The Rhode Island Department of Motor Vehicles has announced an appointment only schedule starting tomorrow (Monday), with only its Cranston office at 600 New London Ave. open.

Paul Grimaldi, a spokesman for the department, said they will take no walk-ins, and reservations are full for tomorrow (Monday). He expects the policy to remain in effect for at least the week. To make a reservation, people should visit the DMV reservation portal at

Grimaldi said the DMV expects reservation slots to be available later in the week at some point tomorrow (Monday).

He said AAA Northeast offices will be open for DMV transactions for AAA members only.

Frank Prosnitz

Frank Prosnitz brings to WhatsUpNewp several years in journalism, including 10 as editor of the Providence (RI) Business News and 14 years as a reporter and bureau manager at the Providence (RI) Journal. Prosnitz began his journalism career as a sportswriter at the Asbury Park (NJ) Press, moving to The News Tribune (Woodbridge, NJ), before joining the Providence Journal. Prosnitz hosts the Morning Show on WLBQ radio (Westerly), 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Monday through Friday, and It’s Your Business, also on WBLQ, Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Prosnitz has twice won Best in Business Awards from the national Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW), twice was named Media Advocate of the Year by the Small Business Administration, won an investigative reporter’s award from the New England Press Association, and newswriting award from the Rhode Island Press Association.