State Government Press Releases

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05/23/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. On Thursday, Lt. Governor Dan McKee will honor Rhode Island's fallen service members during a wreath laying ceremony in the Garden of Heroes. In 2005, the Garden of Heroes was dedicated to Rhode Island men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their country...
05/23/2018
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that the Rhode Island Public Safety Grant Administration Office will hold a workshop next Tuesday (May 29, 2018) to discuss application requirements for 2018 grants...
05/22/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the next phase of a multi-bridge project in East Providence with the reopening of the Potter Street Bridge on Tuesday, May 29. The bridge was closed in mid-March for concrete repairs, bridge joint work and resurfacing. The...
05/22/2018
On May 21, 2018 at 11:30 PM Troopers Capone and Fox arrested Pedro Rosario, age 25, of 269 Ocean St. Apt 3, Woonsocket, Rhode Island for a Sixth District Court Bench for Failure to Appear for Pre-Trial Conference on the original charge of Driving With a Suspended License, originating out of the...
05/22/2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Acting Captain Christopher Schram, District "B" Commander, 401-444-1202 At 3:15pm, Troopers arrested John O'Brien, age 71, of 9 Ledoux Drive, Hope Valley RI for 1.) Driving Under the Influence of Liquor and or Drugs 1st Offense B.A.C.15 or Greater (Phase I .159, Phase II .160)....
05/21/2018
The Whispering Pines Conference Center at URI's W. Alton Jones Campus (located in West Greenwich) has issued a precautionary boil water notice to its customers because the water system lost pressure. Customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption,...
05/21/2018
CRANSTON, R.I. The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles earned regional and international recognition from a motor industry trade association for the agency's communication efforts during the successful launch of its computer system in July 2017. The American Association of Motor Vehicle...
05/21/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it is administering conditional Non-Surf and Surf Lifeguard Certification tests beginning this week. Lifeguard positions at all beaches and pools in Rhode Island require certification and special training in...
05/21/2018
Foreclosure Mediation Act to sunset July 1st if General Assembly Doesn't Act Standing with municipal leaders and housing advocates, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin was joined by Senator Harold Metts, Representative Mary Messier, and RIHousing to urge the General Assembly to preserve...
05/21/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The State of Rhode Island has received a 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy (SLICE) Award for the successful installation of the Block Island Offshore Wind Farm. This was one of only six programs nationwide to win a 2018 SLICE Award for its outstanding accomplishments in...