State Government Press Releases

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11/03/2017
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the US Army Corps of Engineers will hold a special ceremony next week to mark completion of a restoration project at the Camp Cronin Fishing Area in Narragansett. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy caused...
11/03/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is alerting motorists on I-195 West in Providence to the possibility of delays because of work to repair bumpy pavement on a portion of the highway leading to I-95 South. Construction is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday night, November...
11/03/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is alerting motorists on I-195 West in Providence to the possibility of delays because of work to repair bumpy pavement on a portion of the highway leading to I-95 South. Construction is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Sunday night,...
11/03/2017
Members of the Employees' Retirement System of Rhode Island should be prepared to experience delays in retirement application processing and member service inquiries in coming months as the voluntary retirement incentive is expected to generate a high volume of inquiries and retirement...
11/02/2017
Complainant alleged that the MBRTF violated the OMA after its July 19, 2017 meeting when it discussed MBRTF business in the parking lot. Although we were presented with conflicting narratives of what transpired in the parking lot on July 19, 2017, we found credible the five-time corroborated...
11/02/2017
The Complainant alleged that the City of Warwick violated the APRA when, after he paid the fee associated with his APRA request, the City informed him it would take an additional five (5) to seven (7) days to produce the copies. The Complainant alleged that period of time was unreasonable. The...
11/02/2017
The Complainant alleged that the Fire District violated the APRA when it withheld a tape recording of a public meeting pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(K) as a "draft[.]" Because the tape recording contained no mental impressions and did not otherwise fall within Exemption (K), we found that...
11/02/2017
The Complainant alleged the City violated the APRA when it improperly denied her APRA request wherein she sought fourteen (14) calendar dates, all of which were prospective in nature, of one particular City Solicitor. We concluded these calendar entries would show precisely where and when this...
11/02/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) are lifting the advisories that had warned the public to avoid contact and recreational activities with several bodies of water in Rhode Island because of blue-green algae blooms. However,
11/02/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Shamika Ramos, age 31, of Pawtucket, was sentenced yesterday by Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to five years, with 18 months to serve and the remainder suspended with probation, for second degree child abuse. In addition, she was ordered...