State Government Press Releases

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11/08/2021
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging a former staff member at the Yawgoog Scout Reservation with sexually assaulting a male victim under the age of 13 in 1986. On November 3, 2021, the Statewide Grand Jury...
11/06/2021
On Friday, November 5, 2021, at 7:10 a.m., members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Raymond Gyamfi, age 32, of 161 Mulberry Street Apartment 3, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, on a Parole Violation Warrant with original charges of Home Invasion, Burglary and Arson. Mr. Gyamfi was processed at...
11/05/2021
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner announced today that Courtney Carter will join his staff as Deputy Communications Director, effective November 8. "Courtney is an accomplished digital reporter and multimedia journalist with the ability to tell vivid and compelling stories about complex issues,"
11/05/2021
PROVIDENCE Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), and the Center for Mediation and Collaboration Rhode Island (CMCRI) announced today a $477,996 award from the United States Department of Agriculture's Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance...
11/05/2021
(Pawtucket, R.I.) A diner in Pawtucket has received federal recognition for its significance to the history of architecture, commerce, and industry. Jeffrey Emidy, Interim Executive Director of the Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission, announced that the National Park...
11/04/2021
The Canonchet Cliffs Water Association Inc. public water system in Hope Valley, Rhode Island is required to issue a boil water notice to its customers because E. coli bacteria was found in the water system. For more information, customers should refer to the notice provided to them by their water...
11/04/2021
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) reminds Rhode Island deer hunters that all deer taken during the first two days of the muzzleloader deer season Saturday, Nov. 6, and Sunday, Nov. 7 and the first two days of shotgun deer season Saturday, Dec. 4, and...
11/03/2021
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee today announced $5 million in funding to provide emergency shelter capacity to Rhode Island's homeless service providers. This funding will fund 275 emergency shelter beds as we approach the winter months. "Our homeless shelter providers have been frontline...
11/03/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Murray Int'l Trading is recalling the Herbal Doctor Brand Angelicae Sinensis because it may contain elevated levels of lead and cadmium. Angelicae Sinensis is often used to make soup. Lead and cadmium are toxic substances...
11/03/2021
Preliminary agreement to remove obstructions and initiate site improvements on Lee's Wharf will reestablish public shoreline access in downtown Newport PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Office of the Attorney General (RIAG), Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), the City of Newport (City),...