State Government Press Releases

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06/22/2016
Responding to recommendations from federal government, state extends testing and training timeline by 60 days to ensure smooth transition for workers and customers CRANSTON, R.I. (June 21, 2016) Rhode Island Health and Human Services Secretary Elizabeth Roberts announced today that the state...
06/22/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Curtis "Kellogg" Maxie (age 60), of Pawtucket, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to 85 years to serve for trafficking and sexual assault, and an additional 15 years to serve as a habitual offender. In addition, Maxie is...
06/22/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced pleas yesterday against two different individuals who committed unemployment insurance benefit fraud. Kevin Rafferty (age 37), of Johnston, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of...
06/22/2016
The Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, in cooperation with Virtual Cape Verde, announces the first annual Cape Verdean Art Exhibit in the Atrium Gallery at One Capitol Hill, the art gallery in the Powers Administration Building on State Street in Providence. The exhibit runs from June 13th -...
06/22/2016
Position: Line Cooks Job Number: 727427 Employer: Newport Harbor Corporation Location: Throughout RI & MA Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Substitute Custodians Job Number: 727417 Employer:...
06/21/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today swore-in Judge Michael Forte, the new Chief Judge of the state Family Court. "Judge Forte has demonstrated a clear vision for assisting families during their most difficult times," Raimondo said. "I am proud to swear-in today someone of the...
06/21/2016
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. Julie Parlee (age 45) 10 Josephine Street North Providence, RI P1-2016-1854AG The...
06/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are lifting the public health advisory that had been put in place for Scott Pond in Lincoln because of a cyanobacteria bloom. The cyanobacteria bloom was identified in April....
06/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Conimicut Point Beach and Oakland Beach, both located in Warwick, for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening the beaches when the water is again safe...
06/21/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced his selections of Francis J. Quinn as the State of Rhode Island's first Debt Manager, and Tim Nguyen as the state pension system's Interim Chief Investment Officer. Quinn is a senior banker with more than 30 years of experience...