State Government Press Releases

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07/31/2015
The Department of Health recommends re-opening Goddard Memorial State Park Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
07/31/2015
Contact: Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent Telephone: (401) 480-3001 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department Of Public Safety, announces the promotion of 47 sworn members of the Rhode Island State Police into...
07/31/2015
Program is a Win for Workers, Win for Employers and Win for Rhode Island WARWICK, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today announced the 21 recipients of the Real Jobs Rhode Island planning grants available through the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training (DLT). Real Jobs Rhode Island is a...
07/31/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Forest Environment is kicking off a new educational project this summer. By leveraging grant funding from the US Forest Service with local matching funds from the RI State Firefighter's League, along with assistance from the...
07/31/2015
On July 31, 2015 at approximately 5:00 AM, members of the Lincoln Woods Barracks responded to call for a pedestrian who was struck by a box truck on Route 146 North in the City of Providence. Members of the State Police and the Providence Fire and Rescue Department responded. The preliminary...
07/31/2015
Position: Detailer II Job Number: 711999 Employer: Hinckley Hunt Location: Portsmouth, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Paint/ Varnisher II Job Number: 712005 Employer: Hinckley Hunt Location:...
07/31/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it is undertaking an additional environmental study mandated by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), under the Section 7 Consultation provision of the federal Endangered Species Act, prior to the demolition of the...
07/30/2015
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that members of the State Police Financial Crimes Unit arrested a former Providence City Council Candidate and a campaign worker for alleged violations surrounding election...
07/30/2015
The Department of Health recommends the closure of Goddard Memorial State Park Beach in Warwick and Warren Town Beach in Warren to swimming due to high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend re-opening when the areas are safe for swimming. Water...
07/30/2015
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Health and Human Services Secretary Elizabeth Roberts today issued the following statements in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs: "Medicaid serves one in four Rhode Islanders, helping build healthier...