State Government Press Releases

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04/28/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) advises consumers that Bake Fresh Company of Rhode Island is recalling a particular variety of '7-Eleven Fresh to Go' cookies because they may contain undeclared peanuts. The cookies being recalled are sugar cookies made with M&M chocolate candy,
04/28/2016
The Complainant, a member of the Board of Examiners for Interpreters for the Deaf ("Board"), alleged various allegations, many of which were outside the purview of the OMA. With respect to the OMA, the Complaint alleged that the Board's February 12, 2014 and June 11, 2014 minutes were not timely...
04/28/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI -- The financial markets reacted favorably today to the State of Rhode Island's first competitive bond sale in a decade, with strong demand for the state's $125.8 million of General Obligation Bonds. Strong demand for the state's first competitive bond sale since 2007 was...
04/28/2016
On Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 10:33 PM, Troopers arrested Robert Imbriglio, age 54, of 639 Dyer Avenue, Cranston, RI for passing Fraudulent Checks Under $1,500.00. The arrest was the result of a Barracks Investigation. The subject was transported to State Police Headquarters where he was...
04/28/2016
The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today announced the next steps in the tourism marketing campaign with the launch of a series of opportunities to engage Rhode Islanders called "Make It Yours" (MIY). These engagement opportunities are in addition to the data-driven strategic investments being...
04/28/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces that members of the Rhode Island State Police arrested two (2) individuals for Simple Assault and Disorderly Conduct resulting from their conduct in a crowd...
04/28/2016
Position: Billing Specialist Job Number: 723241 Employer: Epoch Sleep Center Location: Lincoln, RI $12.00 to $14.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: CNA Recruitment Job Number: 724793 Employer: Visiting Angels...
04/27/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) - in partnership with Senator Jack Reed, RI Tree Council, National Grid, and the Newport Tree Society - will hold a special celebration this Friday to mark the 129th anniversary of Arbor Day. In addition to a tree planting,...
04/27/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Nelson Godfrey (age 55), of North Smithfield, pleaded nolo contendre today before Providence Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to one count of obtaining money under false pretenses over $1,500 for collecting more than $20,000 in...
04/27/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the Town of Westerly will begin aerial application of mosquito larvicide across 500 acres of Chapman Swamp and nearby swamplands tomorrow. Spraying will take place between 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.; rain date is...