State Government Press Releases

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04/22/2016
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue released its FY 2016 Revenue Assessment Report for March 2016 today. 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 basis to...
04/22/2016
11 Shred-a-Thons to be Held Across Rhode Island - New Locations Added Back by popular demand, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin is once again holding a week-long series of "shred-a-thons" across Rhode Island to help consumers safely and securely get rid of documents and materials that...
04/22/2016
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is encouraging Rhode Islanders to get outdoors and get active tomorrow for Earth Day. Community cleanups are scheduled around the state, and plentiful recreational opportunities will be offered. "Rhode Island has a wide...
04/21/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management are advising people to avoid contact with Scott Pond in Lincoln due to a confirmed blue-green algae (or cyanobacteria) bloom in the pond. Blue-green algae can produce toxins that can harm...
04/21/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, today announced the arrest and indictment of four individuals charged with the murder of Kerry Mello, 36, of Cranston. On April 20, 2016, the...
04/20/2016
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is issuing a precautionary boil water advisory for consumers of the SUEZ water system on two streets in Wakefield. The advisory is in effect for consumers on Narragansett Avenue and on Old Tower Hill Road from the Dale Carlia Shopping Center to the...
04/20/2016
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Curtis "Kellogg" Maxie (age 60), of Pawtucket, was found guilty today by a Providence County Superior Court jury of three counts of first degree sexual assault, one count of sex trafficking of a minor, and one count of conspiracy to commit sex...
04/20/2016
Secretary Gorbea urges voters to confirm polling locations and times at sos.ri.gov/vic PROVIDENCE, RI Thousands of Rhode Islanders will vote on Tuesday, April 26, to elect delegates to the Democratic and Republican National Conventions and to signal their choice for either party's...
04/20/2016
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. Rezhaun Braddock (age 20) 61 Hurdis St. North Providence, RI P1-2016-...
04/20/2016
The Complainant alleged the Cumberland Fire District ("CFD") violated the OMA when the agenda for one of its meeting did not include a time the meeting was to commence. The Complainant did not attend the meeting in question, nor did he attend any of the CFD's meetings. This Department sent...