State Government Press Releases

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06/16/2014
As part of a statewide bridge rehabilitation project, the Middle Road Bridge that carries Middle Road over Route 4 in East Greenwich is scheduled to close for approximately two months beginning Monday, June 23, 2014. The bridge was built in 1969 and will undergo deck, joint and sidewalk repairs....
06/19/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Fred Randall (age 61), with a last known address of 128 Asylum Road, Warwick, pled nolo contendere today before Superior Court Justice Jeffrey A. Lanphear to one count of embezzlement from the University of Rhode Island (URI), where he was...
06/16/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Oscar Muralles (aka Walter Muralles, age 38), with a last known address of 99 Penn Street, Providence, was sentenced Thursday to 50 years, with 35 years to serve, for child molestation. In addition, Muralles was ordered to have no contact with...
06/16/2014
Declaration of Candidacy Period Fast Approaching PROVIDENCE, RI -- Rhode Islanders thinking of running for political office, and seeking to appear on this year's ballot must make it official by June 25th, 2014; candidates have from June 23, to June 25, 2014 to file a "declaration of candidacy"...
06/16/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has news for park goers, nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts: the free Rhode Island State Parks and Recreation Pocket Ranger® App for iPhone and Android devices has just gotten a complete overhaul, and Amazon Kindle Fire has been added to...
06/13/2014
The following ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from June 14-20, 2014. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate Highway...
06/13/2014
Department of Health (HEALTH) officials recommeded re-opening Fort Adams State Park Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. HEALTH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
06/13/2014
PROVIDENCE: The Rhode Department of Health (HEALTH) has confirmed two cases of chikungunya virus infection involving travelers who returned from the Dominican Republic on May 17 and May 29, 2014 after presenting to local physicians with fever, muscle aches and pains, and joint pain. A few other...
06/13/2014
The Rhode Island State Properties Committee ("Committee") violated the OMA when it failed to file its minutes for the August 13, 2013, September 26, 2013, October 8, 2013, November 5, 2013 and November 19, 2013 meetings on the Secretary of State's website in a timely manner. The Committee shall...
06/13/2014
PROVIDENCE: When comparing Rhode Island teen behavior to that of teens throughout the United States, Rhode Island fares far better with respect to reducing teen smoking, tobacco use, drinking, fighting, prescription drug use, unsafe sexual behaviors, and soda consumption. Rhode Island teens...