State Government Press Releases

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07/01/2016
PROVIDENCE, RI Have you ever seen a copy of Declaration of Independence in person? Do you know what George Washington's handwriting looks like? In 1776, the fight for independence and the birth of our nation forever changed the international landscape. Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea...
07/01/2016
PROVIDENCE Rhode Island's First Family and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced the July schedule of events for the state's popular Great Outdoors Pursuit. The free public events include guided hikes and boating, stargazing and lighthouse tours as well...
07/01/2016
At 11:16 AM, Troopers arrested Peter Hazard, age 42, of 11 Broad Street, Providence, RI for a Third Division District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Arraignment on the charge of Willful Trespass originating from the Warwick Police Department. This arrest was the result of checking...
07/01/2016
Position: Supply Chain Manager Job Number: 727912 Employer: The Town Dock Location: Narragansett, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Production Floor Expediter Job Number: 727903 Employer: The...
06/30/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Oakland Beach in Warwick and closing Mackerel Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming. These recommendations are based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beaches. The status of a beach may change...
06/30/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today that starting next week, Shippee Sawmill Pond in Foster will be treated to help control invasive weeds that are a nuisance to fishermen and boaters. The chemical treatment, which will be applied three times...
06/30/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that James Tebow (age 70), of Pascoag, was sentenced today to a life sentence plus 20 years for multiple counts of child molestation. In addition, Tebow was ordered to have no contact with the victim, must undergo sex offender counseling, and should...
06/30/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced it will debut its new ferry service connecting Providence and Newport on July 1. The new service will run during the busy tourism season, July 1-Sept. 5, bolstering the state's economy and promoting public transit for...
06/30/2016
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. Lambert Berry (age 54) No permanent address P1-2016-2015ADV The Providence...
06/30/2016
Most Americans may not realize it, but the Fourth of July is one of the deadliest holidays of the year due to alcohol-impaired driving crashes. That's why this Fourth of July the Rhode Island State Police is stepping up enforcement efforts as part of the ongoing "DRIVE SOBER OR GET PULLED OVER"...