State Government Press Releases

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03/25/2016
PROVIDENCE - As a special thank you to our supporters, organizers of Rhode Island's first Quahog Week are hosting a "wrap" party on Sunday evening in Providence. Over the course of the week, several events were held and 16 restaurants offered special menu selections to bring attention to the year-...
03/24/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) advises consumers that Gerber Products Company is voluntarily recalling specific Organic pouch products after identifying a packaging defect that may result in product spoilage during transport and handling. Gerber is working to retrieve from retailers...
03/24/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Zachary Alvarado (age 20), of 285 Main Street, Woonsocket, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to multiple robberies and assaults that took place over a four month period in 2015 that culminated with Alvarado...
03/24/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Zachary Alvarado (age 20), of 285 Main Street, Woonsocket, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to multiple robberies and assaults that took place over a four month period in 2015 that culminated with Alvarado...
03/24/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Zachary Alvarado (age 20), of 285 Main Street, Woonsocket, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to multiple robberies and assaults that took place over a four month period in 2015 that culminated with Alvarado...
03/24/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the announcement of the state's seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate. "We have made progress. The unemployment rate is the lowest it's been since August 2007 and we added 300 jobs since last month. But there...
03/24/2016
The Complainants alleged the School Committee convened into executive session pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(2) to discuss potential litigation, yet the School Committee also discussed "the extra paycheck for 2013-14." Based upon the evidence presented, it did not appear that the School...
03/24/2016
The Complainant alleged the SMRAC violated the APRA when it failed to respond to its APRA request dated May 15, 2015. During the pendency of this matter, the SMRAC filed a Petition for a Writ of Mandamus in the Rhode Island Superior Court against the Town. The Town answered the Petition and...
03/24/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Arbor Day Foundation are teaming up to give away 1,000 trees this spring; the Energy-Saving Trees Program helps homeowners conserve energy, reduce utility costs, and beautify their neighborhood. "We're happy to...
03/24/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that the Office of Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) now accepts credit cards for transactions performed at the BCI window in Providence. Applicable transactions include in-person requests for state and national...