Central Falls Mayor James Diossa joined 100 mayors and county officials from 35 states in delivering a letter today to President Trump calling on him to continue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program until a legislative solution is enacted for all undocumented immigrant youth, otherwise referred to as Dreamers. Under DACA, nearly 800,000 undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children received work permits and deferral from deportation.Read more
Central Falls - On Wednesday, July 19th, Mayor James A. Diossa and Fire Chief Robert Bradley administered the oath of office to new fire fighters Justin Carreno, Andres Nunez, and Carlos Polanco. The ceremony took place in the Central Falls City Council Chambers at 5 p.m.
Hayron to be sworn-in after completing rigorous 13-week program as he prepares to hit the streets
Central Falls - On Monday, July 10th, Mayor James A. Diossa and Colonel James J. Mendonca will administer the oath of office to K-9 Hayron, whose arrival to the ranks of the police department has been much anticipated. The public is invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony, which will take place in the Central Falls City Council Chambers at 5 p.m.Read more
Central Falls rings in the summer with the first of four Salsa Nights
Central Falls - On Friday, June 30th, from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., join Mayor James A. Diossa and the City of Central in the first of four Salsa Nights on the year.
Salsa Night, occurring on the last Friday of the month from June to September, provides family friendly fun as everyone dances the night away on the Roosevelt Ave Bridge. The admission is free and no experience is necessary.Read more
Residents asked to enjoy holiday weekend and Salsa Night Festivities safely as City continues trek to become healthiest in the State
Central Falls – The Central Falls Office on Health, headed by Dr. Michael Fine, asks that residents celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend safely. It is the perfect time for families to spend time together securely by ensuring that members drink moderately if at all and don't use drugs over the holiday weekend or the Salsa Night festivities.Read more
Iconic Property to have Groundbreaking Ceremony
The Landing to become a vibrant commercial center with public access to the Blackstone River
Central Falls - On Thursday, June 29th, at 1 p.m., a groundbreaking will be held at 1420 Broad Street for the redevelopment of the Iconic Landing into a commercial destination.Read more
The New Millennium Art Factory is connecting art with our neighborhood.
The New Millennium Art Factory Program is planning to direct its focus in the arts by promoting awareness about the need to be connected with the neighborhood through development of art pieces, which sends a message about working together for a friendly community. They will include all of their student’s families in the project plus expanding on what was accomplished in 2016. The students’ projects are currently held in City Hall on the second floor hallway.Read more
FY2018 Budget creates reserve fund for fiscal stability in the long term
On Monday, June 19th, Mayor James A. Diossa’s city budget for the 2018 fiscal year was approved by the City Council by a 6-1 vote. The $18.4 million budget will serve as a benchmark for fiscal responsibility and a backstop for any future economic or budgetary downturns.Read more
Creates strong fiscal foundation with reserve fund
On Monday, May 15th, Mayor James A. Diossa delivered his vision and goals for the 2018 fiscal year in his city budget address. The speech was streamed on Facebook live and you can watch here. The city budget is also available online here.Read more