State Government Press Releases

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10/07/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing Rhode Island's first human case of West Nile Virus in 2021. West Nile Virus is spread to humans by the bite of an infected mosquito. The person who tested positive was a resident of Providence County in their 50s who reported regular...
10/07/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Michael Monteiro (age 52) North Providence, R.I. P1-2021-3042AG On October 1, 2021, the Providence County Grand Jury...
10/07/2021
The Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill features 3 RI artists Providence, RI— An educational art exhibit by the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, New England Chapter, called Rivers to the Sea, is currently on display at the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill on the main floor of the state'...
10/07/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Providence man was found guilty in Providence County Superior Court of committing multiple counts of sexual assault against a female victim in 2012. On September 30, 2021, following the conclusion of a nine-day trial before...
10/06/2021
Starting tomorrow night, Thursday, October 7, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will make a change to traffic patterns at the Newport Rotary (the intersection of JT Connell Highway and Admiral Kalbfus Road). Traffic will shift inward on the traffic circle, but all lanes will...
10/06/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Martin Hughes (age 74) West Warwick, R.I. K1-2021-0587A On October 4, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment...
10/06/2021
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that the most recent round of testing by RIDOH State Health Laboratories has confirmed no new positive findings of West Nile virus (WNV). DEM collected 322 samples of mosquitoes from 84 traps set statewide Sept. 9-20....
10/06/2021
Members of the public are invited to attend a virtual meeting via Zoom on Tuesday, October 12 to provide public comment during the initial body-worn camera policy-making process PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and the Department of Public Safety will hold a...
10/06/2021
(Providence, R.I.) The Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission (RIHPHC) has been awarded a $500,000 grant for capital improvements at the Old State House in Providence from the Save America's Treasures program, funded by the Historic Preservation Fund, and administered by...
10/05/2021
Fitch Ratings, Moody's Investors Service, S&P Global affirm ratings and stable outlook in advance of $135 million General Obligation Bond Sale General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that Moody's Investors Services, Fitch Ratings, and S&P Global have completed their reviews...