State Government Press Releases

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06/29/2020
Media Contact: Major Christopher Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov No arrests to report.
06/28/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening North Kingstown Town Beach for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer. The status of a...
06/28/2020
MEDIA CONTACT: 401-764-5605 Major Timothy G. Sanzi, Detective Commander No arrests to report.
06/27/2020
MEDIA CONTACT: 401-764-5605 Major Timothy G. Sanzi, Detective Commander On June 26, 2020, at 6:45 a.m., members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Anthony Marzilli, age 42, of 58 Arrow Avenue, Warwick, Rhode Island, as a Fugitive from Justice from the State of Florida on the charge...
06/26/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Willow Lake in Roger Williams Park in Providence due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce...
06/26/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Hazard's Beach and Gooseberry Beach in Newport for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH also recommends closing North Kingstown Town Beach because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to...
06/26/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles today announces a revised renewal schedule for driver's licenses, permits, identification cards, and vehicle registrations with expiration dates in July. Under the new authorization issued by DMV Administrator Walter R. "Bud" Craddock,...
06/26/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. Today, the Department of Labor and Training announced new maximum weekly benefit amounts for the two major income support programs it runs for Rhode Island workers and employers Unemployment Insurance (UI) and Temporary Disability Insurance (TDI). Beginning July 1, 2020, the...
06/26/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles announced today that, in keeping with Governor Raimondo's efforts to restart the Rhode Island economy, it is reopening its Wakefield branch to in-person customer service. The Wakefield branch, located at 4808 Tower Hill Road, South Kingstown...
06/26/2020
CRANSTON, R.I. The R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles announced today that, in keeping with Governor Raimondo's efforts to restart the Rhode Island economy, it is reopening its Wakefield branch to in-person customer service. The Wakefield branch, located at 4808 Tower Hill Road, South Kingstown...