State Government Press Releases

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06/10/2019
The Complainant alleged the Police Department violated the APRA by failing to respond to two APRA requests for a police report related to his arrest, by denying a third APRA request for that police report, and by failing to timely respond to his administrative appeal. This Office concluded that...
06/10/2019
The Complainant alleged that the School Committee violated the OMA by discussing her employment contract in executive session at its July 16, 2018 meeting without providing her notice and an opportunity to have the discussion occur in open session. The School Committee provided an affidavit from...
06/10/2019
Complainants alleged that the Scituate Town Council violated the OMA at its September 20, 2018 meeting by voting to freeze the funds of the Land Trust and Conservation Commission without providing proper notice. This Office determined that the Town Council violated the OMA because the agenda item...
06/10/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced temporary closures of a small portion of two streets in Newport for improvements to the Newport Secondary rail line that runs between America's Cup Avenue and the Point neighborhood. Between Friday, June 14 and the end of July,
06/07/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends reopening Barrington Town Beach for swimming. This recommendation is based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits. RIDOH will continue to monitor the water quality regularly to assure safe bathing...
06/07/2019
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 found guilty in a court of law. Gerardo Borras-Gonzalez (age 32) Pawtucket, RI P1/19-2874A On June 6,
06/07/2019
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will hold an extended public hearing later this month to gather public comment on the draft air quality permit for the proposed Clear River Energy Center in Burrillville. Although the overall decision on siting and building...
06/07/2019
With the summer approaching, the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is reminding all Rhode Islanders to help keep themselves and their family members healthy and safe by taking certain precautions when storing and preparing food. "Healthy eating is not only about choosing nutritious...
06/07/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is hosting a series of recreational clamming workshops this summer. The workshops, led by DEM's Aquatic Resource Education (ARE) program, are opportunities for participants to learn how to dig for clams and the management strategies...
06/07/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 11:18 AM, Troopers arrested Natalia Beaumont, age 19, of 17 Alma Street, Providence, RI for: 1) Second District Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Technical Violation on the original charge of Simple...