State Government Press Releases

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10/02/2018
Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced that yesterday Kristofer Bernier (age 27), of Woonsocket, pleaded nolo contendere before Superior Court Justice Kristin E. Rodgers to two counts of second degree child abuse. Under the terms of the plea, Bernier was sentenced to 15 years with seven...
10/02/2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - Governor Gina Raimondo and the board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today celebrated the state's Small Business Assistance Program hitting another milestone, awarding its 70th loan. Since the program was announced in November 2016, the state-backed loan fund has...
10/02/2018
Enhances RI's Law Prohibiting Credit Reporting Agencies from Charging Fees for Credit Freezes One of the biggest fears of loved ones of elderly relatives is the prospect of that relative being a victim of financial exploitation, identity theft or fraud. Attorney General Peter F....
10/02/2018
Media Contact: Captain Derek W. Borek, District A Commander, 401-444-1014 At 9:30 AM, Troopers arrested Robert Clark, age 50, of 19 Dexter Street, Johnston, RI, for: 1) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant originating out of State Police Headquarters, on the charges of 1) Reckless Driving 2) Duty to...
10/01/2018
Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Colonel Ann C. Assumpico, Superintendent of the Rhode Island State Police and Director of the Department of Public Safety, today introduced the HOPE (Heroin-Opioid Prevention Effort) Initiative, which is believed to be the first statewide program in the country to...
10/01/2018
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. Tyler Chandler (age 23) 21 Donna Street Portsmouth, RI P1-2018-2847AG
10/01/2018
PROVIDENCE, RI Secretary of State Nellie M. Gorbea is reminding eligible Rhode Islanders that they have until Sunday, October 7 to register to vote in the November 6 general election. Voters who have moved or changed their names since they last voted are also reminded to update their information...
10/01/2018
The Precautionary Boil Water Advisory that had been in place for Castle Rock Condominiums in Charlestown has been lifted. Before consuming water from this system again, people should clean and sanitize refrigerators with water dispensers and/or ice machines, replace any water treatment filter...
10/01/2018
Monday, October 1 Position: Assistant Director, Dept of Planning + Economic Dev. Job Number: 818689 Employer: City of Central Falls Location: Central Falls, RI Rate based on experience (as seen on Channel 12) Position:...
09/28/2018
PROVIDENCE The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) will stock rainbow and brook trout in Stafford Pond in Tiverton next week in advance of Columbus Day weekend a popular time for recreational fishing. Stafford Pond is among the many Rhode Island ponds and rivers being...