State Government Press Releases

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05/21/2015
The Lonsdale Fire District violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to an APRA request and failed to identify the specific reasons for the denial. The Fire District was directed to respond to the APRA requests in a manner consistent with the APRA and this Department's finding, and was...
05/21/2015
Media Contact: Captain Dennis Fleming 401-444-1009 At 9:00 AM Troopers arrested Sarah C. Berthaume, age 25, of 30 Aldrich Street, Woonsocket for a 6th District Court Warrant for failure to appear for arraignment for driving on a suspended license charge out of Central Falls PD. The arrest was...
05/21/2015
Cranston, RI— On May 1, 2015, the Town of Charlestown became the eighth community to gain entrance into FEMA's Community Rating System (CRS) in the State of Rhode Island. The CRS, which is a component of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), is a voluntary program that recognizes and...
05/21/2015
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation with the Rhode Island District Office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the U.S. Department of Commerce, the Chafee Center for International Business at Bryant University, and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston, will host a Rhode...
05/21/2015
Following mediation in federal bankruptcy court, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a settlement with RadioShack over the sale of its customers' personally identifiable information. Thirty-eight states, including Rhode Island, joined together to oppose the sale of consumer...
05/21/2015
Position: SR Customer Service Representative II Job Number: 710559 Employer: MetLife Group, Inc. Location: Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Portuguese Bilingual Bookkeeper/Office Assistant Job Number:...
05/20/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Lt. Governor Daniel J. McKee was joined by Governor Gina M. Raimondo, Major General Kevin R. McBride, Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard, and other dignitaries on Wednesday at a Remembrance Ceremony at the Garden of Heroes...
05/20/2015
Equifax, Experian and TransUnion Agree to Significant Changes Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced a major settlement with the three national credit reporting agencies — Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc. and TransUnion LLC. Under...
05/20/2015
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. Joseph Shepard, age 23 P1-2015-1563A Gerrod Crowell, age 23 LKA: 88 Branch...
05/20/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Parks and Recreation is administering conditional Non-Surf and Surf Lifeguard Certification tests on May 20 and May 21, and again next month. Lifeguard positions all require certification and special training in first aid, CPR,