State Government Press Releases

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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.
04/30/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that attorney Patrick T. McDonald (DOB:9/22/64), with a last known address of 56 Meadow Rue Trail, Saunderstown, was sentenced to 20 years, with 4 to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for stealing approximately of $163,000 from...
04/30/2014
The Commission took the following actions: Issued Advisory Opinion 2014-9 to George O. Steere, Jr., a member of the Glocester Town Council ("Town Council"), opining that he was not prohibited by the Code of Ethics from appearing before the Town Council to provide public comments on a...
04/30/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin issued the following statement praising the decision by United States District Court Judge Mary M. Lisi in favor of the State of Rhode Island in the Cassie M. et al v. Lincoln D. Chafee et al. a case seeking institutional reform of DCYF through alleged...
04/28/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that Saturday, May 3 and Sunday, May 4 are free fishing days in Rhode Island. During those two days, all Rhode Islanders and visitors can fish in freshwaters without a fishing license or trout conservation stamp. The free fishing...
04/28/2014
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, announces that the fourth installment of the Rhode Island State Police "New Beginnings Community Outreach Initiative" forum sponsored by the Rhode Island...
04/26/2014
April 26, 2014 Contact: Captain Kevin M. O'Brien Assistant Detective Commander Rhode Island State Police Headquarters 401-444-1010 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces the arrest of an Ohio man...