Central Falls celebrates International Womens Day

Celebrating Central Falls' Women

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Pawtucket Times: Central Falls students will receive laptops to use at home

March 11, 2015
BY JONATHAN BISSONNETTE
CENTRAL FALLS – Students in third grade through the high school this month will be loaned Chromebook laptop computers, which school and city officials believe will aid students as they grow and transition to college and careers.
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James Diossa joins 225 Mayors in Amicus Brief urging U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Freedom to Marry

Mayor Diossa to U.S. Supreme Court: Make marriage equality the law of the land.

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Pawtucket Times: CF mayor: Bond rating up, city moving forward

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BY JONATHAN BISSONNETTE
CENTRAL FALLS – The outlook of the rating for the city's general obligation bonds was upgraded from “stable” to “positive” and reaffirmed the city's BB rating, credit agency Standard & Poor's announced.
Mayor James Diossa in a release issued Thursday said that the outlook upgrade is proof that the city is moving in the right direction.
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Newest members of Central Falls City Council to be sworn-in

Central Falls, RI – A swearing-in ceremony for the two newly elected members of the Central Falls City Council will be held onThursday, March 5 at 5 pm at City Hall. Councilwoman At –Large Carlene Fonseca and Ward 5 Councilman Ken Vaudreuil will be sworn in by Central Falls Probate Judge Bruce Sawyer in the City Council Chambers.

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Central Falls Community Newsletter March 4 2015

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Central Falls, RI Outlook Revised To Positive On Positive Operations

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BOSTON (Standard & Poor's) March 3, 2015--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said that it revised the outlook on its long-term rating on Central Falls, R.I.' general obligation (GO) bonds to positive from stable. Standard & Poor's also affirmed its 'BB' long-term rating on the bonds.

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Providence Journal: Central Falls Eagle Scout delivers national report in Washington as Somerset man did 67 years ago

 

By Donita Naylor


Journal Staff Writer 

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EAST PROVIDENCE — Eagle Scout Sebastian Zuleta, 17, of Central Falls, flew to Washington last week and met Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and both U.S. senators from Rhode Island.

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Mayor Diossa to swear-in Robert J. McConnell as Central Falls Housing Court Judge

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Central Falls, RI – A swearing-in ceremony for the new judge of the Central Falls Housing Court, Robert J. McConnell, will be held on Friday, February 27 at 3 pm at City Hall. Judge McConnell was appointed to the position by the City Council at their meeting on February 13. Mayor James Diossa will administer the oath of office during the afternoon ceremony.

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The Pawtucket Times:Central Falls Relay Team Finds Harmony at State Meet

 

Central Falls indoor track coach Ernest Fennell, right, saw his 4x400 boys’ relay team place second at Saturday’s Rhode Island High School Indoor Track & Field Championships. The silver-winning group, which includes Tuery Galva, Sam Adolfo, Jailson Varela Sanches and Stive Mendes, will see if they duplicate their success at the New Englands, set for this coming Friday at Boston’s Reggie Lewis Center.

PROVIDENCE – Four juniors from Central Falls High came to Saturday’s Rhode Island Indoor Track & Field Championships in search of individual success.

Instead, Yeury Galva, Sam Adolfo, Jailson Varela Sanches and Stive Mendes pooled their talents together and produced a second-place finish in the 4x400 relay. Their time of 3:35.55 was barely two seconds off the winning pace set by North Kingstown.

 

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