State Government Press Releases

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08/20/2015
The RI Department of Labor and Training announced today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July 2015 dropped to 5.8 percent, down one-tenth of a percentage point from the June 2015 rate of 5.9 percent. Over the year, the unemployment rate is down one and eight-tenths...
08/20/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Kimberly Shaw, age 41, with a last known address of 60 Olive Street, Pawtucket, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers on Tuesday to four counts of first degree child molestation. Under the terms of the plea...
08/20/2015
Position: Acoustic Ceiling/Drywall Installer Job Number: 713242 Employer: AA Ceiling Location: Cranston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Warehouse Operators Job Number: 713474 Employer:...
08/19/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Monday, Daniel Serrano, age 67, with a last known address of 339 Oakland Avenue, Providence pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to second degree murder for the 1990 murder of 32-year-old Michael Holliday. ...
08/19/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Department of Health (DOH) today reported that an August 12 sample of mosquitoes collected in the central area of North Kingstown has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). The mosquito is a species that can...
08/19/2015
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo's Overdose Prevention and Intervention Task Force met for the first time today to kick-start the development of a statewide strategy to prevent and treat drug addiction and reverse the rising tide of overdose deaths in Rhode Island. Task force co-...
08/19/2015
A Special Election for South Kingstown Town Council will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2015. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding voters in South Kingstown that the deadline to register to vote in this election is Sunday, August 23. State law requires voters to be registered at...
08/19/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and the Department of Health (RI DOH) are advising people who live near Roy Carpenter's Beach, South Kingstown, that a skunk in the area tested positive for rabies. The skunk attacked a person on Saturday, August 15. The skunk was...
08/19/2015
1,000 Free Trees to Be Provided to Rhode Island Homeowners This Fall PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management, through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the RI Tree Council and the RI Nursery and Landscape Association, will be providing 1,000 free...
08/19/2015
Position: Taxi and Limo Drivers Recruitment Job Number: 714007 Employer: Corporate Transportation of RI Location: Providence, RI $11.00 to $15.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position:Machine Operator 1 Job Number: 713387 ...