State Government Press Releases

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08/22/2016
The Department of Human Services will conduct a public hearing to allow interested groups, organizations, and all segments of the public an opportunity to comment on the proposed state plan for the RI Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. This hearing will be held on Tuesday, August 30, 2016...
08/22/2016
Since July 1, 2016, Unclaimed Property has reunited more than $1.4 million to its rightful owners PROVIDENCE, RI - During the first six weeks of the fiscal year, the Unclaimed Property Division of Rhode Island Treasury has successfully processed over 1,545 claims, returning $1,466,470 back to...
08/19/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising the public to avoid contact with Warwick Pond in Warwick due to a probable blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can release toxins that...
08/19/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Watson Reservoir in Little Compton, Lawton Valley Reservoir in Portsmouth, and North Easton Pond in Middletown because of blue-green algae (or...
08/19/2016
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Kelvinson Rojo (age 26) 43 Marietta Street, Apt 1 Providence, RI P1-2016-2437AG Joshua...
08/19/2016
Asian Longhorned Beetle, Emerald Ash Borer have potential to cause extensive tree damage PROVIDENCE –The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is asking the public – and in particular, those in regular contact with trees – to report sightings of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (
08/19/2016
Position: Uniform Room Seamstress/Tailor Job Number: 730811 Employer: Cintas Corporation Location: Lincoln, RI $15.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Electrician Job Number: 730339 Employer: Candela Systems ...
08/18/2016
New figures released today indicate that the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation's marketing efforts, in conjunction with the state's tourism regions, are producing positive results. According to data from STR, Inc., a leading global travel-industry monitoring service, shows that hotel room revenue...
08/18/2016
Position: School Bus Drivers and Monitors Job Number: 730626 Employer: City of Cranston Location: Cranston, RI $16.32 to $19.14 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Bilingual Call Center Representative Job Number: 730502<...
08/17/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Ken Ayars, chief of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) Division of Agriculture will be available to answer questions about the State's new Farmland Acquisition Program (FAP). FAP, which was approved by voters as part of an environmental bond in 2014,...