State Government Press Releases

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08/24/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that it will reopen the existing truck rest area along I-95 North, located between Exits 2 and 3. The rest area will provide additional safe parking for truck drivers, who must comply with federal regulations that limit the...
08/24/2016
Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of the Rhode Island Department of Public Safety, along with Chief Sheriff David M. DeCesare, are pleased to announce the graduation ceremony of eighteen (18) new deputy sheriffs from the Rhode Island...
08/24/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that two individuals pleaded nolo contendere yesterday to unemployment insurance benefit fraud with court-ordered restitution in excess of $34,000. "To date in calendar year 2016, we have successfully prosecuted 20 cases of unemployment insurance...
08/24/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for May 2016. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
08/24/2016
Providence, R.I.-- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2015 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for April 2016. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
08/24/2016
Position: Registered Nurse Job Number: 730814 Employer: Eastgate Nursing Rehab Center Location: East Providence, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: CNA Recruitment Job Number: 731052 Employer:
08/24/2016
PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced 96 mosquito samples from 26 traps set on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Personal protection is the first line of...
08/24/2016
At 9:42 PM, Troopers arrested Kimberly Madden, age 32, of 34 Dartmouth Street, Bristol, RI for 1) Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs 1st Offense – B.A.C. Unknown (Blood results pending). The arrest was the result of Warwick Police advising the barracks of a possible...
08/23/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Scarborough State Beach for swimming tomorrow, August 24th. The status of a beach may change daily. The most up-to-date beach information is available through a recorded message on RIDOH's beaches telephone line (401-222-2751)...
08/23/2016
CRANSTON, RI —While it continues to look for a buyer, the West Valley Inn has asked the Department of Labor and Training (DLT) to postpone a job fair for affected workers that had been scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 24, at the Providence/Cranston netWORKri One-Stop Career Center. DLT...