State Government Press Releases

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05/31/2018
The state-backed loan fund has now supported 55 loans to small businesses throughout R.I. PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Rhode Island Secretary of Commerce Stefan Pryor joined with small business loan recipients, lending partners and community members at Sin bakery today to...
05/31/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the June schedule of events for the state's popular Great Outdoors Pursuit. The public events include guided hikes, a fish hatchery tour, and free admission to the Audubon Nature Center and Aquarium. ...
05/30/2018
Nearly 45 miles of resurfacing on sections of I-95 and many other state roads The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will pave more than 45 miles of roads throughout the state this year as part of Governor Raimondo's RhodeWorks program. ...
05/31/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At approximately 12:29 AM, Troopers arrested Joel Ramos, age 25, of 19 Barry Road Apartment #3, Providence, RI for: 1) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant out of the Providence Police Department for Domestic Simple Assault...
05/30/2018
Occasional overnight highway closures will be needed The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the schedule for closure and rehabilitation of the Pine Street Bridge in Pawtucket. This structurally deficient bridge is in such an advanced state of...
05/30/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 12:37 AM, Troopers arrested Jarvarus Jacobs, age 27, of 820 Atwells Avenue, Providence, RI for: 1) Receiving Stolen Goods Under $500. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Joslin Street, in the City...
05/30/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with its partners, today awarded over $210,000 to 21 local food businesses as part of its annual Agriculture "Ag" Day celebration at the State House. The awards, funded under the Local Agriculture & Seafood Act (...
05/29/2018
The Rhode Island State Senate today passed Kristen's Law, which specifies controlled substance delivery resulting in death, carrying a penalty of up to life in prison. The legislation was filed at the request of Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin in honor of Kristen Coutu who was murdered after...
05/29/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of bridge demolition work on the structurally deficient Horton Farm Bridge which requires closure of one travel lane on I-195 East and West, close to the Massachusetts border, for an entire weekend. Starting at 8 p.m.
05/29/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Hormel Food Corp. is recalling 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically pieces of metal. The canned pork and chicken products were produced on February...