State Government Press Releases

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09/17/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is using a series of temporary traffic patterns along Route 146 in North Smithfield as part of a $7.1 million bridge preservation and rehabilitation project. The changes include the use of lane shifts and lane splits. Lane splits will be...
09/17/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Parks and Recreation invites Rhode Islanders to a fun-filled, family festival at Burlingame State Park and Campground in Charlestown on Sunday, October 13. The Burlingame Family Festival will be held from 11 AM to 5 PM and...
09/13/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising the public to not consume any products manufactured by Dupras Baking Co. of Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Dupras makes rolls and bread products and sells them under the brand name Carancis. This advisory is being issued due to potential...
09/13/2019
State officials confirm an Eastern Equine Encephalitis detection in a Block Island mosquito sample; urge all Rhode Islanders to take personal precautions against insect-borne diseases before heading outdoors especially hunters gearing up for deer season. PROVIDENCE The Department of...
09/13/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with Ducks Unlimited, will offer a youth waterfowl orientation and training workshop from 4 PM to 7 PM on Thursday, September 26, at the Great Swamp Field Headquarters in West Kingston. The workshop will provide an...
09/13/2019
On Friday night, September 13, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift traffic to the right on I-295 South at the Exit 9 (Routes 6 and 6A) interchange in Johnston. The new traffic pattern should be in place by 6 a.m. on Saturday morning, September 14. This lane shift...
09/13/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Rashawn Banks (age 29), of Boston, MA, pleaded guilty in Providence County Superior Court to three felony counts and received a life sentence at the Adult Correctional Institutions for the June 17, 2018 murder of Jacorey Sanders in Providence. ...
09/13/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that Mark Persaud (age 29), Providence, pleaded nolo contendere on September 11, 2019, in Providence County Superior Court to two felony gun counts and was sentenced to seven and a half years at the Adult Correctional Institutions. Superior Court...
09/13/2019
Monday and Tuesday Nights, September 16 and 17 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will temporarily close Exit 22 B/C off I-95 North overnight as part of a seven-bridge $10.4 million preservation project in the City of Providence. Weather permitting, the...
09/12/2019
Nearly two miles of this major route for Barrington residents gets much-needed renovation Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti, Jr. gathered with local and state leaders today to celebrate the completion of the Nayatt Road Resurfacing Project...