State Government Press Releases

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10/08/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 1:12 AM, Troopers arrested Jeremy Ramirez, age 29, of 150 Palm Street, North Providence, RI, for: 1) Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Sentencing on the original charge of Felony Assault,...
10/05/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced test results for the final set of mosquito samples this season. Thirty mosquito samples from 27 traps set on Monday, September 24 have tested negative for both West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine...
10/05/2018
A boil water advisory is in place for the Prudence Island Water District because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. A list of streets that are affected is available at the link below. The entire water district is affected by the boil water advisory. Residents on private wells or on...
10/05/2018
Coming off the most severe flu season that Rhode Island has seen in almost a decade, public health and healthcare leaders launched the state's annual flu vaccination campaign today with reminders about how critical flu shots are for everyone six months of age and older. "A flu shot is the...
10/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that today former Providence City Councilman Kevin Jackson (age 60), pleaded nolo contendere to charges related to the unlawful appropriation and embezzlement of funds from the Providence Cobras, a youth track & field team he operated, and campaign...
10/05/2018
The Complainant alleged the North Kingstown School Bond Subcommittee ("Subcommittee") violated the Open Meetings Act ("OMA") when its members met without providing public notice for its meetings. This Department found that the group described by the Complainant as a "Subcommittee" was not a "...
10/05/2018
Complainant alleged that the City violated the APRA when it failed to provide a 2017 version of a particular document. Because the Complainant already had the 2017 document responsive to his request, we investigated whether the Complainant's allegations represented a knowing and willful, or...
10/05/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report for June 2018. The Local 1.0 Percent Meal and Beverage Tax Collections Report compares the collections from the state's local 1.0 percent meal and...
10/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Ezekial Johnson (age 28), of Pawtucket, was sentenced today to consecutive life sentences plus 10 years for the July 2007 murder of Jose Rodriguez. Johnson was found guilty in July 2018 of first degree murder, discharging a firearm while...
10/05/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced today that Charlene Morales (age 41), of Providence, pleaded nolo contendere before Providence Superior Court Justice Joseph A. Montalbano to charges of driving under the influence, death resulting and driving to endanger, death resulting, stemming...