State Government Press Releases

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08/31/2018
Rhode Island Department of Health Recommends Continued Closure of Conimicut Point Beach PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reducing the area of the emergency closure of Upper Narragansett Bay to shellfishing, which it imposed Monday after a weekend...
08/31/2018
A boil water advisory is in place for the customers of five public water systems serving parts of Narragansett and South Kingstown because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. The affected water systems are: - Suez Water (customers with questions should contact Chris Jacobs at 401-...
08/31/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Oakland Beach in Warwick for swimming because of high bacteria counts. Conimicut Point Beach in Warwick remains closed for swimming due to high bacteria, and advisories continue at Georgiaville Pond in Smithfield and Slack's...
08/31/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined an 18-state coalition in filing an amicus brief in Ramos v. Nielsen, supporting plaintiffs' efforts to prevent the potential deportation of hundreds of thousands of people who hold Temporary Protected Status (TPS). In this case, plaintiffs seek a...
08/31/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that test results from three mosquito pools, or samples, from traps set in Central Falls, Cranston, and Tiverton have been confirmed positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Since July 31, eight mosquito samples...
08/30/2018
This supplemental finding addressed whether the OMA violation found in Langseth v. Air Service Development Council, OM 18-10 was willful or knowing. After reviewing all the evidence presented, we found insufficient evidence of a willful or knowing violation. The Council's actions did not indicate...
08/30/2018
The Frontier Camper Park, located at 180A Maxson Hill Road in Ashaway, is required to issue a precautionary boil water notice to its customers because the water system lost pressure. Customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption, including drinking...
08/30/2018
In light of reports that an outside special interest group has engaged in a campaign to misinform public sector employees, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today provided clarity on the Supreme Court decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Council 31...
08/30/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue (DOR) today released its FY 2019 Revenue Assessment Report for July 2018. The Revenue Assessment Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the adjusted general revenues by revenue source on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly...