State Government Press Releases

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04/05/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 7:52 AM, Troopers arrested Carlos Lopes, age 39, of 97 Doyle Avenue, Providence, RI, for: 1) Crank and Obscene Phone Calls. The arrest was the result of a Barracks investigation. Lopes was transported to State Police...
04/04/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources (OER) are joining six other Northeast states and automakers in a new initiative to increase electric car use throughout the Northeast. The 'Drive Change. Drive Electric.'...
04/04/2018
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it responded to her request by seeking prepayment and stating that review and redaction would take 123 hours. Based on the evidence presented, including the large scope of the request, we found that this estimate was reasonable. See R.I....
04/04/2018
The Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it made approximately 500 redactions when producing over 5,000 calendar entries. Based on our in camera review, we found each redaction proper under the APRA. Numerous entries such as those regarding interviewees who were not hired,...
04/04/2018
Some 80,000 hatchery-raised trout stocked in ponds, rivers across state PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it is stocking some 80,000 brook, brown, and rainbow trout into Rhode Island ponds and streams in preparation for the freshwater...
04/04/2018
Paid Summer Internships Give High School Students Hands-on Work Experience PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Rhode Island's leading employers and other stakeholders gathered together Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a new internship program that will provide 100 high school...
04/04/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will have a partial closure of the structurally deficient Wyoming Bridge starting Tuesday, April 10. The bridge which carries Routes 3 and 138 (Main Street) over the Wood River between Bridge Street and Bank Street will be closed to westbound...
04/03/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo released the following statement today in response to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt's decision to initiate rulemaking that would weaken national greenhouse gas standards for cars and light trucks. "A strong, national...
04/03/2018
Hundreds of Rhode Island teenagers held a Kick Butts Zombie Walk across downtown Providence today to call on leaders to raise the minimum legal age for all tobacco product sales to 21 and to take additional steps to help prevent tobacco-related disease and deaths. The event culminated with a...
04/03/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for the Chimera Inc. (DBA Davis Mobile Home Park, located in Glocester) water system has been lifted. This system was required to issue a Precautionary Boil Water Advisory because the water system lost pressure. Before consuming water...