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Attorney General Neronha Sues Manufacturers of Toxic Forever Chemicals

It is alleged that defendants knew their products were likely to cause significant injury to the people and resources of Rhode Island PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha today filed a lawsuit against the manufacturers of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly referred to as PFAS, for causing significant harm to the residents and natural resources […]Read More

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State Health and Environmental Officials Urge Prevention to Avoid Tick

RIDOH launches new data dashboard for tick-borne diseases  With warmer weather now here, and with Rhode Island still a high-incidence state for Lyme disease, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are urging people to take precautions to prevent tick bites when outdoors.    After a mild winter […]Read More

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Cranston man sentenced to five years in state prison for

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Attorney General Peter F. Neronha today announced that a Cranston man has been sentenced in Newport County Superior Court to serve five years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) after pleading to drug trafficking charges. On May 18, 2023, Francisco Vazquez Ramos (age 39) waived criminal information and entered a plea of nolo contendere […]Read More

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Rhode Island Department of Education Releases 2023 SurveyWorks Results

State sees gains in family and educator engagement as well as student college and career readiness PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Governor Dan McKee, Lt. Governor Sabina Matos, Education Commissioner Angélica Infante-Green, and Providence Superintendent Dr. Javier Montañez today joined PPSD administrators, educators, students, and families at Sgt. Cornel Young, Jr. & Charlotte Woods Elementary School in Providence to release the results of RIDE’s 2023 […]Read More