State Government Press Releases

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04/21/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, today announced the arrest and indictment of four individuals charged with the murder of Kerry Mello, 36, of Cranston. On April 20, 2016, the...
04/20/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for consumers of the SUEZ water system on two streets in Wakefield. The advisory is in effect for consumers on Narragansett Avenue and on Old Tower Hill Road from the Dale Carlia Shopping Center to the...
04/20/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Curtis "Kellogg" Maxie (age 60), of Pawtucket, was found guilty today by a Providence County Superior Court jury of three counts of first degree sexual assault, one count of sex trafficking of a minor, and one count of conspiracy to commit sex...
04/20/2016
Secretary Gorbea urges voters to confirm polling locations and times at sos.ri.gov/vic PROVIDENCE, RI Thousands of Rhode Islanders will vote on Tuesday, April 26, to elect delegates to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and to signal their choice for either party's...
04/20/2016
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. Rezhaun Braddock (age 20) 61 Hurdis St. North Providence, RI P1-2016-...
04/20/2016
The Complainant alleged the Cumberland Fire District ("CFD") violated the OMA when the agenda for one of its meeting did not include a time the meeting was to commence. The Complainant did not attend the meeting in question, nor did he attend any of the CFD's meetings. This Department sent...
04/20/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- Hess Corporation, the Hershey Company, ConocoPhillips, EMC Corporation, and Phillips 66 are among the Fortune 500 companies Rhode Island is expected to oppose at annual shareholder meetings this spring, as the result of an initiative to hold companies that the state pension fund...
04/20/2016
Providence, R.I. --The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for January 2016 today. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the...
04/20/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for January 2016. The Local 1.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's local 1.0...
04/19/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced the first confirmed case of Zika virus in the state. The individual who tested positive, a male in his 60s, had recently traveled to Haiti, where there is active mosquito-borne transmission of Zika. "We have been closely monitoring...