State Government Press Releases

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02/19/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov No arrests to report.
02/18/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that the FDA, CDC, and state and local partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes potentially linked to Hispanic-style fresh and soft cheeses. The CDC has reported that seven infections with...
02/18/2021
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov On February 17, 2021, at 11:36 PM, Troopers arrested Cameron Seals, age 52, of 14 Carpathia Road, Cranston, RI for a Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to...
02/17/2021
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced that all Rhode Islanders 75 and older can now register for an appointment at one of the two State-run vaccination sites. Appointments will begin tomorrow, February 18. Beginning Monday, February 22,...
02/17/2021
**Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, District B Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5608 or matthew.moynihan@risp.gov** At 3:34 PM, Troopers assigned to the Wickford Barracks and members of the South Kingstown Police Department arrested Christopher Collin, age 42, of 26...
02/17/2021
This afternoon, Treasurer Seth Magaziner delivered over $14,000 in unclaimed property to Blackstone Valley Community Health Center and $3,400 to La Casona Restaurant in Central Falls. The visits are part of Treasurer Magaziner's new initiative to reunite over a thousand Rhode Island small...
02/16/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is announcing that the B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been identified in samples from three Rhode Island patients. The variant was identified in these samples yesterday evening. One patient was in their 60s, one patient was in their 50s, and one...
02/16/2021
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Oscar Hernandez (age 47) Central Falls, RI P1-2021-0414A On February 9, 2021, the Providence County Grand Jury returned...
02/15/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the University of Rhode Island (URI) is hosting a webinar this month to provide information about the spotted lanternfly, an exotic pest that targets various plants and trees. Native to China, the spotted...
02/15/2021
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today (DOR) released its FY 2021 Revenue Assessment Report for January 2021. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...