State Government Press Releases

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11/18/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. This week, the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) recognized 20 state and quasi-government agencies, municipalities, and public schools for their renewable energy and energy efficiency achievements at its Fourth Annual Lead by Example Clean Energy Awards ceremony. ...
11/18/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation will resume work tonight on the Division Street Bridge project with a series of lane reductions on Route 4 South in East Greenwich. Starting Wednesday, November 18, 2020 in the evening, there will be intermittent closures of one lane for bridge...
11/18/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The Rhode Island Attorney General's Office and National Grid are warning electric and gas customers to be vigilant of potential scammers posing as bill collectors trying to take advantage of them. Over the past several weeks, there has been an increase in reported scam attempts...
11/18/2020
This October, as the U.S. stock market fell by -2.16% (as measured by the Russell 3000), the Rhode Island pension system declined by only -1.09%, benefitting from the diversification of the plan's Back to Basics investment strategy and ending the month with $8,680,681,661 in total plan assets. The...
11/18/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a virtual public workshop next week to review updated draft Rhode Island freshwater wetland rules. DEM has been working in collaboration with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to develop revisions to...
11/17/2020
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Seafood Marketing Collaborative, chaired by Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Director Janet Coit, announces the availability of a new feature on the SeafoodRI.com website that provides weekly updates of all seafood landings in Rhode Island. This is the...
11/17/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Cranston man has been ordered to repay $13,186 to the State after importing contraband cigarettes from China to Rhode Island in an attempt to avoid paying state excise and sales taxes. Xi Chen (age 36) pleaded nolo...
11/17/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Jairo Esdel Galva (age 21) Central Falls, RI P1-2020-3310AG On November 16, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned...
11/17/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Providence man was sentenced yesterday in Providence County Superior Court to serve 23 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after being found guilty in November 2019 of sexually assaulting a woman at a home in...
11/16/2020
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) along with the RI Department of Transportation and Federal Highway Administration (FHA) announce the availability of $1.6 million in federal transportation funds for recreational trail projects in Rhode Island. Applications for the...