State Government Press Releases

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01/24/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that General Mills is recalling five-pound bags of its Gold Medal Unbleached Flour with a 'better if used by' date of April 20, 2020. The recall is being issued because of the potential presence of Salmonella which was discovered...
01/24/2019
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. Glenn Fucci (age 66) Exeter, RI W1/19-0048A On January 18, 2019, the...
01/24/2019
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 No arrests to report.
01/23/2019
NEWPORT, RI - In a press conference this afternoon at the Newport Marriott, Governor Raimondo provided an update on National Grid's response to the gas outages in Newport Country. The Governor also shared several new developments regarding relief efforts for those impacted by the outages: -...
01/23/2019
Nearly 7,000 Residents Affected by Gas Outage PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) is waiving fares for passengers traveling on Aquidneck Island in order to help people get to warming shelters and other essential...
01/23/2019
CRANSTON, RI - In a press conference this evening at the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency, Governor Raimondo provided an update on National Grid's response to the gas outage in Newport Country. The Governor also discussed several steps that have been taken to help provide food for all...
01/22/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will offer a wild game cooking class with Chef Andy Lussier of Culinary Connections and Addieville East Farm next month. Wild game dishes featured at a recent class include Addieville Fields pheasant (at left) and...
01/22/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo made the following statement on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day: "Today we celebrate the legacy of one of our nation's heroes--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we reflect on his teachings, let us recommit ourselves to the cause of equality. We must work...
01/22/2019
PROVIDENCE, RI - In her annual address at the Minister's Alliance Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today the 'No Student Hungry' initiative. Her proposal will ensure that no student in Rhode Island, from Pre-K through college, goes hungry. "Every...
01/20/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) wants to remind travelers today, January 20, 2019, that as the afternoon progresses, weather conditions will deteriorate and become increasingly dangerous. Between 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. temperatures will start to drop quickly. Rain that...