State Government Press Releases

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02/27/2017
Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it: (1) redacted handwritten notes on released documents; (2) failed to produce a City's employee's calendar; (3) failed to produce certain payroll documents for a particular City employee; and (4) charged an allegedly excessive fee for...
02/27/2017
The Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it withheld requested documents and when it failed to indicate the procedures for appealing the denial. The evidence revealed that the Town released the requested documents during the pendency of this matter. We found no evidence of a...
02/27/2017
The Complainant alleged that the Town violated the APRA when it withheld the requested last ten internal affairs reports completed by the Town Police Department. Consistent with Direct Action for Rights and Equality v. Gannon (DARE), 713 A.2d 218 (R.I. 1998), citizen-initiated complaints were more...
02/27/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training's Labor Market Information Division in conjunction with the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently completed their annual revision of labor force statistics. This year labor force statistics were revised back to January 2012. (See explanation...
02/27/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that the execution of sentence for Erica Gagnon (age 32), of Pawtucket, commenced on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 for a charge of patient abuse to which she previously pleaded nolo contendere. Gagnon had pleaded on February 1, 2017 to one count of...
02/27/2017
Position: Direct Support Recruitment Job Number: 739595 Employer: Living Innovations Location: Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Registered Nurse Recruitment Job Number: 739790
02/27/2017
At 1:13 PM, Troopers arrested Thomas Ford, age 31, of 113 Chambly Avenue, Warwick, RI, on an Affidavit of Arrest Warrant from the Warwick Police Department for the Violation of a Court Order. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Wakefield Street in the Town of West Warwick. ...
02/26/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew Moynihan, District B Commander, (401) 444-1009 At 9:34 AM, Troopers arrested Kenneth Lemoi, age 50, of 10 Collins Street, Apartment A, Newport, RI, for Violation of a Protection Order – Third Offense (Felony). The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on...
02/25/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew Moynihan, District B Commander, (401) 444-1009 At 12:00 PM, Troopers arrested Gabriel Reed, age 41, of 103 Lexington Street, Apartment D, Middletown, RI, for Violation of a No Contact Order. The arrest was the result of the Sheriff Department contacting the...
02/24/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that William "Willie" Turner (age 48), of Pawtucket pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to one count of first degree child molestation. Under the terms of the plea, Turner was sentenced to 35 years with...