Pawtucket Times: Central Falls Police Department earns accreditation

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CENTRAL FALLS - The Central Falls Police Department is now the 10th law enforcement agency in the state to earn accreditation from  the Rhode Island Police Accreditation Commission (RIPAC).

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Pawtucket Times: Volunteers transform Higginson Sports Complex

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CENTRAL FALLS — The drab, worn-out concession stand at the Higginson Sports Complex is looking a lot more colorful today thanks to National Grid and the Red Sox Foundation, which sent a small army of volunteer painters to the city to give the complex a much-needed makeover.
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Pawtucket Times: App links CF schools with police

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COPsync911 system first in Rhode Island

CENTRAL FALLS - City schools will be the first  in Rhode Island to implement COPsync911, an alert system that informs patrol officers of a potentially threatening situation.

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Pawtucket Times: New CF leader ready for opening bell

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CENTRAL FALLS — Just as students are readying themselves to return to school for the first day of classes on Tuesday, School Superintendent Victor Capellan is readying himself and the district for a new year of educational opportunities for Central Falls’ children.

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Pawtucket Times: Wrecking Ball Comes Calling

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Central Falls - Demolition began Friday morning on the burnt-out property at 661 Pine St., which has long been an eye-sore to many in the square-mile city, with city officials saying the ultimate goal is to redevelop the land into affordable housing.

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Providene Journal: R.I. communities receiving brownfields grants to clean up sites

By Alex Kuffner
Journal Staff Writer

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CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. — At a ceremony beside the Blackstone River Thursday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency joined the congressional delegation to formally award three Rhode Island communities more than $1 million in brownfields grants that will be used to clean up contaminated sites and train workers for environmental positions.

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The latest e-newsletter from Mayor James A. Diossa. Read more for the latest news out of the Comeback City!

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Pawtucket Times: Central Falls reaches highest recycling rate

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 Central Falls- The city of Central Falls achieved its highest recycling rate over the past fiscal year- and achievement that officials are attributing to the city’s new curbside trash and recycling collection system in effect here since last summer.

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Pawtucket Times: Pawtucket, Central Falls to share emergency services

Grebien: 'Partnership will increase public safety for the residents of our communities'

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Pawtucket- It's not unusual to hear civic leaders talk about merging services services across city and town borders to save tax payers money, but Pawtucket and Central Falls are actually doing something about it.

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Pawtucket Times: A tale of two cities' road improvements

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Dexter Street getting $3.9 million worth of necessary work

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CENTRAL FALLS — Gov. Gina Raimondo and members of Rhode Island’s congressional delegation joined city officials from Central Falls and Pawtucket Monday to break ground on a $3.9 million federally-funded roadway improvement project along Dexter Street in Central Falls and Pawtucket.

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