State Government Press Releases

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07/26/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Hazards Beach in Newport, Plum Beach in North Kingstown, and Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth for swimming because of high bacteria counts. RIDOH recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming. Oakland and Conimicut Point...
07/26/2017
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that Rhode Island's pension fund earned 11.62% outperforming the plan's benchmark and growing to $8,041,060,035 in the fiscal year ending on June 30. "Our 'Back to Basics' investment approach is improving investments returns for the fund," said...
07/26/2017
SCITUATE, RI - Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, announces that on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, members of the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force arrested an East Providence man for...
07/26/2017
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) announced today that a new art exhibition of works by Neal T. Walsh is on exhibit from July 25 through September 21, 2017 at the Block Island Airport Gallery. The Block Island Airport Gallery presents the work of contemporary Rhode Island artists...
07/26/2017
Position: Production Technicians Job Number: 757101 Employer: Toray Plastics (America) Location: North Kingstown, RI $16.99 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: CDL Drivers Job Number: 755321 Employer: M&
07/25/2017
LINCOLN Rhode Island State Police are seeking witnesses to a road-rage incident in which the occupant of a car travelling north on Route 146 fired several shots at another car near the on-ramp to Interstate 295 shortly after noon today. The suspect's vehicle was identified as a red,
07/25/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Oakland and Conimicut Point Beaches in Warwick, Third Beach and Peabody's Beach in Middletown, and Barrington and Warren Town Beaches for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality...
07/25/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Rhode Island has joined with other states and the federal government to settle allegations that Celgene Corporation (Celgene) engaged in a variety of marketing schemes to promote the use of its drugs Thalomid and Revlimid for off-label use and by...
07/25/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists about ongoing construction in the center of Apponaug village in Warwick, specifically work now taking place on Post Road that will permanently reduce the number of travel lanes from two to one, between the Apponaug Four...
07/25/2017
Matching grants made possible by the voter-approved 2016 Green Economy Bond PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that $4 million in matching grants is available to help communities and local organizations protect valuable green space...