State Government Press Releases

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07/09/2021
Investigators seize over 1,500 fentanyl pills, ghost gun, illegal handgun, and large capacity magazine from residences in Providence and Pawtucket PROVIDENCE, R.I.- Attorney General Peter F. Neronha, Commissioner of Public Safety Steven M. Paré and Colonel Hugh T. Clements, Jr. announced...
07/08/2021
Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5614 or rispdps@risp.gov On July 7, 2021 at 9:38 AM, Troopers arrested David Etchison, age 72 of 38 Oakley Road, Woonsocket, RI on a Third District Court Warrant for Failure to Appear on the...
07/08/2021
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is advising the public to exercise caution along shoreline areas Thursday afternoon into Saturday due to anticipated rip currents and high surf. Tropical Storm Elsa is forecast to pass over southeast New England on Friday,
07/08/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) this week completed its inspection of the Crook Point Bascule Bridge following a fire on the bridge on June 29. The findings show the fire did not cause any major damage to the steel superstructure of the bridge and the channel on the Seekonk...
07/08/2021
Exhibition at One Capitol Hill, Providence, closes Sept. 17 Exhibit details What: Nature, Nurture, Hope by Rebecca Flores with works by her son, Joshua Elijah Amado When: Open to the public, weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 17 Where: The Atrium Gallery, first floor of the state...
07/07/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Camp Hoffman and Kingston Camp on Larkin Pond in Kingston, and Camp Canonicus in Exeter for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing...
07/07/2021
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is closely monitoring the path of Tropical Storm Elsa and its potential impact on the state. RIEMA receives updates four times a day from the National Weather Service (NWS) in Norton, MA. We then pass along the information to local emergency...
07/07/2021
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that all 92 mosquito samples from 28 traps set statewide on June 17 and June 21 have tested negative by the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine...
07/07/2021
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising the public that Atlantic Sea Nettle Jellyfish have been identified in high numbers by DEM's Division of Marine Fisheries in Ninigret and Green Hill Ponds. These ponds are in...
07/07/2021
Media Contact: Captain David Bassignani, District "A" Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5615 or rispdps@risp.gov On July 6, 2021 at 10:37 AM, Troopers arrested Christopher Higheagle, age 22, of 590 Blackstone Street, Apartment #2, Woonsocket, RI on a 1) Affidavit and arrest warrant...