Central Falls honors veterans on 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Central Falls honored veterans on the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, Sunday, Nov. 12, 2018. 

 

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Coming train station changes the game for two cities

PAWTUCKET – The new train station on the Pawtucket/Central Falls line might still be more than two years away from completion, but its status as a future certainty is already having a strong impact, with new residential developments going in and investors pouncing on properties in the neighborhood, say officials.

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Central Falls’ Halloween celebration draws diverse cultures

“This is a safe and family-oriented Halloween day event for the city,” said Tracey Giron, the director of parks and recreation in Central Falls, who added that in a city with such a diverse array of cultures, keeping things loose-ended is important.

 

 

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Affordable housing replaces overgrown, vacant lot

Affordable housing units in Pawtucket and Central Falls - part of the Branch Blackstone project by PCF Development - are officially welcoming their first tenants. 

 

 

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New CF Parks Director Tracey Giron is first woman to lead her department

CENTRAL FALLS- The first female head of the city's Parks and Recreation Department, Tracey Giron is not timid about taking on new responsibilities. "I think that's something I feel really proud about. It speaks volumes... I feel like it shows as long as you're dedicated, you can really do anything," Giron said.

 

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5th Annual Celebrating Hope in Central Falls

Navigant Credit Union in partnership with the Gloria Gemma Foundation and the City of Central Falls hosted the 5th Annual Celebrating Hope in Central Falls event on October 10th. The celebration included health information, healthy drinks, awesome raffle prizes, and much more. Many showed up wearing pink in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month; the event was a success and we look forward to hosting again next year.

Thank you to our vendors and providers, Central Falls Fire Department, Central Falls Police Department, Blackstone Valley Community Health Care, Gloria Gemma Foundation, Subway, La Casona Restaurant, YWCA, Mujeres Positivas de Central Falls, and The Learning Community for helping continue this wonderful event!

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City of Central Falls:
Samuel Ogundare
Office: 401-616-2443
Cell: 401-318-3788
sogundare@centralfallsri.us

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Central Falls 27th Annual Car Show

The City of Central Falls welcomed all to their 27th Annual Car Show Held on Dexter Street

The 27th annual Central Falls Car Show featured 100 cars of all different makes and models. The event was held on Sunday, September 30 on Dexter Street and took place from 11 am to 3 pm.

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City of Providence, City of Central Falls File Lawsuit Against the U.S. Department of Justice

Mayors Join Together to Block Efforts to Cut Funding to Inclusive, Welcoming Cities

PROVIDENCE, RI – Mayor Jorge Elorza and Mayor James Diossa joined public safety officials and community members to announce that the City of Providence and the City of Central Falls filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) seeking a Temporary Restraining Order to prevent the Trump Administration from imposing new, inappropriate conditions on certain public safety grants for law enforcement. 

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Pawtucket Times: A World of Flavors in One Square Mile

Central Falls officials and local restaurateurs promote upcoming Restaurant Week

CENTRAL FALLS — You can sample a world of flavors within the single square mile of Central Falls, and city officials joined local restaurateurs on Monday afternoon to promote the upcoming Restaurant Week.

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Farmers and friends at Forand

Central Falls Mayor James Diossa joins LISC Rhode Island staff members and participants at the Intergenerational Farmers Market Project at Forand Manor in Central Falls.

CENTRAL FALLS – The Macarena, that pop dance craze that swept the nation in the mid90s, experienced a brief resurgence yesterday afternoon as seniors and teens took to the floor at Forand Manor to mark out those familiar moves.

Mayor James Diossa even joined in and encouraged seniors to participate with residents cheering on.

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