State Government Press Releases

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04/03/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Xavier Vidot (age 19), of Cranston, was sentenced on April 1, before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to life in prison, having been found guilty of one count of second-degree murder and one count of discharging a firearm causing death. Vidot...
04/03/2019
The U.S. Food and Drug and Administration (FDA) has become aware that some people who use e-cigarettes have experienced seizures, with most reports involving young people. The FDA and poison control centers receive voluntary adverse experience reports about tobacco products. After examining...
04/03/2019
CRANSTON, R.I. R.I. Division of Motor Vehicles is expanding the locations for its driver's license road tests today with a new test site in Woonsocket. Applicants holding a driving permit can now schedule their required road test to be taken at our new branch office, located at 2000 Diamond...
04/03/2019
New this year: golden rainbow trout will be stocked at 16 of RI's most popular locations and thanks to the partnership of the South Kingstown Land Trust, Kingston's Scott Evans Memorial Pond has been added as a children's pond PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental...
04/03/2019
On Friday, April 5th at 3:00pm, the Cross-Campus Learning Collaborative will host a free event at the State House to mark Sexual Assault Awareness Month. The event will showcase Rhode Island native, Kate Ryan's Signed, X, a photographic documentary of the lives of survivors of sexual violence. Ryan,
04/02/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Aaron Threats (age 23), of Providence, was sentenced yesterday before Providence County Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to 25 years after pleading guilty to charges of burglary, assault with a dangerous weapon in a dwelling house, and...
04/02/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea today encouraged all Rhode Islanders to take part in the upcoming 2020 United States census. As part of the "2020 Census Day of Action" event at the State House, Secretary Gorbea joined other state leaders to generate awareness of the census and...
04/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) plans to start repairs on the Portsmouth side of the Old Stone Bridge causeway within the next two weeks. A section of the causeway eroded and broke off into the Sakonnet River on Friday, March 22, 2019 causing potential impediments to...
04/02/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today asked the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to "formally rescind the Sakonnet River Bridge 2013 Revised ROD (Record of Decision)." The request was made in a letter sent to the FHWA Division Administrator. The 2013 ROD, in effect,...
04/02/2019
The Complainant alleged that the Town of West Warwick ("Town") violated the Access to Public Records Act ("APRA") when it failed to respond to his request for records within the ten business days required under the APRA. This Office determined that the Town's assertion that another entity...