State Government Press Releases

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04/10/2019
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law. Cruz DaRosa (age 25) Providence, RI P1/19-1488A On April 1, 2019, the...
04/09/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Percy Abbott (age 56), of Providence, was sentenced yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to 30 years after pleading nolo contendere to one count of domestic manslaughter. The charge against Abbott stemmed from a 2016 incident...
04/09/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that James Stevens (age 31), of Providence, was found guilty yesterday by a Providence County Superior Court jury of voluntary manslaughter. The jury returned the verdict after less than a day of deliberations that followed a six-day trial presided over...
04/09/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that four state campgrounds will open for the season on Friday, April 12. This year's opening of Burlingame, Charlestown Breachway, Fishermen's Memorial, and George Washington Memorial State Campgrounds coincides...
04/09/2019
National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 8-12, 2019 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today marked National Work Zone Awareness Week at an event which highlighted the story of a RIDOT worker injured in a crash this winter. Joe Molis, who is still...
04/09/2019
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today will join legislative leaders to testify in support of legislation that would require pension plans managed by religious organizations in Rhode Island to send regular updates on the financial health of the pensions to their plan participants. "There are...
04/08/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the Town of Westerly will begin aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands on Wednesday, April 10. Spraying will take place between 7 AM and 2 PM. Rain...
04/12/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that it will implement a traffic pattern change along a portion of Elmwood Avenue starting next week on Monday, April 15. Called a road diet, the changes are designed to increase safety and make it easier to make left turns into...
04/08/2019
With more than 40,000 anglers pursuing 75,000 hatchery-raised trout in over 100 RI waterways, Opening Day is a celebratory, exciting tradition. DEM encourages all anglers, however, to put safety first by always wearing a life jacket. PROVIDENCE With the trout fishing season opening on Saturday,
04/08/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT) today announced the award of 12 new partnerships and $1.6 million in implementation grants to expand Real Jobs Rhode Island (Real Jobs RI). The 12 new grantees join Real Jobs RI's expansive...