State Government Press Releases

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09/23/2014
The Nasonville Fire Department/District ("Department/District") violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to Complainant's APRA request dated January 15, 2014. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-7. The Department/District was allowed ten (10) business days to provide a response explaining why...
09/23/2014
The Charlestown Planning Commission ("Commission") violated the OMA during its May 7, 2014 meeting when it took a secret "preliminary" paper vote. The Commission also violated the OMA when the minutes failed to include a record by individual members of any votes taken regarding this "preliminary"...
09/23/2014
Providence, RI – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the selection of Cheryl Burrell as the state's first-ever Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity. In this role, Ms. Burrell will lead the state's newly-created executive division entitled the Office of Diversity, Equity,...
09/23/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee, Rhode Island's Congressional delegation and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation (Commerce RI) today announced that Rhode Island has been awarded a $1.575-million grant from the U.S. Department of Defense's (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) to develop a model...
09/23/2014
Position: Electrical Maintenance Technician Job Number: 702089 Employer: Toray Plastics Location: North Kingstown, RI $24.24 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Accounts Payable Coordinator Job Number: 701988 Employer: Yushin...
09/22/2014
Today, Mars Chocolate North America announced a voluntary recall of its M&M'SŪ Brand Theater Box 3.40 oz UPC #40000294764 with the following lot numbers: 417DH4JP09 417EM4JP10 417FM4JP09 418AG4JP10 418BG4JP10 418CG4JP10 418DM4JP09 418EG4JP10 419AM4JP09 417EG4JP09 417FG4JP09 ...
09/22/2014
PROVIDENCE – The Department of Environmental Management announces that test results from all 74 mosquito pools, or samples, from 32 traps set statewide during the week of September 8 are negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Results from 69 pools collected...
09/22/2014
The Office of Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis to Participate with the Board of Elections and CCRI to Register RI Voters PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will partner with the Board of Elections and the Community College of Rhode Island at the College's four campus...
09/22/2014
Position: Customer Call Center Operators Job Number: 701999 Employer: Tunstall Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position:Licensed Clinician Job Number: 702031 Employer: Boys Town ...
09/19/2014
With recent studies showing that distracted driving has surpassed drinking and driving as the leading cause of death for teenagers behind the wheel, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin continued his efforts to educate Rhode Islanders about the dangers of distracted driving with a visit to Toll...