State Government Press Releases

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10/31/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about the second set of lane closures necessary for replacement of the Lafayette Road Bridge, which are scheduled to take place this weekend, November 1-4. The bridge carries Route 4 over Lafayette Road in North Kingstown...
10/31/2019
WARWICK, R.I. Lt. Governor Dan McKee was joined by Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon, Major General Christopher Callahan of the Rhode Island National Guard and a host of corporate and community sponsors to launch the 17th Operation Holiday Cheer. Operation Holiday Cheer is a seasonal initiative...
10/30/2019
As promised, Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) project managers, the contractor for the Silver Creek Bridge replacement project and Town officials have continued to work on a solution to rebuild the bridge in a way that will provide a minimum negative impact on the residents,...
10/30/2019
The Rhode Island pension fund returned 0.80% during the month of September; earning $67.8 million, with low-fee index funds driving investment performance slightly above the plan's benchmark return of 0.79% for the period. Under Treasurer Magaziner's leadership, the State adopted the 'Back to...
10/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are reminding Rhode Islanders about safety precautions they should take tomorrow if they will be celebrating Halloween. Be Careful when Trick or Treating - Use sidewalks instead of...
10/30/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) teamed up with numerous construction and trade industry professionals to help more than 500 high school seniors from 26 schools explore new careers in the transportation construction trades at the RIDOT Construction Career Days, held today at...
10/30/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Suliva Hong (age 27) of Cranston pleaded nolo contendere in Providence Superior Court on October 25, 2019 to two felony firearm charges. Superior Court Justice Susan E. McGuirl sentenced Hong to 20 years with 10 years to serve at the Adult...
10/28/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) today announced a $1.4 million repair project for a portion of the Blackstone River Bikeway in Lincoln and Cumberland. During this work, short sections of the bikeway may be closed,
10/28/2019
Part of Governor's Commitment to Early Childhood Education and Development from Prenatal to Pre-K PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that kids.ri.gov has been redesigned as a parent-focused website, providing resources on early childhood education and development from...
10/28/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Jarid Ventura (age 32), of Tiverton was found guilty on October 22, 2019 of one count each of second-degree child abuse, domestic assault, domestic vandalism, and resisting arrest. A Newport County Superior Court Grand Jury returned the verdict...