State Government Press Releases

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07/07/2017
The kick-off event for the Skin Check 10 program of free skin cancer screenings scheduled for today at Narragansett Town Beach has been cancelled because of inclement weather. Today's screening event will be rescheduled. The remain skin check dates and locations are: Friday, July 14 12:30 p.
07/06/2017
U.S. Senator Jack Reed will join staff from the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), the Partnership to Reduce Cancer in Rhode Island, and Brown Dermatology at Narragansett Town Beach on Friday for the first of seven Skin Check 10 free skin cancer screenings to take place this summer. ...
07/11/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today the announced that paving associated with a project to resurface nearly six miles of Route 146 in Providence, North Providence and Lincoln is starting this month. As part of this project, RIDOT will correct a long-standing deficiency with...
07/05/2017
The North Smithfield Town Council did not violate the OMA when it convened into executive session for litigation purposes pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-5(a)(2). A review of the executive session minutes determined that the subject-matter was appropriate for executive session. Also, the Town...
07/06/2017
Lawsuit Filed Against Education Secretary DeVos for Delaying Rules That Protect Students and Taxpayers from Abuse by Predatory For-Profit Schools Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a coalition of 19 states in suing the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos...
07/06/2017
Position: Mayor's Office Chief Operating Officer Job Number: 755901 Employer: City of Providence Location: Providence, RI $100,000 per year (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Supervisor of Newport Water Pollution Control System:
07/05/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Melville Pond in Portsmouth due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm...
07/05/2017
The Complainant alleged that the School Committee violated the OMA when it deliberated with its attorney outside of open session. We previously addressed a nearly identical question in In re: Rhode Island Ethics Commission, ADV OM 00-03. There, we found that public body "members who merely address...
07/05/2017
Complainants alleged numerous OMA violations relating to a January 10, 2017 Town Council meeting. With respect to the alleged defect in the notice for the meeting, we found that several Complainants attended the meeting in question and that no Complainant sufficiently articulated how they were...
07/05/2017
Position: Wood Door Assemblers Job Number: 755689 Employer: Reeb Millwork Location: Smithfield, RI $14.50 to $18.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Lawn Mower Service Technician Job Number: 755787 ...