State Government Press Releases

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04/24/2022
At 9:50 PM, Troopers arrested Eva Damboise, age 43, of 93C White Rock Road, Westerly, Rhode Island for Violation of a Domestic No Contact Order 1st Offense. The arrest was the result of a walk-in complaint and subsequent follow up investigation. Damboise was transported to the Wickford Barracks...
04/22/2022
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Clean Water Association (RICWA) will be sponsoring open houses and tours at seven of the state's wastewater treatment facilities during Clean Water Week April 24-30 as part of a statewide effort calling...
04/22/2022
PROVIDENCE, RI Governor Dan McKee was joined by First Lady Susan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Rhode Island Department of Transportation Director Peter Alviti, Rhode Island Public Transit Authority CEO Scott Avedisian, Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Acting Director Terry...
04/22/2022
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Bakkavor USA is voluntarily recalling Whole Foods Market Red Lentil Dal that includes pickled curry cauliflower, an ingredient produced by Doux South Specialties, that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The...
04/22/2022
WHEREAS, each year, Earth Day serves as a reminder of the value of our state's precious natural resources and helps mark the progress made by Rhode Island in protecting them; and WHEREAS, since the first Earth Day was enacted in 1970 efforts to improve air and water quality, clean up...
04/20/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that the second round of spring stocking will occur beginning Tuesday, April 19 through May 2. Over 40 plus, freshwater areas will be restocked, after DEM stocked over 60,000 fish in over 100 water ways for this year's Opening...
04/18/2022
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is inviting Rhode Islanders to get healthy and outside by joining DEM on a walk at Lincoln Woods State Park on Wednesday, April 20, from 5:30-7:30 PM. The walk, originally scheduled for April 6, was postponed due to inclement weather....
04/18/2022
As part of an ongoing bridge preservation project along I-295 in Smithfield, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will shift lanes and close the right travel lane of I-295 in both directions where the highway passes over Stillwater Road, just south of Exit 15 (Route 7/Douglas Pike).
04/16/2022
On Friday, April 15, 2022, at approximately 5:00 a.m., members of the HIDTA Task Force, assisted by members of the North Providence Police Department, arrested Joseph Lavoie, age 40, of 1 McKinley Street Basement, Providence, Rhode Island, for Possession with the Intent to Deliver a Schedule II...
04/14/2022
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) are alerting the public that a racoon found at Bold Point Park in East Providence last week has tested positive for rabies. Because rabies is a fatal disease, anyone who...