Pawtucket Times: Central Falls Rep. seeks help for libraries

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CENTRAL FALLS - State Rep. Shelby Maldonado, (D-Dist. 56, Central Falls), knows how important a public library can be to an economically distressed community like her own.

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CENTRAL FALLS JOINS 73 CITIES & COUNTIES TO TAKE LEGAL ACTION IN SUPPORT OF IMMIGRATION REFORMS

Cities For Immigration Action Sign On To Brief In Texas vs. United States Appeal;

Urging Immediate Implementation of President Obama’s Immigration Reforms Today’s Brief More Than Doubles the Number Of Local Governments Supporting Immigration Action 73 Cities & Counties Signed On From 27 States, Representing 43 Million People Nationwide

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Pawtucket Times: Founder's Day honors Central Falls' Future, too

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By Jonathan Bissonnette

CENTRAL FALLS -  The city celebrated 120 years of history Thursday during the 2015 Founder's Day Celebration.

Residents, educators, students, and city officials packed into the council chambers at city Hall to hear presentations from Central Falls High School social studies teacher Bob Scappini and Mayor James Diossa, before departing on a guided bus tour that brought them to some of the historic landmarks throughout the Square-Mile City.

Scappini prior to his presentation Thursday afternoon said that Central Falls encompasses "the whole world in one square mile."

A 25 year teacher, Scappini's discussion included an overview of the history of the city, its strength in manufacturing, and its role as a gateway city for a vibrant immigrant community.

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RWU Law Students Spend Spring Break Helping Central Falls' Comeback

Mayor James Diossa today thanked two Roger Williams University law school students, Thomas Travers and Christopher Moran, 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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Community Newsletter March 12, 2015

Read and share our latest Community e-newsletter!

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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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