State Government Press Releases

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05/14/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Louis Pompeii (age 44), of North Providence, pleaded nolo contendere on May 9, to one count of domestic kidnapping. Superior Court Magistrate John F. McBurney III sentenced Pompeii to 10 years with four and a half years to serve at the ACI and the...
05/14/2019
Mystic, Connecticut: Following the success of the new EBT program announced by Mystic Aquarium and the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) earlier this year, the decision has been made to further expand the program for the remainder of the year. Rhode Island Electronic Benefit (EBT)...
05/13/2019
Rhode Island conservation community joins forces for "Operation Spadefoot RI" PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is partnering with the University of Rhode Island (URI) and a contingent of conservation organizations this week to create breeding wetlands for the state-...
05/13/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today announced the allocation of grant money to every Rhode Island city and town to strengthen the security of voting systems and improve election processes. The $100,000 in funding is part of Rhode Island's share of $3 million from...
05/10/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that Scarborough North, Roger Wheeler, and Misquamicut state beaches will be open Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting, from tomorrow, May 11 until Memorial Day to accommodate early beachgoers and the sale of...
05/10/2019
Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that additional troopers will be assigned to focus on enforcement of the state's seat belt laws as part of the national Click It or Ticket highway safety...
05/09/2019
Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a Massachusetts man who allegedly tried to steal thousands of dollars from a senior citizen in Tennessee as part of a telephone scam. Julio...
05/09/2019
Attorney General Peter Neronha, Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, and Kelly D. Brady, Special Agent in Charge of the Boston Field Division for the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, announce the...
05/09/2019
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. Jose Rodriguez (age 32) Warwick, RI P1/19-2199AG On May 7, 2019, the...
05/09/2019
Agency launches "Beach More, Wait Less" campaign to encourage convenient, pre-season sales and ease traffic tie-ups at entrances later. PROVIDENCE As part of Governor Gina M. Raimondo's initiative to support and celebrate state parks and beaches, Rhode Islanders for the first time can buy...