State Government Press Releases

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11/10/2010
Mark Pfeiffer, retired Associate Justice of the RI Superior Court and the state-appointed receiver for the City of Central Falls, will appoint a three-member State Receiverís Council, effective November 12, 2010, to serve in the capacity of the Central Falls City Council. The decision to...
08/31/2010
The Office of the Receiver for the City of Central Falls and the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 94 Local 1627, representing 42 municipal employees, have agreed to changes in the collective bargaining agreement, achieving $159,000 in cost savings for...
08/06/2010
A reminder to the media and the public of the many upcoming changes at the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV), as the agency gets set to move its headquarters to a new location in Cranston. DMV will permanently close the Rhode Island Mall branch location, with the last day of operations...
07/29/2010
In preparing for the move to the new headquarters in Cranston, the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has announced the Pawtucket DMV branch, located at 100 Main Street, will officially close to the public starting Thursday, August 19th. The new DMV headquarters, located at the Forand...
07/16/2010
The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will permanently close the Rhode Island Mall branch location, effective Saturday, August 7, 2010. To accommodate the closing, the Wakefield branch will expand operations to four days per week (Monday, Wednesday Ė Friday) starting Wednesday, August 11, 2010.
06/08/2010
Starting this week, the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will be returning to regular business hours at its Pawtucket office; at the Middletown, Woonsocket, and RI Mall branch locations; and at the Operator Control office in order to service the increased number of customers who transact business...
03/29/2010
Governor Donald L. Carcieri and Rosemary Booth Gallogly, Director of the Department of Revenue, announced today that Susanne Greschner of Warwick, Rhode Island will be joining the Department of Revenue Staff to lead the Division of Municipal Finance starting on April, 26, 2010. She will assume...
02/09/2010
The Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) today announced the agency will be extending the Wednesday closings through Wednesday, March 17, 2010 to complete extensive cleanup of DMV data and to provide further training for DMV staff and its many interface partners. To accommodate the extended...
12/01/2009
Effective Wednesday, December 9, 2009, all Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) locations will be closed to the public each Wednesday, through February 17, 2010, for staff training on a new, statewide DMV computer system. When online, the new system, dubbed RIMS, will be a complete upgrade of all...
08/27/2009
The Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) issued a warning to Rhode Islanders of a bogus website asking motorists to register their vehicles using a credit card. The site is in no way associated with the Rhode Island DMV. To date, it appears no Rhode Island motorists have accessed the...