State Government Press Releases

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06/30/2015
Voters in North Smithfield will head to the polls on Tuesday, July 7, for a Special Election to fill a vacancy on the Town Council. On Thursday, July 2, Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea will host a voter outreach event in North Smithfield aimed at increasing awareness and voter participation.
06/29/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced today that work has begun to repair the Park Avenue Bridge over Amtrak's Northeast Corridor in Cranston, with the goal of reopening the span in a month's time. On Friday afternoon, RIDOT awarded a $411,000 contract to John...
06/29/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Paul Mahfouz (age 47), of 215 Judson Street, Raynham, MA, was sentenced to five years, with six months to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for embezzling more than $5,000 from the Rhode Island Lottery and for unlawful...
06/29/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak are beginning work on a project in South County that will benefit train operations in the Northeast and long-term transit planning in Rhode Island. The $41 million project involves construction of a third track at Kingston...
06/29/2015
Campers and Vacationers Advised to use only Local Firewood PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is responsible for the early detection and surveillance of exotic invasive insect pests and preventing the establishment of these pests into the state. The Asian Longhorned Beetle (...
06/29/2015
Position: Tech Support/Helpdesk Specialist Job Number: 711855 Employer: Children's Friend Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Mental Health Clinician Job Number: 710205 ...
06/26/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will soon begin work on the Albion Bridges, which carry School Street over the Blackstone River and a small canal on the Cumberland/Lincoln border. This is the latest in a series of bridge improvements across Rhode...
06/26/2015
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and members of the Congressional delegation will join the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and Amtrak next week to kick off a high-speed rail project that will have long-term benefits for transit in Rhode Island and throughout the Northeast Corridor. ...
06/26/2015
The Office of Revenue Analysis released two reports today—the FY 2015 local 1% hotel tax collection report and the 1% meal and beverage tax collection report for April. These reports compare local collections of both taxes by community on a month-to-month, year-over-year, and fiscal year-to-date...
06/26/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today issued the following the statement praising the Supreme Court's decision on the constitutional right to same-sex marriage nationwide. "Today is a great day for all Americans. With this historic decision, every couple has the right to marry -...