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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Providence Journal: Plans for train station on Pawtucket, Central Falls line are picking up steam

BY PATRICK ANDERSON

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PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Supporters of restoring commuter rail service to Pawtucket and Central Falls say a decade of planning work has brought them “halfway there” to the goal of a new train station serving the two cities.

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Provience Journal: Central Falls High students spend snow day shoveling out those in need

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CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. — Volunteers from Central Falls High School, which is closed due to the blizzard, were out in force on
Wednesday digging out driveways and sidewalks for elderly and disabled residents in the state’s most densely populated city.

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Public Meeting to be held Thursday concerning potential Pawtucket/Central Falls Commuter Rail Station

This Thursday, January 22, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT), The City of Pawtucket and the City of Central Falls invite members of the community to attend a meeting to learn more about a potential Pawtucket/Central Falls commuter rail station. 

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Mayor Diossa Announces Second Youth Council

Central Falls, RI On Sunday, January 18, 2015, at 3:00 PM. in Central Falls City Hall Council Chambers, Mayor James Diossa will swear in eight Central Falls High School students as part of the city’s second Central Falls Mayor’s Youth Council.

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Central Falls to host Third Annual MLK celebration Thursday evening

CENTRAL FALLS - On Thursday, Jan. 15, from 6 to 6:30 p.m., Central Falls Mayor James Diossa will host the third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration in the Central Falls City Council Chambers alongside city partners.

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Providence Journal: Central Falls mayor’s tip helps police catch suspected car thieves

By Gregory Smith and Amanda Milkovits

PROVIDENCE — He did not make the apprehension, but Central Falls Mayor James Diossa was instrumental in catching two suspected car thieves Wednesday.

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