State Government Press Releases

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06/10/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced temporary closures of a small portion of two streets in Newport for improvements to the Newport Secondary rail line that runs between America's Cup Avenue and the Point neighborhood. Between Friday, June 14 and the end of July,
06/07/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
06/07/2019
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. Gerardo Borras-Gonzalez (age 32) Pawtucket, RI P1/19-2874A On June 6,
06/07/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold an extended public hearing later this month to gather public comment on the draft air quality permit for the proposed Clear River Energy Center in Burrillville. Although the overall decision on siting and building...
06/07/2019
With the summer approaching, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders to help keep themselves and their family members healthy and safe by taking certain precautions when storing and preparing food. "Healthy eating is not only about choosing nutritious...
06/07/2019
Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, reports that more than 400 commercial vehicles travelling through Rhode Island were inspected during the International Roadcheck safety campaign from Tuesday through Thursday.
06/07/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a series of recreational clamming workshops this summer. The workshops, led by DEM's Aquatic Resource Education (ARE) program, are opportunities for participants to learn how to dig for clams and the management strategies...
06/07/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 11:18 AM, Troopers arrested Natalia Beaumont, age 19, of 17 Alma Street, Providence, RI for: 1) Second District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation on the original charge of Simple...
06/06/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Louis Amaral (age 28), of Providence, pleaded guilty on June 5, 2019 to charges of possession of a pistol without a license and possession of a firearm after conviction for a crime of violence, and violating his probation. Superior Court Justice...
06/06/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Barrington Town Beach for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may change on a...