State Government Press Releases

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06/27/2014
The following exit and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 28-July 3, 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...
06/27/2014
PROVIDENCE Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy today joined Governor Lincoln Chafee, members of Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation, federal officials and others at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the reconstructed Galilee Boat...
06/27/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Curtis Isom (age 55), with a last known address of 209 Progress Street, Providence, was sentenced yesterday to ten years in prison for breaking and entering into a residence in Johnston in March, 2011. He was sentenced to 15 years, with five...
06/27/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and National Grid are warning Rhode Islanders that reports of a persistent utility billing scam have once again resurfaced in the area. Consumer warnings have been issued several times previously when reports of similar scams spiked; however, con artists...
06/27/2014
Since both complaints were submitted against the Central Coventry Fire District Board of Directors ("Board"), ("CCFD"), or ("Fire District"), and since both complaints contained similar allegations, this Department addressed both complaints in a single finding. Our investigation began by...
06/27/2014
Contact: Major Todd E. Catlow, Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1005 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest by members of the ACI Investigations/Major Crimes Unit of a teacher at the Adult...
06/27/2014
In an effort to accelerate innovation in Rhode Island and help local entrepreneurs, startups, and small businesses create jobs and compete for approximately $2.5 billion in available federal funding each year from the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (
06/27/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin sent letters yesterday to Governor Lincoln Chafee urging him to sign key pieces of legislation that would protect children from sexual predators and enhance the safety and security of neighborhoods from gang violence. The General Assembly passed legislation...
06/27/2014
Position: Bailer/Sorter (Metal Recycling) Job Number: 699235 Employer: Metal Commodities, Inc. Location: North Kingstown, RI $10.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Diesel Mechanic/Fire Apparatus Repair Job Number: 697916 ...
06/26/2014
The Department of Health (HEALTH) has determined water quality at Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick, Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick, and Oakland Beach in Warwick to be unsuitable for swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and...