State Government Press Releases

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07/18/2017
Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that Rhode Island's Unclaimed Property Division processed 10,070 claims, returning more than $12.2 million in property to its rightful owners in the fiscal year ending on June 30. "Our Unclaimed Property team is committed to reuniting Rhode Islanders...
07/18/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Kent County YMCA Upper Pond in Warwick and Camp Cookie in Glocester for swimming. The beaches had been closed because of high bacteria counts. Bristol Town Beach is also open again. Bristol Town Beach had been closed because of a...
07/18/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, part of a coalition of 16 attorneys general, filed a new amicus brief in the Hawaii travel ban litigation, opposing the Trump administration's application to stay last week's district court decision that the ban should not prevent grandparents and other close...
07/18/2017
CRANSTON, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) today released the detailed performance metrics dashboard that includes June data to help track the progress of the State's UHIP turnaround effort. Highlights from the dashboard include: The number of pending applications...
07/17/2017
The Town of Bristol has closed Bristol Town Beach for swimming after identifying a small leak in a sewer line near the parking area for the beach and sports complex nearby. The discharges have been contained, repairs are being made, and disinfection has taken place. However, the beach will remain...
07/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Friday, July 14, 2017, Roosevelt White (age 53), aka Erick Jones, of Providence, pleaded guilty to one count of second degree sexual assault and one count of extortion. Under the terms of the plea, which was reached with approval of the victim,
07/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Leopoldo Belen (age 36), of Providence was sentenced to life in prison today for the April 1, 2014 sexual assault of his former girlfriend. In addition, Belen was ordered to have no contact with the victim, must undergo sex offender counseling,...
07/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Saunderstown Yacht Club in North Kingstown for swimming. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick and Camp Cookie in Glocester remain closed due to continuing high...
07/17/2017
Position: Regional Military Job Fair https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/first-annual-tri-state-new-england-hiring-event Employer: Multiple Employers Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10)
07/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the current restrictions on I-195 East and I-195 West between the Gano Street exit and the I-95 Interchange in Providence are slated to be lifted in time for the morning commute on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25,...