State Government Press Releases

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05/22/2015
The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) leads the state's effort to reduce infectious disease and support a healthier state. To alert Rhode Islanders of the epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HEALTH released data today showing that the rates of HIV and several other STDs are...
05/22/2015
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. David Bottoms, age 44 277 Mason Street Woonsocket, RI P1-2015-1671A The...
05/22/2015
Position: E-Z Crusher Machine Operator Job Number: 710532 Employer: Metal Commodities Location: North Kingstown, RI $12.00 to $20.00 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Buffalo Wild Wings Recruitment Job Number: 710248 Employer:...
05/22/2015
BRISTOL, R.I. Governor Gina M. Raimondo, U.S. Representatives James Langevin and David N. Cicilline, members of the Rhode Island General Assembly and veterans broke ground today on a new Rhode Island Veterans Home. Rhode Island voters approved a $94 million bond in 2012 for a new 208-bed home to...
05/22/2015
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin has filed legislation in the Rhode Island Senate that prohibits medical marijuana patients and caregivers from extracting THC from marijuana using a flammable liquid. The legislation would allow compassion centers to extract THC using a flammable liquid only...
05/22/2015
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management's Division of Fish and Wildlife announces that registration is open for two workshops on freshwater fly-fishing. Hosted by the Division's Aquatic Resource Education (ARE) program, an introductory workshop on freshwater fly-fishing will be...
05/22/2015
Memorial Day Weekend is here and all Rhode Island state and licensed beaches are open for the 2015 beach season! Have a fun and healthy summer!
05/22/2015
Position: Lead Teacher Job Number: 707765 Employer: Children's Friend Location: Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Early Childhood Clinician Job Number: 710205 Employer: Children's Friend ...
05/21/2015
Contact: Captain Christopher J. Dicomitis, Assistant Detective Commander Telephone: (401) 444-1012 E-Mail: christopher.dicomitis@risp.dps.ri.gov Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Department of Public Safety, announces...
05/21/2015
Water Quality Improvements Lead to Reclassification of Two Areas in Newport and Westerly from Prohibited to Approved for Shellfish Harvesting PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announces that as a result of improved water quality conditions, two areas that have been closed...