State Government Press Releases

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08/01/2017
The Department of Health and the Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Blackamore Pond in Cranston due to a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins, including microcystins, that can harm humans and animals.
08/01/2017
Position: Police Officer Recruitment Job Number: 757247 Employer: Town of Bristol Location: Bristol, RI Rate based on Union contract (as seen on Channel 10 + 12) Position:Reservations Agent Job Number: 758075 ...
07/31/2017
As the news locally of increased energy rates expected this winter, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin urged members of Congress to preserve and expand the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) funding in the 2018 federal budget. ...
07/31/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick for swimming. The beaches have been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's laboratory or a...
07/31/2017
Position: Diesel Mechanic Job Number: 756800 Employer: M & G Trucking and Transportation Inc. Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Logistics & Sales Recruitment
07/30/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island State Police last night received the prestigious Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) Accreditation with Excellence Award for meeting or exceeding nearly 480 professional standards set by CALEA as part of its rigorous gold...
07/28/2017
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Jamil Ali (age 19) No Permanent Address P1-2017-2107A Jaleil...
07/28/2017
Beginning next month, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) Center for Drinking Water Quality will partner with a group of researchers at Brown University to conduct free sampling at approximately 35 selected water systems to collect data on a group of chemicals called per- and...
07/28/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth and Hazard's Beach in Newport for swimming. The beaches have been closed because of high bacteria counts. When a beach closure is recommended, water quality analysis is conducted by RIDOH's...
07/28/2017
In a letter to the House and Senate Armed Services Committees, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined attorneys general from several states and the District of Columbia expressing their opposition to the President's ban on transgender people serving in the Armed Forces. In addition to...