State Government Press Releases

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09/30/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Robert Taylor (age 48), formerly of Providence and Narragansett, pleaded nolo contendere today in Washington County Superior Court before Superior Court Justice Melanie Wilk Thunberg to the May 2013 murder of his mother Allison Taylor. Under the...
09/30/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Cunliff Lake, Elm Lake, and the Japanese Gardens, all in Roger Williams Park in Providence, due to blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) blooms...
09/30/2016
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Rony Martinez Pereyra (age 44) 85 Lawrence St. Cranston, RI P1-2016-2870AG The Providence...
09/30/2016
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is stocking ponds across Rhode Island with some 6,000 trout in advance of Columbus Day weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. Because of the extreme drought conditions present in many of the state's freshwaters,
09/30/2016
Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee filed a response with the Public Utilities Commission on the Access Northeast Pipeline Docket. McKee's response is on behalf of Rhode Island's small business and residential ratepayers. Link to response below. Media Contact: Andrea Palagi | andrea.palagi@...
09/30/2016
Position: Web Development Immersive Training http://www.dlt.ri.gov/realjobs/pdfs/train/GAwebdev.pdf Employer: TechHire Location: Providence, RI --- (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Chief of Support Services Job Number:...
09/29/2016
One hundred percent of healthcare providers who are authorized to prescribe opioids and other potent medications are now enrolled in the state's prescription drug monitoring database, marking an important step in Rhode Island's work to prevent overdose deaths, the Rhode Island Department of Health (
09/29/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Presidential Proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered U.S. and Rhode Island flags to be flown at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on September 30, 2016 to honor the memory of former...
09/29/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea has released a newly designed Voter Information Handbook to help prepare Rhode Island voters for the November 8 General Election. The 2016 edition includes information on the elimination of straight party voting; illustrations of voting...
09/29/2016
Position: Director of Public Works Job Number: 732680 Employer: Town of Warren Location: Warren, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Assistant Manager Job Number: 731112 Employer: The Town Dock Location: