State Government Press Releases

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06/12/2019
Approximately 2,900 Rhode Island Student Loan Authority (RISLA) borrowers will have their outstanding student loan balance reduced as part of a Loan Forgiveness Program announced today by RI General Treasurer Seth Magaziner and Charles Kelley, Executive Director of RISLA. RISLA can reduce these...
06/12/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 1:35 PM, Troopers arrested Nicole Delmonaco, age 21, of 205 Laurel Hill Avenue Apartment #6, Providence, RI for: 1) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant originating out of the Providence Police Department for the charge of...
06/11/2019
The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) recommends closing Spring Lake Beach in Burrillville for swimming because of high bacteria levels. RIDOH will continue to monitor and review beach water quality regularly to ensure safe bathing throughout the summer season. The status of a beach may...
06/11/2019
Media Contact: Captain Darnell S. Weaver, District A Commander, 401-764-5612 At 10:55 AM, Troopers arrested Gina Russo, age 31, of 3 Langsberries Avenue, North Providence, RI for: 1) Providence Superior Court Bench Warrant for Failure to Appear for Cost Review, on the original charge of...
06/11/2019
PROVIDENCE The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) announces the permanent protection of 43 acres of forested land in Charlestown for public recreational access. The property consists of a mix of pine and deciduous upland forest with some small wetland areas including two small streams....
06/10/2019
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner today paid a surprise visit to Edward S. Rhodes Elementary School in Cranston to recognize James Gemma as Rhode Island's Financial Literacy Educator of the Year. "Teaching our students the skills they need to manage their personal finances responsibly leads to...
06/10/2019
Attorney General Peter F. Neronha announced today that James Stevens (age 31), of Providence, was sentenced before Superior Court Justice Luis M. Matos to 30 years for the 2016 manslaughter death of Jasper Williams. Stevens was found guilty by a Providence County Superior Court jury on April 9,...
06/10/2019
The Complainant alleged that the Woonsocket Planning Board violated the OMA by voting to hire an attorney to provide a legal opinion because the meeting agenda only stated that the Board would discuss hiring an attorney. This Office determined that the Board violated the OMA by failing to provide...
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...