State Government Press Releases

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09/30/2022
Two overnight closures of Route 6 are also planned during the same week The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists and pedestrians that will implement a full closure of Glenbridge Avenue where it passes over Route 6 in Providence starting...
09/30/2022
Goal of the Expansion Arts Program is to nourish the artistic and cultural traditions of communities of color Arts and cultural organizations of color can apply for capacity-building grants of $30,000 through the Expansion Arts Program. A partnership between the Rhode Island Council for the...
09/30/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI The following statement can be attributed to Matthew Sheaff on behalf of the Governor and the Administration: "Today, state government agencies are submitting their budget requests to the Office of Management and Budget and both House and Senate Fiscal Advisors. This begins the...
09/30/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the Chai Box is recalling certain glass and plastic bottles of chai concentrate mix due to potential under-processing, which may lead to Clostridium botulinum contamination. Recalled products: - 16 oz glass bottles of...
09/30/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee and Rhode Island Secretary of Housing Josh Saal announced on Friday that the State has awarded six community organizations a total of $3.5 million to add 231 new beds to the statewide homeless shelter capacity. This $3.5 million in funding is the first round...
09/30/2022
At 12 :03 AM, Troopers arrested Isaiah Ramirez, age 22, of 98 Japonica Street, Apartment 1, Providence, Rhode Island for Domestic Violence Violation of a No Contact Order issued by Sixth Division District Court. The arrest was the result od a motor vehicle stop on Julian Street in the City of...
09/30/2022
September 29, 2022: No arrests to report. Media Contact: Captain Jeffrey L'heureux, District "B" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5614 or rispdps@risp.gov ###
09/30/2022
At 11:53 PM Troopers arrested Charles Lassiter, age 29, of 2 Olmstead Way, Apt. #204, Providence, Rhode Island, on an Affidavit Arrest Warrant for Simple Assault and Failure to Relinquish Telephone, originating out of the Providence Police Department. This arrest was a result of a motor vehicle...
09/29/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Wenscott Reservoir in North Providence due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. A previous advisory this summer specified...
09/29/2022
EAST GREENWICH, RI Joined by police dogs and police departments from across New England, as well as bill sponsors and advocates, Governor Dan McKee today ceremonially signed legislation which allows police dogs injured in the line of duty to get emergency first aid from EMTs and be transported...