State Government Press Releases

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08/22/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a state-certified laboratory. The status of a beach may...
08/22/2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold a public hearing later this month on the proposed rules and regulations for the State's new Farmland Access Program. The voluntary, pilot program - approved by voters as part of a 2014 environmental bond...
08/22/2017
Treasurer Magaziner today joined state and local officials to tour a rooftop solar array at Embrace Homes Loans in Middletown, one of the first Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) projects developed as part of the Treasurer's commitment to creating jobs and supporting local...
08/22/2017
Position: Direct Support Professional Job Number: 756174 Employer: Action Based Enterprises Location: Throughout RI $12.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Stroke Coordinator / Clinical Educator Job Number:...
08/21/2017
Remarks by Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner On George Washington's 1790 Letter to Newport's Hebrew Congregation Touro Synagogue, Newport, Rhode Island Sunday, August 20, 2017 As prepared for delivery: It is a true honor to be here with you once again for the reading of...
08/21/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for May 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent...
08/21/2017
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2017 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for May 2017. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
08/21/2017
Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces the arrest of Andrew Hallam, age 32, of 30 Ethan Street, Warwick, Rhode Island on an Affidavit/Arrest Warrant for Embezzlement. In June 2017, the...
08/21/2017
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 758201 Employer: Town of Coventry Location: Coventry, RI $52,520 per year (as seen on Channel 10 +12) Position: Assembler Job Number: 759021 Employer: L-3...
08/19/2017
On August 18, 2017 at 9:15 PM, Troopers arrested Carl E. Krueger, age 60, of 107 Danielson Pike, North Scituate, RI for 1) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor or Drugs, 1st Offense BAC Unknown, 2) Refusal to Submit to a Chemical Test. The arrest was the result of a telephone...