Law Students Spend Spring Break in Central Falls

Mayor James Diossa today thanked three Roger Williams University law school students, Mackenzie Collins, Kathrine Morin and Alexander Joyal who just spent a full-time week in the Central Falls' Law Department as part of the law school's "Alternative Spring Break" program.  Students in the program dedicate their spring break to serving the public interest.  

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Standard & Poor's Significantly Upgrades Central Falls Credit Rating To Investment Grade

Central Falls – Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s has raised Central Falls’ long-term bond rating three notches from “BB” to “BBB” placing the City in Investment Grade. The significant upgrade comes as S&P reaffirms that “Central Falls is operating under a much stronger economic and management environment since emerging from bankruptcy in 2012. The city has had several years of strong budgetary performance, and has fully adhered to the established post-bankruptcy plan.”

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Central Falls Kicks Off Noise Ordinance Education Campaign

Central Falls, RI – With warm summer weather right around the corner, Central Falls City Council President Robert Ferri is leading the effort to educate the public about the city’s noise ordinance (full ordinance below). The campaign is a collaboration between schools, law enforcement, and City Hall to reach residents who may not be aware of the city’s ordinance designed to curb excessive noise and protect the quality of life in the community

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Mayor Diossa Signs City of Central Falls FY 2017 Budget Into Law

Mayor Diossa Signs City of Central Falls FY 2017 Budget Into Law
 
Adopted budget lowers city’s residential property tax rate for first time in 10 years
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Mayor Diossa's FY 2017 City Budget Address

May 12, 2016

Good evening and welcome to Central Falls!

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Pawtucket Times: All Aboard, Anchors Aweigh

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Blackstone Valley Explorer riverboat back in the water after stem-to-stern overhaul Two local institutions have a new lease on life this spring

CENTRAL FALLS – With passengers including local officials, fourth-grade students from Blackstone Valley Prep Academy, and representatives from Mystic Aquarium, the Blackstone Valley Explorer Riverboat on Friday morning sailed off for its maiden voyage for the 2016 season but not before the refurbished boat was christened by a bath of Narragansett beer.

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Providence Journal: Clinton blasts Trump in R.I. stop

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Campaigns ahead of Tuesday's primary with criticism of opponent Bernie Sanders, but also Republican candidates Donald Trump and Ted Cruz.

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. — To the beat of Rachel Platten's "Fight Song," Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton rallied supporters in Central Falls on Saturday, aiming to fend off Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's primary and taking swings at Donald Trump.

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Providence Journal: Central Falls' diversity made it appealing choice for Clinton rally, say Democrats

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Not much larger than 1 square mile, Central Falls isn't a place that usually comes up on the national political radar.

So, why did Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton choose the densely populated, economically challenged city as the site of her Rhode Island rally Saturday?

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Arbor Day Foundation Names Central Falls Tree City USA for 2015

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Central Falls, was named a 2015 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. This is the second consecutive year that the city earned this distinction.

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Pawtucket Times: Students help keep Central Falls green

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CENTRAL FALLS – After departing from Calcutt Middle School, students in Central Falls will proceed down Perry Street to Summer Street, where they will continue their education at Central Falls High School.

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