State Government Press Releases

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05/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that ADM Milling Co. and ALDI have recalled five-pound bags of Bakers Corner All Purpose Flour sold at retail locations in the northeastern United States because it may be contaminated with E. coli. This is an update to a...
05/24/2019
Service begins Saturday, May 25 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today kicked off the return of the seasonal Providence-Newport Ferry service, with new weekend stops in the bayside community of Bristol. The new ferry service to Bristol is part of the trip...
05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Robert Rego (age 30), of Providence was found guilty today on charges of discharging a firearm while committing a crime of violence resulting in injury, carrying a firearm without a license, and assault with a dangerous weapon. The jury returned the...
05/24/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today it will be administering an additional conditional Surf Lifeguard Certification test next week. This test is being held because several candidates have expressed difficulty in getting to earlier tests due...
05/24/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI- Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunrise until 12:00 p.m. on Monday, May 27, in observation of Memorial Day. Flags should return to full-staff at noon. Governor Raimondo also...
05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that William Hudgins (age 30) of Providence was sentenced yesterday to 15 years after pleading guilty to one count of second-degree child molestation. Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel sentenced Hudgins to a 15-year full sentence, with six years to...
05/24/2019
Colonel James M. Manni, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that a graduation ceremony for the Rhode Island Municipal Police Training Academy was held earlier today. The 33 graduates will serve in 16 law enforcement...
05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Brian Fraga (age 35), of Lincoln, was sentenced yesterday to 18 years after pleading nolo contendere to one count of manslaughter. Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano sentenced Fraga to an 18-year full sentence, with 10 years to serve at the...
05/24/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Arnold Evans (age 37), of Providence, pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of first-degree murder and was sentenced to life at the ACI by Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers. Evans had been held without bail at the ACI since he was indicted...
05/24/2019
The 2019 beach monitoring season begins on Tuesday, May 28th. Announcements about closures (and reopenings) will be posted here throughout the season. Specific beaches may have their own opening dates for the season. Beach goers may want to check those opening dates before heading to the beach.