State Government Press Releases

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07/24/2014
The Department of Health (HEALTH) recommends the closure of Scarborough State Beach South in Narragansett to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the area is safe for swimming. Water quality analysis is conducted...
07/24/2014
Whole Foods Market has recalled made-in-store items prepared with organic and conventional stone fruit, including peaches, nectarines, and plums from Wawona Packing Co. because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. While no illnesses have been reported to-date, Listeria...
07/24/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science and Technology Advisory Council (STAC), an initiative implemented from within Commerce RI, today announced the six recipients of Rhode Island Collaborative Research Grants. The awards will provide $445,092 in support to projects, representing...
07/24/2014
Position: Seal Coater/Laborer Job Number: 700052 Employer: J.J. Royal Striping Company Location: Providence, RI $10.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: General Laborers Job Number: 699661 Employer: TruGreen ...
07/23/2014
PROVIDENCE - Based on acceptable results of shellfish samples collected on Monday in the Kickemuit River, the Department of Environmental Management announces that shellfish harvesting in the Kickemuit River will re-open at sunrise on Thursday, July 24, barring additional rainfall greater than one-...
07/23/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on July 23, 2014, members of the Rhode Island State Police Major Crimes Unit arrested Michael T. Farley, age 45, of 26 Hunter Avenue, Newport, Rhode Island for...
07/23/2014
Providence, RI - Detailed plans of eight key industry sector coalitions to continue confronting the skills mismatches and training gaps that challenge the state's workforce development efforts have gotten the go-ahead, the Governor's Workforce Board of Rhode Island (GWB) announced today. "...
07/23/2014
July 23, 2014 Contact: Major Todd E. Catlow Detective Commander Rhode Island State Police Headquarters (401) 444-1005 todd.catlow@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces...
07/23/2014
Position: Quality Control Technician Job Number: 699910 Employer: Advanced Interconnections Corp. Location: West Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Kitchen Manager/Chef Job Number: 699914 ...
07/22/2014
Motorists traveling westbound on Point Street, between the Point Street Bridge and Eddy Street, will be required to follow a detour beginning Monday, July 28. A signed detour will be in place using South Main Street to College Street to cross the Providence River. Next, follow Memorial Boulevard...