State Government Press Releases

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11/10/2020
Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is seeking public comment on the 2020 City of Newport Clean Water Infrastructure Replacement Plan update. The City of Newport has developed an update to its Clean Water Infrastructure Replacement Plan (CWIRP). This updated CWIRP is being noticed in...
11/08/2020
Media Contact: Captain John Allen, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5607 or rispdps@risp.gov At 9:30 AM, Troopers arrested Damaine Perry, age 26, of 375 Lonsdale Avenue, Apt. #2, Pawtucket, Rhode Island for: 1) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for 32F Probation...
11/11/2020
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner issued the following statement as results of the 2020 election were announced: "With the election of President-elect Biden and new leaders at the state and local level, now is the time to begin healing the divides that have...
11/06/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers to not eat Tanimura and Antle brand romaine lettuce packed as single heads due to food safety concerns. A routine sample of the lettuce collected in Michigan was confirmed positive for E. coli 0157:H7. Further analysis...
11/06/2020
PROVIDENCE In honor of all veterans, the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will be stocking ponds and rivers across Rhode Island with trout in advance of Veterans Day a popular time for recreational fishing. Some areas that were not stocked with trout in October are able to be...
11/06/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. Darnell Lamb (age 51) ACI, Cranston, RI N1-2020-0295A On November 4, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an...
11/06/2020
PROVIDENCE Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo this week announced a relief program for restaurants, bars, and other such businesses that have been ordered to close earlier than usual because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Using federal Coronavirus Relief Funds, the Governor...
11/05/2020
An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty. PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that on November 2, 2020, the Statewide Grand Jury returned an indictment charging John...
11/05/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Mayor Jorge Elorza today joined Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti and Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) Chief Executive Officer Scott Avedisian to announce plans to move forward with the Providence...
11/06/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Wood-Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers Stewardship Council (WPWSRSC) are working in partnership to increase public awareness of the seven newly designated Wood Pawcatuck Wild and Scenic Rivers. Signage is being installed at 14...