State Government Press Releases

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04/06/2018
Promotes Childhood Literacy as Part of Third Grade Reading Challenge PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo issued a proclamation today declaring the week of April 9-13 as Reading Week 2018 in Rhode Island. While schools across the state celebrate Reading Week at different times throughout...
04/06/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today Jorge Depina (age 37), of Pawtucket, was found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury of one count of second degree murder for killing his 10-year-old daughter Aleida Depina on July 3, 2013. The jury returned the guilty verdict...
04/09/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Lt. Governor Dan McKee is launching Rhode Island's first Lt. Governor's Entrepreneurship Challenge, a business pitch competition that encourages entrepreneurial-minded high school students to compete for thousands of dollars in post-secondary scholarships. The Challenge begins...
04/06/2018
PROVIDENCE - With the trout fishing season opening on Saturday, April 14, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding anglers particularly those fishing from a boat to exercise personal safety precautions while in pursuit of their first trout of the season....
04/06/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising people to not consume two specific jarred products because of processing, storage, and control issues. - Jarred, stuffed cherry peppers from 1302 Marketplace (1302 Atwood Avenue, Johnston) should not be consumed. The cherry peppers are...
04/05/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for the Sunset Cove Recreation Area water system (located in West Glocester) has been lifted. This system was required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory because the water system lost pressure. Before consuming water from...
04/05/2018
Improvements at Echo Lake boat ramp slated for next fall PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that construction of freshwater boat ramp improvements will begin on April 16 at Watchaug Pond in Charlestown and Indian Lake in South Kingstown. The...
04/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of 15 Attorneys General and the City of Chicago, today filed another lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for once again shirking its legal duty under the Clean Air Act to control certain pollutants. Specifically, the...
04/05/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the Gun Safety Working Group will be chaired by Narragansett Town Manager James Manni and Dr. Megan Ranney of Rhode Island Hospital/Alpert Medical School. In February, Governor Raimondo became the first governor in America following...
04/05/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 7:52 AM, Troopers arrested Carlos Lopes, age 39, of 97 Doyle Avenue, Providence, RI, for: 1) Crank and Obscene Phone Calls. The arrest was the result of a Barracks investigation. Lopes was transported to State Police...