State Government Press Releases

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03/26/2014
The Coventry Fire District ("Fire District") did not violate the OMA when it refused to allow Complainant to attend an executive meeting on January 30, 2014. Based upon the evidence presented, the portion of the meeting when the Fire District convened into a larger training room with the union...
03/26/2014
The Town did not violate the APRA when it withheld from disclosure the street addresses and states of residence for the Town's mooring permit holders. See R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-2(4)(A)I)(b); DARE v. Gannon, 713 A.2d 218 (R.I. 1998).
03/26/2014
The Fire District violated the APRA when it failed to timely respond to an APRA request in writing. See R.I. Gen. Laws 38-2-7.
03/26/2014
The Exeter Town Council did not violate the OMA when a quorum of its members convened for an unnoticed meeting because the evidence established that the Exeter Democratic Town Committee convened for a meeting and not the Exeter Town Council. The OMA expressly provides that "political part[ies,]...
03/26/2014
The Fire District violated the OMA when its 2013 annual notice did not include information required under R.I. Gen. Laws 42-46-6(a). The Fire District did not violate the OMA when its agenda topics for the September 16 and 19, 2013 meetings adequately informed the public of the nature of the...
03/26/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Christopher Blidi, (age 39) of Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to one count of first degree child molestation. Blidi was sentenced to 50 years, with 14 to serve and the remainder suspended with...
03/26/2014
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Adrian George (age 44), with a last known address of 29 Randall Street, Cranston, and Roosevelt Bonilla, (age 43) with a last known address of 186 Clarence Street, Providence, both pleaded nolo contendere to obtaining money under false pretenses...
03/26/2014
Grand Opening Set for February 28, 2014. The Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH) awarded a contract to establish a Center for Excellence and Advocacy (CEA) to Fedcap. The New York-based non-profit develops innovative and sustainable solutions...
03/26/2014
Position: Denture Mold Maker Job Number: 696816 Employer: Merluzzo Dental Lab Location: Johnston, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Assistant Legal Office Job Number: 696803 Employer:...
03/25/2014
Date: March 25, 2014 Re: Weather Advisory The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued the following weather advisories and storm warning: - Winter Weather Advisory for Newport County from...