State Government Press Releases

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05/05/2014
During National Drinking Water Week (May 4-10), the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) wants all Rhode Islanders to learn about the value of tap water. "Drinking Water Week is an opportunity for all of us to remember how healthy drinking tap water really is," said Director of Health...
05/05/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode State Police and Commissioner of the Department of the Public Safety, announces that on May 4, 2014, Troopers arrested, Harold Polanco, age 22, from 386 Cornelia St. Brooklyn, NY and Junior Polanco Brito, age 26, from 367 Weirfield...
05/05/2014
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome rates rising in tandem with drug overdose rates Providence-- Rates of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome have continued to rise in Rhode Island after nearly doubling from 4.4 per 1,000 live births in 2005 to 8.3 per 1,000 live births (90 cases) in 2012. Already in the...
05/05/2014
Position: Police Officers Job Number: 697150 Employer: City of Warwick Location: Warwick, RI $750.64 per week (as seen on Channel 10 and 12) Position: Conference Operations Associate Job Number: 697548 Employer: Gordon Research...
05/03/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on May 2, 2014 at 11:50 PM, Troopers assigned to the Lincoln Barracks conducted a motor vehicle stop on Chalkstone Avenue in the City of Providence. This motor vehicle...
05/02/2014
The following exit, ramp and lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from May 3-9, 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...
05/02/2014
The Tiverton Tax Assessment Board of Review ("Board") did not violate the OMA prior to the start of its January 13, 2014 meeting as there was no evidence that a quorum of the Board collectively discussed public business outside the purview of the public.
05/02/2014
The complaint alleged that the Warwick Minimum Housing Review Board violated the OMA when they did not allow the Complainant to videotape the January 6, 2014 meeting. In this Department's finding of Pagliarini v. Kent County Water Authority, OM 06-24, we recognized that the United States District...
05/02/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 12:05 PM, the Woonsocket Police Department put out a broadcast over the Police Intercity radio for a gold-colored Nissan bearing Rhode Island...
05/02/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announced at a press conference this morning the full deployment of Narcan to members of the Rhode Island State Police. This is in response to the epidemic of drug overdose deaths in...