State Government Press Releases

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08/29/2014
Providence R.I. Five New England Governors, including Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, this week called on the federal Health and Human Services Department "to prevent easily abused and highly addictive painkillers, such as Zohydro ER, from entering the market." In addition the group...
08/29/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, will host the 2014 Northeast Transportation Safety Conference (NETSC) September 3 4, 2014 at The Omni Hotel in Providence. ...
08/29/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Thursday, August 29, 2014, at approximately 12:20 AM, as a result of several 911 calls, the Wickford Barracks dispatched troopers to a report of an erratic operator...
08/29/2014
Position: Vocational Specialist Job Number: 700528 Employer: Newport County Community Mental Health Center Location: Middletown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Maintenance Mechanic Job Number: 700962 ...
08/29/2014
Position: Program Coordinator Job Number: 700532 Employer: Newport County Community Mental Health Center Location: Middletown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Tire Changer Job Number: 700880 Employer: D &...
08/28/2014
Department of Health (HEALTH) officials recommended re-opening King Park Beach in Newport for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe...
08/28/2014
The Office of Attorney General filed a complaint in Rhode Island Superior Court citing the Town of Warren for a knowing and willful violation of the Rhode Island Access to Public Records Act (APRA). Today's lawsuit is the 10th open government lawsuit filed by Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin...
08/28/2014
Contact: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Thursday, August 28, 2014, members of the Rhode Island Internet Crimes Against Children (...
08/28/2014
Hungry for Lobster? New Waterfront Eatery on the State Pier Offers Steamed Lobster Dinners, Fresh Lobster Rolls, Lobsterman's Bisque and More Made from Lobsters Landed Right in Newport at Pier Nine PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, in partnership with the Fishermen of...
08/28/2014
Listening to Residents Helps Rhode Island Nursing Homes Continue to Outperform the Nation Quality of life and care for Rhode Island seniors and their families reach above average marks, making the state a more desirable place for elders Providence, Rhode Island, August 28, 2014 Nursing...