State Government Press Releases

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11/14/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Raimondo issued the following statement in commemoration of Veterans Day: "On Veterans Day, we take time to thank the women and men who have dedicated their lives to protecting our freedom. We honor the countless personal sacrifices made in service to our great...
11/09/2018
Chimera Inc. (Davis Mobile Home Park), located at Everson Drive in Glocester, is issuing a precautionary boil water notice to its customers because the water system lost pressure. Customers should boil vigorously for at least one minute all water used for human consumption, including drinking and...
11/09/2018
Restrictions begin November 16 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today announced the start of a $42.6 million construction project to rehabilitate bridges that carry I-295 at its interchange with Routes 6 and 6A in Johnston (Exit 9). This work will require...
11/09/2018
Motorists urged to plan ahead for changes starting November 10 The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) is reminding motorists of work starting this weekend on a series of traffic pattern changes as construction advances on the reconstruction of the $410 million...
11/08/2018
A boil water advisory is in place for Mr. Z's Restaurant by the Lake at 2400 Putnam Pike Chepachet (Glocester) because E. coli bacteria was found in the water supply. Customers should boil vigorously, for at least one minute, all water used for consumption. Alternatively, customers can use...
11/08/2018
The Town of Lincoln violated the APRA when it failed to respond to the Complainant's APRA request within ten (10) business days. See R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-7. As the Complainant was in possession of the responsive documents, injunctive relief was not appropriate. Based upon the specific facts,...
11/08/2018
Complainant alleged that the RISCA violated the APRA when it produced information responsive to his request but redacted information concerning the "Anticipated Amount of Motion Picture Tax Credit" pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 38-2-2(4)(B). We observed that another statute – R.I. Gen. Laws §§ 44-31.
11/08/2018
The Complainant alleged the Department of Environmental Management ("DEM") violated the Access to Public Records Act ("APRA") when the Complainant requested copies of certain written conservation management plans for farmland property and DEM provided four written conservation plans but did not...
11/08/2018
The Complainant alleged the Pawtucket School Department violated the APRA because the document it provided in response to his request was not the document Complainant sought. This Department found no violation of the APRA because it was the Complainant's duty as requestor to frame his request...
11/08/2018
The Davies Career and Technical High School ("School") violated the OMA when it convened into executive session pursuant to R.I. Gen. Laws § 42-46-5(a)(1), yet did not discuss any person's job performance, character, or physical or mental health. Rather, the School's discussion centered on the...