State Government Press Releases

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02/24/2015
Limited Number of New Commercial Fishing License Opportunities Available for 2015 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that it is accepting applications for new and renewed commercial fishing licenses for 2015 through next Monday, March 2. The application period has...
02/24/2015
Limited Number of New Commercial Fishing License Opportunities Available for 2015 PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that it is accepting applications for new and renewed commercial fishing licenses for 2015 through next Monday, March 2. The application period has...
02/24/2015
Seydina Ndoye and Alain Bedame Sentenced to 70 Years with 30 to Serve Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause sentenced Seydina Ndoye (age 20) of Providence and Alain Bedame (age 19) of Pawtucket each to 70 years with 30 years to...
02/24/2015
Secretary of State of State Nellie M. Gorbea is warning Rhode Island business owners not to be misled by a deceptive letter that appears to come from an official government source. The letter is being mailed by an entity calling itself "Annual Business Services." Several businesses have...
02/24/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training is encouraging workers affected by the layoffs announced today by Women & Infants Hospital to attend a Rapid Response orientation session today, Tuesday, February 24. DLT's Rapid Response Unit has scheduled a session at 10 AM at the...
02/24/2015
Position: Drivers Job Number: 706423 Employer: East Coast Driver Solutions Location: Smithfield, RI $23.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Driver Recruitment Job Number: 705942 Employer: M & G Trucking Location:
02/23/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today the "Governor for a Day" essay contest as a way to encourage young girls to become leaders in their communities. This Women's History Month initiative is open to girls in 5th through 8th grade throughout the state. The winning essayist...
02/23/2015
During the summer of 1862, Rhode Island Governor William Sprague IV proposed the formation of a "colored regiment" to aid the Union's war effort. African Americans from across the northeast wrote to Governor Sprague offering to serve. The 14th Rhode Island Heavy Artillery was established the...
02/23/2015
Contact: Alex Ambrosius RIEMA External Affairs (401) 261-1639 www.riema.ri.gov Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and the Rhode Island State Police (RISP), along with the Rhode Island School Safety Committee, have...
02/23/2015
The Complainant alleged that the Westerly Police Department ("Police Department") violated the APRA when it improperly denied her APRA request seeking "a copy of [her] police background check * * * including the detective notes." This Department was provided with copies of records the Police...