lakes, ponds, and rivers increasing, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are reminding everyone to be on the lookout for harmful algae blooms on...