State Government Press Releases

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07/19/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) are advising people to avoid contact with Melville Pond in Portsmouth because of a blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can...
07/19/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Electric Boat (EB) today unveiled a strategic workforce plan aimed at addressing long-term hiring opportunities at Quonset Point. EB's Rhode Island facility currently employs 3,500 workers, and the company expects to employ more than 5,500 workers...
07/19/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Jackial Smith (age 20), of Providence pleaded guilty yesterday before Providence County Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to two separate cases for breaking and entering, possession of intent to deliver marijuana, carrying a firearm while...
07/19/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today Trisha Oliver (age 33), of West Warwick, RI, was sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to 20 years with eight years and nine months to serve and the balance suspended with probation for her role in the October 4, 2009...
07/19/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that suspended Providence Police Officer Michael McCarty (age 63), of Warwick, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Robert D. Krause to one count embezzlement. Under the terms of the plea, McCarthy was sentenced to seven years with one...
07/19/2016
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a Proclamation issued by President Obama, Governor Gina M. Raimondo has ordered U.S. and Rhode Island flags to remain at half-staff at all state facilities and buildings. The flags will remain at half-staff until sunset on July 22, 2016 in honor of the victims...
07/19/2016
The City of Woonsocket violated the APRA when it failed to respond to an aspect of the APRA request seeking a document that it did not maintain. Because the Complainant received the second document she was seeking from the City, it was unnecessary to determine whether the City violated the APRA...
07/19/2016
The City of Warwick violated the OMA when it failed to record complete meeting minutes for two vicious dog hearings on May 9, 2012 and October 7, 2015. The documents submitted by the City included the date, the three panel members present and the vote for specific requirements, however, neither...
07/19/2016
Position: Direct Support Professionals Job Number: 729078 Employer: Living Innovations Location: Throughout RI $10.00 to $11.25 per hour (as seen on Channel 10) Position: Retail Sales Recruitment Job Number: 728435 ...
07/18/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is pleased to partner with Roger Williams University School of Law to host the 18th annual Open Government Summit, scheduled for Friday, July 29, 2016, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., at the school's campus in Bristol. The Summit is free and open to the public;...