State Government Press Releases

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08/23/2019
This Office opened an investigation into whether the Woonsocket Renewable Energy Committee ("Committee") failed to post meeting minutes for several meetings. The Committee acknowledged its failure to post meeting minutes for its January 11, 2018, June 26, 2018, October 9, 2018, and February 8,...
08/23/2019
This Office opened an investigation into whether the Saylesville Fire District ("Fire District") failed to post meeting minutes for several meetings. The Fire District acknowledged its failure to post meeting minutes for its December 13, 2018, January 10, 2019, February 4, 2019, March 4, 2019, and...
08/23/2019
Complainant, who is a member of the School Committee, alleged that the School Committee violated the OMA by not permitting him to attend an executive session of a Subcommittee of which he is not a member. This Office determined that nothing within the OMA requires the School Committee (or for that...
08/23/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that registrations are full for its Wildlife Outreach Program for the upcoming school year. More than 100 school programs will be presented throughout Rhode Island during the 2019-2020 school year. Sponsored by the Division...
08/23/2019
Traffic pattern change scheduled to begin tonight The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of a temporary traffic pattern change scheduled for this weekend for a busy off-ramp that serves traffic to Route 146 North from I-95 North in...
08/23/2019
Second phase of project will transition traffic to newly constructed bridge The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced new traffic pattern changes on the Big River Bridge which is the section of Route 3 (Nooseneck Hill Road) that passes over the Big...
08/23/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 11:10 AM, Troopers arrested Victor Cruz, age 27, of 127 Harold Street, Providence, RI for: 1) Sixth District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the original charge of Driving with...
08/23/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha today announced that as a result of a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 11 phone companies he has joined, the phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. This agreement will help protect phone...
08/22/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Bristol Town Beach as well as Dyer Woods Campground in Foster for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing throughout the beach season. The status...
08/22/2019
One-Week Closure Starts Monday, August 26 Starting Monday, August 26, through Friday, August 30, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), is scheduled to close the Nanaquaket Pond Bridge, between Bridgeport Road and Highland Road, on Route 77 (Main Road) in...