State Government Press Releases

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08/07/2019
The Rhode Island of Department Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Roy Carpenter's Beach in South Kingstown for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. There are currently no Rhode Island licensed beaches under swimming advisories. RIDOH will continue to monitor the...
08/06/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management's (DEM) Aquatic Resource Education (ARE) Program, in partnership with the US Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and others, announces a free saltwater youth fishing event and a kayak fishing workshop for children and adults. ...
08/06/2019
For most people, there is no time limit for how long residents can receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, yet federal rules do limit this food assistance to 3 months in a 36-month period for people age 18 through 49 who are able to work and have no dependents, also...
08/06/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 11:34 AM, Troopers arrested William Correa-Murial, age 31, of 196 Bourdon Boulevard, Woonsocket, RI for: 1) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Pre-Arraignment Conference on the...
08/05/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the re-opening Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the beach...
08/05/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Robert Rego (age 30), of Providence, was sentenced on August 2, 2019 to serve 20 years at the ACI for shooting and wounding Armande Moore in 2017. Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Rego to a 28-year full sentence with 20 years to...
08/05/2019
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until found guilty in a court of law. Ashley Weaver (age 28) Providence,...
08/05/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Kamari Kerr (age 26), of Massachusetts, was sentenced today to 15 years, with 6 years to serve and 9 years suspended with probation, by Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter. Kerr was found guilty on June 4, 2019 of first-degree arson, domestic.
08/05/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019 in honor of the victims of this weekend's shootings. "I am...
08/04/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends re-opening Yawgoog Scout Reservation in Hopkinton and Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick for swimming because bacteria counts have returned to safe levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...