State Government Press Releases

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04/14/2014
Lifeguards Particularly Needed for State Swimming Facilities Including Lincoln Woods, Fort Adams, Goddard, Misquamicut, Scarborough and East Matunuck PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management is continuing its efforts to fill certified lifeguard positions in Rhode Island for...
04/14/2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina M. Raimondo will visit Ximedica to present the Treasury Young Leader Awards on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. The Young Leader Awards are presented to Rhode Island high school juniors who have demonstrated outstanding academic excellence and...
04/14/2014
Please note: An indictment, information, or complaint is merely an allegation. The U.S. Constitution guarantees that a defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in a court of law. Brian Rosa, DOB: 11/6/91 43 Lee Street Johnston, RI P1-2014-1041A The...
04/13/2014
Point of Contact for this press release is: Lieutenant Colonel Michael J. Winquist Deputy Superintendent and Chief of Field Operations (401) 444-1002 Colonel Steven G. O'Donnell, Superintendent, of the Rhode Island State Police and Commissioner of Public Safety, announces that on April 12,...
04/13/2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005) On Sunday, April 13, 2014, at 2:00 AM, Detectives arrested Jose Pons, age 45 of 85 Erie Street, Providence for three (3) counts of Casino Cheating - placing a bet with knowledge of outcome of game. Arrest result of an...
04/12/2014
MEDIA CONTACT: Major Todd Catlow, Detective Commander (#401-444-1005) On April 11, 2014, at 7:00 AM, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force, arrested Edward J. Lepore, age 21, having a last known address of 120 Colvintown Road, Coventry, RI, on a Parole Board Warrant for Violation of Parole.
04/11/2014
PROVIDENCE - The Department of Environmental Management has announced that the emergency closure of the waters of Bristol Harbor and waters in the vicinity of Hog Island that were closed to shellfishing due to high flows and high fecal coliform levels in effluent discharged from the Bristol...
04/11/2014
The following lane closures are scheduled to take place on Rhode Island's Interstate highways from April 12-18. All schedules are weather-dependent and subject to change. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/RIDOTNews for up-to-the-minute travel information. Interstate Highway...
04/11/2014
Governor Lincoln D. Chafee and the Rhode Island Science & Technology Advisory Council (STAC) today announced the recipients of the 2014 Rhode Island Research Alliance Collaborative Research Grants. The awards, totaling $806,501 will fund seven diverse teams bringing together deep expertise in...
04/11/2014
PROVIDENCE Over the course of the last year, many of our state's highly respected natural resource and wildlife specialists worked diligently to determine the Species of Greatest Conservation Need (SGCN) in Rhode Island. This list identifies those wildlife species that are in decline or...