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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by Joseph Fitzgerald

 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'

by Russ Olivo

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

by Joseph Fitzgerald

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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Pawtucket Times: Raimondo signs pregnant workers bill

by Jonathan Bissonnette

Central Falls- Gov. Gina Raimondo on Thursday hosted a ceremony to commemorate the passage of legislation requiring that pregnancy and related conditions be reasonably accommodated.

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Pawtucket Times: City YMCA kicks off free programming for Central Falls residents

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Central Falls- On Monday, at Jenks Park, the YMCA of Pawtucket and the City of Central Falls kicked off a partnership that will offer free transportation and programs to the Central Falls community.

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Pawtucket Times: Wyatt ‘Wolverines’ earn their badges

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CENTRAL FALLS — Fourteen recruits became correctional officers during a graduation ceremony Friday afternoon, with many of the guest speakers welcoming 14 new family members to the Donald W. Wyatt Detention Facility.

The graduation ceremony for Class 36 — “The Wolverines” — was held in front of a standing-room only crowd of friends and family members inside the Wyatt Detention Training Facility on High Street.

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