State Government Press Releases

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10/31/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is offering workshops for anglers interested in developing and honing their fly-tying skills. Hosted by the Division of Fish and Wildlife's Aquatic Resource Education Program, the sessions will be held from 7 p.m. to 9...
10/30/2018
Rhode Island Treasurer Seth Magaziner joined members of Rhode Island's business and veteran communities to announce a new incentive to support small business loans to veteran-owned businesses through the state's BankLOCAL program. "Small businesses are the backbone of Rhode Island's economy,...
10/30/2018
Twelve projects across six cities and towns will split $2.6 million in funding, made available by the 2016 Green Economy Bond. Supporting Governor Raimondo's commitment to clean energy, DEM selected one project that will become a solar farm and two projects with rooftop solar arrays. Another...
10/30/2018
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is identifying the couple who were pulled from rough surf off Fort Wetherill State Park in Jamestown yesterday. They are Kongjuan Wei, 51, and Xianzan Tan, 52, of 5 Calumet Street, Quincy, MA. After responding to the 911 call, which...
10/29/2018
A total of $276,614 will be invested to support specialty crop production and sales in Rhode Island PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management announced today the award of $276,614 in farm viability grants to seven Rhode Island-based groups working to support local agriculture;...
10/29/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. Treasurer Seth Magaziner today was recognized for his efforts to expand the Crime Victim Compensation Program to help victims of domestic violence, receiving a "Civic Award" during a luncheon supporting the Domestic Violence Program at Crossroads Rhode Island. Recently,...
10/29/2018
NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. - At North Providence Town Hall Governor Gina M. Raimondo and the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation announced that nine cities and towns throughout the state have been awarded Main Street RI Streetscape Improvement Fund grants. "Small businesses are the backbone of our...
10/29/2018
PROVIDENCE A woman and a man, fishing from the rocky shore and believed to be a couple, died after being recovered from the high surf at Fort Wetherill State Park in Jamestown shortly after 9:30 AM today. It is believed that a wave splashed over the rocks where the couple was standing and...
10/29/2018
Monday, October 29 Position: Inbound Insurance Sales Recruitment Job Number: 820119 Employer: MetLife Location: West Warwick, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 12) Position: Cabinet Finisher ...
10/29/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on October 31, 2018 in honor of the victims of yesterday's shooting at the Tree of Life...