State Government Press Releases

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08/25/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Bristol Town Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that measured bacteria counts at the beach. Currently, all licensed beaches are open and safe for swimming. The status of a beach may...
08/25/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Lieutenant Governor Daniel J. McKee issued the following statement on the release of Rhode Island's PARCC scores: "While today's PARCC results show some positive movement, it is clear that we must do more. We must set higher expectations and measure those expectations in the...
08/25/2016
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. Ivander DeBurgo (age 18) 22 Rosewood Street Pawtucket, RI P1-2016-2472A</
08/25/2016
Public Workshop to be held on Wednesday, September 7 PROVIDENCE, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announced today a second public workshop on the State's new Farmland Acquisition Program (FAP). FAP, approved by voters as part of a 2014 environmental bond...
08/29/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today released the following statement on the PARCC scores: "As we continue to focus on growing the Rhode Island economy and preparing young people for the challenging careers of the 21st-century, we have to develop and support great schools and a...
08/25/2016
Position: Bilingual Call Center Specialists Recruitment Job Number: 729546 Employer: Tunstall Location: Pawtucket, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Journeyman Electrician, Industrial, 2nd Shift ...
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...