State Government Press Releases

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06/23/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Conimicut Point Beach (in Warwick) and Easton's Beach (in Newport) for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria counts at safe levels. RIDOH had recommended that Conimicut Point Beach...
06/23/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today announced that Brittney Lusiak (age 24) and Hailey Lusiak (age 21), both of Woonsocket, were arrested for multiple charges of Medicaid fraud. Both defendants are charged with five counts of medical assistance fraud and one count of obtaining money under...
06/23/2016
As a part of efforts to build healthier, thriving communities across Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is joining leading HIV prevention organizations in urging Rhode Islanders between 13 and 64 years of age to get tested at one of four free or low-cost HIV testing events...
06/23/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today swore-in Rossie Lee Harris, Jr., the new Judge of the Rhode Island Family Court. "Rossie has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to strengthening families," Raimondo said. "In his new role, I know he will continue to serve our families with...
06/23/2016
Position: Propane/Natural Gas Technician Job Number: 727486 Employer: Santoro Oil Location: Throughout RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10) Position: HVAC Technician Job Number: 727494 Employer: Santoro...
06/22/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Matthew Marcotte (age 23), of Rehoboth, MA, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice William Carnes to one count of murder and one count of conspiracy to commit felony assault for the February 10, 2015 stabbing death of 53 year-old...
06/22/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends the closure of Spouting Rock Beach in Newport; Easton's Beach in Newport; and Mackeral Cove Beach in Jamestown for swimming because of high bacteria counts. Officials will continue to monitor the water quality and recommend reopening the...
06/22/2016
Responding to recommendations from federal government, state extends testing and training timeline by 60 days to ensure smooth transition for workers and customers CRANSTON, R.I. (June 21, 2016) Rhode Island Health and Human Services Secretary Elizabeth Roberts announced today that the state...
06/22/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Curtis "Kellogg" Maxie (age 60), of Pawtucket, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Netti C. Vogel to 85 years to serve for trafficking and sexual assault, and an additional 15 years to serve as a habitual offender. In addition, Maxie is...
06/22/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced pleas yesterday against two different individuals who committed unemployment insurance benefit fraud. Kevin Rafferty (age 37), of Johnston, pleaded nolo contendere yesterday before Providence Superior Court Magistrate Patrick Burke to one count of...