State Government Press Releases

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08/09/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a 'Bioluminescence Night' at Beavertail State Park, in Jamestown, next week. The event will include an outdoor viewing of the Disney movie, Moana, stargazing, and illumination jelly fish and local sea creatures.
08/09/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced that Breene Hollow Farm in West Greenwich has been named Rhode Island's 2018 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which DEM is a member. "Rhode Island has a rich...
08/09/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding eligible Rhode Islanders of two important deadlines for the September 12 primaries. The first, quickly approaching date is the voter registration deadline on Monday, August 13. Eligible Rhode Islanders can go to vote.ri.gov to...
08/08/2018
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Warren Town Beach for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the...
08/08/2018
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces that permits for the deer hunting season, which includes the "All Outdoors" package, will go on sale starting Wednesday, August 15. Deer permits are sold as antlered deer (buck) permits or antlerless deer...
08/08/2018
Governor: "I've personally hired people in recovery because they are determined, committed and focused" PROVIDENCE, R.I. - At a one-stop job training center today in Providence, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced a new Recovery-Friendly Workplace Initiative -- supported by a $4 million federal...
08/08/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today John Carnevale (age 56), of Providence, RI, pleaded nolo contendere to one count of perjury before Superior Court Justice Bennett Gallo. Under the terms of the plea, Carnevale was sentenced to five years with nine months to serve on home...
08/08/2018
John Carnevale to be removed from primary ballot. "Today the Department of State has learned that state representative candidate for District 13, John Carnevale, pled no contest to a single felony count of perjury and received a sentence of five years suspended. Given this information, and...
08/08/2018
A public hearing will be held to consider the proposed Intended Use Plan for the Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funds for the federal fiscal year 2019 on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at the RI Department of Human Services, Louis Pasteur Building, 57 Howard Avenue, West Wing Conference Room, 1st...
08/08/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced that his office reunited nearly 50,000 people with unclaimed property in the fiscal year than ended on June 30, 2018, nearly five times the amount of any previous year. This increase is due to the launch of the...