State Government Press Releases

Page 3 of 1099
09/16/2020
Complainant alleged that the School Committee violated the OMA when it failed to timely post minutes of its July 7, 2020 meeting on the Secretary of State's website. The School Committee conceded that its July 7, 2020 meeting minutes were not timely posted on the Secretary of State's website, and...
09/16/2020
Governor Raimondo today announced $1 million in available funding to assist businesses and organizations interested in participating in the state's Take It Outside initiative. The Take It Outside initiative is a statewide effort to encourage and increase outdoor activities for all Rhode Islanders...
09/16/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Earlier this summer, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced an ambitious 'Back to Work RI' initiative to kickstart Rhode Island's recovery from the COVID-induced economic downturn. Today, she announced a new collaboration between Jobcase and the state's Department of...
09/16/2020
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) has reviewed a second set of samples from a soil pile at RIDOT's 6-10 Interchange construction project. The samples, taken by RIDOT's consultant with oversight...
09/16/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the RI Tree Council, RI Nursery and Landscape Association, and the Arbor Day Foundation, is providing 1,200 free trees to Rhode Island homeowners this fall. Now in its eleventh season, the program helps Rhode...
09/16/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. The R.I. Department of Revenue today announces the appointment of a new leader for its Central Collections Unit (CCU). Edmund Murray, of Warwick, will lead the division formed in 2018 to recoup money owed to Rhode Island state agencies from delinquent court settlements, fees,
09/16/2020
No arrests to report. Media Contact: Major Christopher J. Dicomitis, Administrative Commander and Public Information Officer, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5603 or rispdps@risp.gov.
09/15/2020
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced that a Pawtucket man was sentenced today in Providence County Superior Court to serve 12 years at the Adult Correctional Institutions (ACI) for molesting a single victim under the age of 14 between 2016 and 2019. David Devlin (age 37)
09/15/2020
PROVIDENCE - The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) today announced EMMA Acres in Exeter has been named Rhode Island's 2020 Outstanding Dairy Farm by the Rhode Island Green Pastures Committee of which DEM is a member. "This awards program shines an important light on...
09/15/2020
On Friday, September 18, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) will close Route 104 at the Route 146 overpass in North Smithfield for installation of new beams for the structurally deficient Farnum Pike Bridge. The closure begins at 7 p.m. Friday, September 18 and runs through 7 a.m.