Mayor James A. Diossa Unveils Central Falls Children’s Book

Proceeds to go to McKenna Center and RI Historical Society for Children Programming

Central Falls – On Thursday, June 14th, Mayor James A. Diossa unveiled his commissioned “The World in One Square Mile: Central Falls,” a children’s book chronicling the many people and cultures that together have paved Central Falls’ remarkable history. The book, which was written by Dr. Morgan Grefe, and funded through a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation, is available for purchase on Amazon and Stillwater River Publications.

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Sound Fiscal Management Staple of Central Falls as 2019 Budget for Fiscal Year Approved

Residents and Businesses face no tax increase for 2019 Fiscal Year

Central Falls – On Tuesday, June 12th, the Central Falls City Council approved Mayor James A. Diossa’s proposed budget for the 2019 fiscal year. The budget was highlighted by Mayor Diossa’s decision to forego a tax increase for residents and businesses in the city.

“I am grateful that we were able to pass the budget for fiscal year 2019 with no substantial changes to what my administration originally proposed,” said Mayor James A. Diossa. “I am thrilled that our residents will have no tax increase while also receiving the same high quality services that have turned our City around.”

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Central Falls to Host First Ever Memorial Day Ceremony at Recently Opened Veterans Memorial Park

Central Falls – On Monday, May 28th, Mayor James A. Diossa and the City of Central Falls will be honoring the men and women who our country at the Veterans Memorial Park, which was formally opened on Veterans Day less than a year ago. This event, which will be the first ever, will begin at 9:30am.

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“Test Run” to go Extra Mile to Spread Word About Nation’s Only Census Test

One-mile road race in Central Falls will raise awareness of census run in Providence County

Central Falls, R.I. May 17, 2018 – The success of the 2020 census could very well hinge on the nation’s only end-to-end test for the once-a-decade, constitutionally required head count of the U.S. population. But far too few people know that this test run is taking place right now, right here in Providence County, R.I.

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Mayor James A. Diossa’s Fiscal Responsibility Yields No Tax Increase in Central Falls

Central Falls – On Tuesday, May 15th, Mayor James A. Diossa delivered his vision and goals for the City’s 2019 fiscal year at the Central Falls High School auditorium. The speech was streamed on Facebook live here. The city budget is also available online here.

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Transformative Economic Development Initiative Launched in Pawtucket/Central Falls

Sparked by New Train Station & Transit Hub 150-Acre Conant Thread District Poised to Attract Major Investors

Pawtucket, RI (May 3, 2018) – The new Conant Thread district- a planned transit oriented development in Pawtucket and Central Falls - today was recognized as Rhode Island’s next economic hot spot, an example of an incredible federal state and local collaboration that will not only transform the two cities but also serve as an important gateway to Rhode Island.

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Central Falls to celebrate Arbor Day with ‘Peace Forest’ Planting

Central Falls – On Friday, May 4, Mayor James A. Diossa and the City of Central Falls will be celebrating Arbor Day at the Francis Corrigan Sports Complex on Higginson Avenue from 9am to 12pm.

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Convergence RI: The evolution in health care will not be televised

CENTRAL FALLS – It was the biggest story in the Biggest Little that was not covered by the news media last week: the tangible emergence of Rhode Island as a national leader in providing innovative health care delivery at the community level, from the ground up.

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C.F. stadium gets funds for renovations

CENTRAL FALLS – Macomber Stadium is a central part of Central Falls, according to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, as the field at the corner of Blackstone and High streets has served as the home for generations of athletes on Central Falls High School’s football, soccer, baseball and softball teams.

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Central Falls Cleans Up on Annual Earth Day Celebration

Central Falls – On Saturday, April 20, the City of Central Falls hosted its Annual Earth Day Community Cleanup. City officials were thrilled to welcome over 150 volunteers and 15 organizations in beautifying the city’s parks and streets who picked up over 1 ton of trash throughout the city.

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