State Government Press Releases

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09/24/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin, chair of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Eastern Region, will host a two-day conference in Providence on September 30 and October 1, which will address the issues of sexual assault on college campuses. During the meeting, panelists will...
09/24/2014
Providence -- The Department of Health (HEALTH) and the Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are advising people to avoid recreational activities in Spectacle Pond in Cranston and Turner Reservoir, Central Pond, Lower Ten Mile River, and Omega Pond in East Providence because a blue-green...
09/24/2014
Contact: Lieutenant Christopher J. Dicomitis, Detective Bureau, RI State Police Headquarters Telephone: (401) 301-6171 E-Mail: Christopher.dicomitis@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces...
09/24/2014
Contact: Captain Robert S. Wall, District "A" Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1011 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that on September 27, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.<
09/24/2014
Once again, police departments and law enforcement agencies across Rhode Island will participate in the very popular Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, September 27th, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Created by the DEA, Prescription Drug Take Back Day gives the public the opportunity...
09/24/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Health today received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a confirmed case of enterovirus D68 infection (EV-D68) involving an adult. The adult, who was recently hospitalized, has since improved and been discharged. This...
09/24/2014
Position: Seasonal Drivers Job Number: 702099 Employer: Federal Express Location: Statewide in RI $12.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Electrical Maintenance Technician Job Number: 702089 Employer: Toray Plastics ...
09/23/2014
The Nasonville Fire Department/District ("Department/District") violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to Complainant's APRA request dated January 15, 2014. See R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7. The Department/District was allowed ten (10) business days to provide a response explaining why...
09/23/2014
The Charlestown Planning Commission ("Commission") violated the OMA during its May 7, 2014 meeting when it took a secret "preliminary" paper vote. The Commission also violated the OMA when the minutes failed to include a record by individual members of any votes taken regarding this "preliminary"...
09/23/2014
Providence, RI Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announced today the selection of Cheryl Burrell as the state's first-ever Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Opportunity. In this role, Ms. Burrell will lead the state's newly-created executive division entitled the Office of Diversity, Equity,...