State Government Press Releases

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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...
05/01/2014
Contact: Lieutenant Colonel Michael J. Winquist, Deputy Superintendent Telephone: (401) 444-1002 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner/Director of Public Safety, announces that there will be a press conference on: Friday, May 2,...
05/01/2014
Bedding Plants, Flowers Available at Farmers' Markets for Mother's Day, Memorial Day PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that four farmers' markets located in state parks will open on a weekly basis beginning tomorrow. For the first few weeks, the popular markets...
05/01/2014
Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis to Honor High School Seniors from Class of 2014 For Their Civic Service PROVIDENCE, RI -- Secretary of State A. Ralph Mollis will honor students from all across Rhode Island with the 2014 Civic Leadership Award at a State House ceremony on Friday, May 9,...
04/30/2014
The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) are advising people in the area of Princeton Avenue and Burnett Street in Providence that a raccoon attacked and bit or scratched two residents on April 30th and has tested positive for rabies.