State Government Press Releases

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11/04/2020
The precautionary boil water notice issued to customers of the Westerly Water Department is lifted. The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) and the Westerly Water Department alerted customers to this precautionary boil water notice on November 2nd because of a water main break that had the...
11/04/2020
Providence, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Department of Revenue today released its FY 2021 Cash Collections Report for September 2020. The Cash Collections Report, which is issued monthly, compares current fiscal year cash collections by revenue item on a fiscal year-to-date and monthly basis to prior...
11/04/2020
The Complainant alleged the Department violated the APRA when it denied his request for certain "reports or investigations" related to a specific private citizen and filed by specific private citizens. The Department declined to confirm or deny whether such records existed and maintained that if...
11/04/2020
The Complainant alleged that the Council violated the OMA by discussing the Complainant's employment outside of a properly noticed meeting. Based on the totality of the evidence presented, we did not find sufficient evidence that a quorum of the Council engaged in a collective discussion regarding...
11/04/2020
The Complainant alleged that RIDE violated the OMA and the Governor's Executive Order when participants at its July 21, 2020 virtual meeting were not permitted to activate their videos or use a chat box feature. The OMA expressly provides that it does not require "any public body to hold an open...
11/03/2020
Media Contact: Captain Matthew C. Moynihan, District B Commander, Rhode Island State Police, 401-764-5608 or rispdps@risp.gov At 4:30 PM, Troopers arrested Dennis Dipinto, age 57, of 135 Rock Street, Fall River, MA for: 1) Driving Under the Influence of an Intoxicating Liquor and/or Drugs - 1st...
11/03/2020
At approximately 7:00 AM, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force and members of the Pawtucket Police Department arrested Olivio D. Leverone, age 33, of 73 Hawes Street, Central Falls, Rhode Island for an Affidavit and Arrest warrant drafted by the Pawtucket Police Department for Delivery of a...
11/03/2020
At 1:00 PM, members of the Violent Fugitive Task Force and HIDTA Task Forces, Uniform members of the Lincoln Woods Barracks and West Warwick Police Department arrested Isidroe Kelly, age 43, of 575 Dyer Avenue, Apt. C25, Cranston, Rhode Island for the following 1.) Affidavit and Arrest Warrant...
11/02/2020
Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for Customers of the Westerly Water System The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is alerting customers of the Westerly Water System that they should boil their water before consuming it because of a water main break that could cause loss of...
11/02/2020
The Department of Human Services (DHS) recently changed the bank that issues State Supplemental Payments (SSP). As a result, the Department learned Monday that about 8,000 SSP recipients did not get their benefits direct deposited on November 1, 2020. DHS has a list of impacted SSP customers...