State Government Press Releases

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06/17/2014
The National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures (NALAC) today announced the appointment of Elena Calderón Patiño, Director of the Community Arts program at the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts to its Board of Directors. NALAC is the nation's only multidisciplinary Latino arts service...
06/17/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has received $250,000 through an agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to assess, remove and dispose of disaster debris located in and around Narragansett Bay as a result of Superstorm Sandy. On October...
06/16/2014
Creates a New Class of Renewable Energy Professional Providence, R.I. – Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today that he has signed a law that removes barriers that were prohibitive to the growth of renewable energy businesses in Rhode Island. The legislation sets up a new designation...
06/16/2014
As part of a statewide bridge rehabilitation project, the Middle Road Bridge that carries Middle Road over Route 4 in East Greenwich is scheduled to close for approximately two months beginning Monday, June 23, 2014. The bridge was built in 1969 and will undergo deck, joint and sidewalk repairs....
06/19/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Fred Randall (age 61), with a last known address of 128 Asylum Road, Warwick, pled nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Lanphear to one count of embezzlement from the University of Rhode Island (URI), where he was...
06/16/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Oscar Muralles (aka Walter Muralles, age 38), with a last known address of 99 Penn Street, Providence, was sentenced Thursday to 50 years, with 35 years to serve, for child molestation. In addition, Muralles was ordered to have no contact with...
06/16/2014
Declaration of Candidacy Period Fast Approaching PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Islanders thinking of running for political office, and seeking to appear on this year's ballot must make it official by June 25th, 2014; candidates have from June 23, to June 25, 2014 to file a "declaration of candidacy"...
06/16/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has news for park goers, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts: the free Rhode Island State Parks and Recreation Pocket Ranger® App for iPhone and Android devices has just gotten a complete overhaul, and Amazon Kindle Fire has been added to...
06/13/2014
The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 14-20, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate Highway...
06/13/2014
Department of Health (HEALTH) officials recommeded re-opening Fort Adams State Park Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...