State Government Press Releases

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08/31/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the findings of a new report highlighting the growing strength of the clean energy economy in Rhode Island. The 2015 Rhode Island Clean Energy Jobs Report states that this sector currently supports nearly 10,000 jobs and suggests that...
08/31/2015
The Department of Environmental Management announces that the Conimicut Triangle conditional area in Upper Narragansett Bay will re-open to shellfishing beginning at sunrise on Saturday, August 29 - four and one-half days earlier than the scheduled opening at noon on September 2. The shellfish...
08/31/2015
The Department of Environmental Management is alerting dog owners in the state of an unusually high number of cases of canine parvovirus being reported to the RI State Veterinarian's office. Canine parvovirus is required to be reported to the state veterinarian if the diagnosis is made in a dog...
08/31/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that it has completed the accelerated inspection of 230 structurally deficient bridges by the promised mid-August timeframe. The program resulted in the emergency closure and accelerated reconstruction of the Park Avenue Bridge in...
08/31/2015
Position: CDL Driver Recruitment Job Number: 714044 Employer: J. Anthony Express Location: Statewide in RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Associate Attorney Job Number: 714551 Employer: Rob...
08/28/2015
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. Brett Mistofsky, age 39181 Lakeside AvenueWarwick, RIK1-2015-0569A<...
08/31/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that will close the north sidewalk on the Atwells Avenue Bridge for approximately two months beginning Wednesday, September 2. Part of an ongoing bridge rehabilitation project, the closure will allow crews to begin repairing the...
08/28/2015
The Department of Health recommends re-opening City Park Beach in Warwick, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick, and Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within...
08/27/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today filed an Administrative Appeal in Rhode Island Superior Court seeking review of the Rhode Island Office of Health Insurance Commissioner's (OHIC) Decision and Amended Decision increasing rates that can be charged by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island ("...
08/27/2015
The Department of Health recommends the closure of City Park Beach in Warwick, Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick, and Oakland Beach in Warwick to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-