State Government Press Releases

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12/10/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea announced today that there will be a special election in Rep District 68 to fill the seat of Representative Kenneth Marshall on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Representative District 68 includes parts of Bristol and Warren. "This morning we received...
12/10/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 On 12/9/2018 at 9:40AM, Troopers arrested Avelino Torres, age 23, of 10 Tuxedo Street, Providence, RI on an active Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review on the original charge of Manufacturing /
12/10/2018
Monday, December 10 Position: Technical Specialist I Job Number: 821243 Employer: Cox Communications Location: West Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Software Engineer ...
12/09/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 12:57 PM, Troopers arrested Donovan Brown, age 32, of 54 Stonelaw Avenue Apartment #2, Providence, RI for: 1) Bank Fraud 2) Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses Over $1,500 3) Passing of Counterfeit Cert/Bills/...
12/08/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 10:00 AM, Troopers arrested Sharlene Cruz, age 24, of 55 Robin Street, Providence, RI for: 1) Bank Fraud 2) Obtaining Money Under False Pretenses/ Over $1500 3) Conspiracy-Felony. The arrest was the result of a...
12/07/2018
The Complainant alleged that the Police Department violated the APRA when it withheld a requested arrest report pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws 12-1-12 and R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(D)(c). We noted that a 1984 letter from then-Attorney General Dennis J. Roberts to then-Superintendent of the Rhode...
12/07/2018
The Providence Board of Licenses ("Board") sought an Open Meetings Act ("OMA") Advisory Opinion from this Department concerning whether the Board may meet in executive session for deliberation during or at the conclusion of the presentation of evidence in a show-cause hearing. We found no...
12/07/2018
The Middletown DHS regional family center is moving to 31 John Clarke Road, Middletown on December 10, 2018. The new site is located in the Child & Family building. That organization has a similar mission: that individuals and communities thrive when supported by strong families and that...
12/07/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are lifting the remaining blue-green algae advisories for bodies of water in Rhode Island. Recent visual surveys of locations under advisory found that there were no blooms of blue-...
12/07/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI This week, New American Leaders honored Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea with the 2018 New American Hero Award for her work in improving access to the ballot box. Each year the nonpartisan organization, which is focused on bringing New Americans into the political process,...