State Government Press Releases

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08/05/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the re-opening Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the beach...
08/05/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Robert Rego (age 30), of Providence, was sentenced on August 2, 2019 to serve 20 years at the ACI for shooting and wounding Armande Moore in 2017. Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Rego to a 28-year full sentence with 20 years to...
08/05/2019
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law. Ashley Weaver (age 28) Providence,...
08/05/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Kamari Kerr (age 26), of Massachusetts, was sentenced today to 15 years, with 6 years to serve and 9 years suspended with probation, by Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter. Kerr was found guilty on June 4, 2019 of first-degree arson, domestic.
08/05/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019 in honor of the victims of this weekend's shootings. "I am...
08/04/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Yawgoog Scout Reservation in Hopkinton and Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
08/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) recommend lifting the advisory restricting recreational activities at Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield. The advisory was put in place because of high levels of blue-green algae, also...
08/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Easton's Beach in Newport, Camp Watchaug and Burlingame Picnic Area in Charlestown, and Briar Point Beach in Coventry because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH is also recommending that Roy Carpenter's Beach in...
08/02/2019
Implementation Coming the Weekend of August 9 On Friday night, August 9 at 9 p.m., motorists will experience temporary lane and exit closures as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) shifts traffic to the right on I-295 North, from Scituate Avenue to Hartford...
08/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming due to high bacteria levels. The following beaches are currently closed for swimming: - Briar Point Beach in Coventry - Burlingame Picnic Area and Camp Watchaug in...