State Government Press Releases

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08/15/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) advise people to avoid contact with Polo Lake and the Japanese Gardens in Roger Williams Park in Providence because of potential risks from blue-green algae. Georgiaville Pond in...
08/15/2019
PROVIDENCE Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank (the Bank) and the Office of Energy Resources (OER) announced the opening of two energy efficiency opportunities for municipalities and quasi-state entities the Efficient Buildings Fund (EBF) and the availability of free energy audits. Taken together,
08/15/2019
This Office, working with the Rhode Island State Police, is investigating what transpired last night at the Wyatt Detention Center in Central Falls. Once we have a full understanding of the relevant facts, we will determine how to proceed. Peaceful protest is a fundamental right of all Americans;...
08/13/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that they should not drink products marketed as Miracle or Master Mineral Solution, or other sodium chlorite products. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received many reports that these products, sold online as "...
08/13/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is preparing a major mail campaign as part of her ongoing efforts to maintain the accuracy of our state's voter rolls while following strict voter protections under state and federal law. The Department of State's Elections Division will...
08/13/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) recently hosted the 2019 Highway Safety Champions Awards at Roger Williams University in Bristol. This annual event recognizes local and state law enforcement officers for their efforts to keep Rhode Island roadways safe, while raising...
08/12/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today is identifying Sandra G. Tartaglino, 60, of 46 Arrowhead Drive, Tiverton, RI, as the victim in the collision between a powerboat and a catamaran sailboat in the Lower Narragansett Bay yesterday. While competing in a regatta, she...
08/12/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 12:05 AM, Troopers arrested Cory Pike, age 26, of 16 Lincoln Ave, Riverside, RI for: 1) Possession of a Stolen Motor Vehicle. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Chapin Avenue, in the City of...
08/09/2019
The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management advise people to avoid contact with seven waterbodies because of potential risks from blue-green algae. These include: Almy Pond, Newport Sisson Pond, Portsmouth JL Curran Reservoir, Cranston Mashapaug Pond....
08/09/2019
August 9, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Board of Elections addresses cybersecurity concerns about voting system Providence, RI: Recent articles in online news publications have raised cybersecurity concerns regarding Rhode Island's voting system and use of modems to transmit unofficial...