State Government Press Releases

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11/20/2017
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner today announced "YOUR MONEY" a program which is mailing money to more than 35,000 Rhode Islanders who have unclaimed property with the state. "It's hard for families to make ends meet, and ever harder when banks, insurance companies and other corporations...
11/20/2017
Monday, November 20 Position: Firefighter Recruitment Job Number: 773080 Employer: City of Pawtucket Location: Pawtucket, RI $906.40 to $1012.53 week (as seen on Channel 10+12) Tuesday, November 21 Position:Call...
11/17/2017
New partnership with Waze saves $200,000 annually The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced a data-sharing partnership with Waze, a free, real-time crowdsourced traffic and navigation app for smartphones, that will provide a feed of travel time...
11/18/2017
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Dennis B. Fleming, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005) Captain Gerald M. McKinney, Assistant Detective Commander (#401-444-1011) No arrests to report.
11/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Richard Baribault (age 42) and Troy Gunderway (age 47), both of Warwick, RI, were sentenced today by Superior Court Justice Brian P. Stern for the August 1, 2015 murder of Fernando Silva, who was affectionately known as "Captain Fredy." Troy...
11/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Westerly Water Department have lifted the boil water notice that was issued on November 15, 2017 because of an E. coli bacteria finding. Samples taken by the Westerly Water Department on November 16th were all absent of bacteria. Before...
11/17/2017
Today, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin joined a coalition of 16 Attorneys General in filing a new amicus brief opposing President Trump's third travel ban. The amicus brief, filed in support of the plaintiffs in IRAP v. Trump, urges the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit to affirm...
11/17/2017
Monies Represent State's Share from Mylan Qui Tam Settlement Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today presented a check for $1,505,081.43 to the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, which represented the state's share of a qui tam settlement previously entered into between the...
11/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that Born Smith (age 31), of Providence, pleaded guilty today before Superior Court Justice Sarah Taft-Carter to one count of first degree murder and one count of first degree arson. Under the terms of the plea, Smith was sentenced to life in prison...
11/17/2017
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, "A" Division Commander, 401-444-1008 At 11:05 PM, Troopers arrested George Lombard, age 38, of 241 Winter Street Woonsocket, RI for: Driving Under the Influence of Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs .15 or Greater / 1st Offense (Phase I: .194; Phase...