State Government Press Releases

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07/28/2015
The Department of Health recommends the closure of City Park Beach in Warwick and Oakland Beach in Warwick to swimming due to high bacteria counts. We will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted by...
07/28/2015
Providence, Rhode Island, July 29, 2015 - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is predicting that air quality will reach UNHEALTHY levels in portions of Rhode Island during the afternoon and evening hours on Wednesday. A very hot and humid air mass with southwest winds will be...
07/28/2015
Position: Truck Driver CDL A or B Recruitment Job Number: 713251 Employer: S & S Trucking Location: Cumberland, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Project Manager Job Number: 712591 Employer: JPS...
07/27/2015
Complainant alleged that the School Board violated the OMA when it's full day Kindergarten Subcommittee ("Subcommittee") discussed public business outside the public purview either by convening non-public meetings or by creating a "rolling" quorum. The evidenced showed that the Subcommittee was...
07/27/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 124 mosquito pools, or samples, from 29 traps set statewide during the week of July 13 are negative for both West Nile Virus and Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Test results are pending at the Rhode Island...
07/27/2015
Position: Line Operative 1st + 3rd Shift Job Number: 712458 Employer: Greencore Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Rebar Fabricator I Job Number: 710948 Employer:...
07/24/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Health and Human Services Secretary Elizabeth Roberts, and Department of Labor and Training Director Scott Jensen today issued the following statements in recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): "People with...
07/28/2015
On July 25, 2015 at approximately 11:40 PM, troopers from the Lincoln Woods Barracks responded to a motorcycle crash on Route 95 south, south of the Route 146 merge, in the City of Providence. Once on scene, troopers observed members of the Providence Fire / Rescue Department treating the...
07/24/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of a man on firearms and drug distribution charges and a female for drug distribution charges by the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Task Force. On...
07/24/2015
PROVIDENCE - Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit will present an update on the July 11 incident at Salty Brine State Beach today at DEM Headquarters. The briefing will take place at 2 p.m. in Room 300 in the Foundry Building located at 235 Promenade Street in Providence.