State Government Press Releases

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07/18/2017
CRANSTON, R.I. The Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS) today released the detailed performance metrics dashboard that includes June data to help track the progress of the State's UHIP turnaround effort. Highlights from the dashboard include: The number of pending applications...
07/17/2017
The Town of Bristol has closed Bristol Town Beach for swimming after identifying a small leak in a sewer line near the parking area for the beach and sports complex nearby. The discharges have been contained, repairs are being made, and disinfection has taken place. However, the beach will remain...
07/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that on Friday, July 14, 2017, Roosevelt White (age 53), aka Erick Jones, of Providence, pleaded guilty to one count of second degree sexual assault and one count of extortion. Under the terms of the plea, which was reached with approval of the victim,
07/17/2017
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that a Leopoldo Belen (age 36), of Providence was sentenced to life in prison today for the April 1, 2014 sexual assault of his former girlfriend. In addition, Belen was ordered to have no contact with the victim, must undergo sex offender counseling,...
07/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Saunderstown Yacht Club in North Kingstown for swimming. The beach had been closed because of high bacteria counts. Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick and Camp Cookie in Glocester remain closed due to continuing high...
07/17/2017
Position: Regional Military Job Fair https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/first-annual-tri-state-new-england-hiring-event Employer: Multiple Employers Location: Portsmouth, New Hampshire Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10)
07/17/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced that the current restrictions on I-195 East and I-195 West between the Gano Street exit and the I-95 Interchange in Providence are slated to be lifted in time for the morning commute on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25,...
07/17/2017
Position: Electric Boat Info. Session Job Number: 740805 Employer: Electric Boat Location: North Kingstown, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 10 + 12) Position: Certified Nurse Assistant Job Number:...
07/18/2017
PROVIDENCE, RI - Governor Gina M. Raimondo today received the 2017 Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Governor of the Year Award in recognition of her leadership and commitment to strengthening the bioscience industry within Rhode Island. BIO is the world's largest trade association...
07/14/2017
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Oakland Beach for swimming. The beach, located in Warwick, had been closed because of high bacteria counts. Kent County YMCA Upper and Lower Ponds in Warwick, Camp Cookie in Glocester, and Saunderstown Yacht Club in North Kingstown...