State Government Press Releases

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10/11/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI - Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding eligible voters looking to vote by mail in the November 6 general election that they have until October 16 to file their mail ballot application. New and of note this year, voters casting their ballot by mail will not have to...
10/11/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Rhode Island has ranked third in the nation for energy efficiency programs and policies, according to the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy's (ACEEE) 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The annual ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard assesses state...
10/10/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin today joined a bipartisan coalition of 34 Attorneys General in calling on the Federal Communications Commission to create new rules to allow telephone service providers to block more illegal robocalls being made to unsuspecting consumers in Rhode Island and...
10/10/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 11:45 AM, Troopers arrested Carlos Flores, age 32, of 622 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI, for: 1) Family Court Reciprocal Body Attachment. The arrest was the result of a motor vehicle stop on Valley Street, in the...
10/09/2018
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2018 State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Collections Report for June 2018. The State 5.0 Percent Hotel Tax Allocation Report, which is issued on a monthly basis, compares the collections from the state's 5.0 percent hotel...
10/09/2018
Monday, October 8 Position: Census Recruitment Job Number: 818790 Employer: US Census Bureau Location: Providence, RI $17.00 to $21.50 per hour (as seen on Channel 12) Position:Machine Operator Job Number:...
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...