It’s Back! Dance the Night Away on the Roosevelt Ave. Bridge

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. 

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Central Falls Office on Health Combats Substance Abuse

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.

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Iconic Property to have Groundbreaking Ceremony

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.

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Groundbreaking set for Homeownership to replace former Central Falls Nuisance Property

Groundbreaking set for Homeownership 
to replace former Central Falls Nuisance Property
Project is result of a unique public / private partnership between Pawtucket Central Falls Development and the Central Falls Nuisance Task Force
 
CENTRAL FALLS, RI – A ground breaking is scheduled for this Thursday, June 29 at 10:00am at 63 Fletcher Street for a new homeownership opportunity. 
 
The project is a unique collaboration between Pawtucket Central Falls Development (PCF Development) and the Central Falls Nuisance Task Force.  The Central Falls Nuisance Task Force is a holistic and a collaborative approach among city officials in identifying and abating nuisance properties that impact the health and life of city residents.  The Task Force identified 63 Fletcher Street – a blighted 6-unit property – as one of the city’s worst nuisance properties in the City.  The property was ordered vacated by the City’s municipal housing court after it fell into such disrepair that it was no longer habitable.
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Visit us at City Hall to See the Art Exhibits of our City and State Children

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.

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City Council Approves First Budget out of Bankruptcy

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.

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Mayor James Diossa Announces City Budget Focused on Fiscal Responsibility

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

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Central Falls’ Financial Progress Reaffirmed by Moody’s

Central Falls – Credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Services praised the City of Central Falls’ financial progress and increased their credit rating by one notch from Ba2 to Ba1. The increase comes on the heels of Credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s increase of Central Falls’ long-term bond rating by three notches from “BB” to “BBB,” placing the City in Investment Grade. Moody’s analysts also indicated that the City may be upgraded again within 12 to 24 months based on the positive outlook.

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John Kostrzewa: 3 projects that could make R.I.’s tiniest town really shine

John Kostrzewa: 3 projects that could make R.I.’s tiniest town really shine

A commuter rail station, a mill renovated into a recreational facility and a sprucing up of Broad Street, the main route linking Pawtucket, Central Falls and Cumberland.

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Mayor James A. Diossa to host the 7th Annual Earth Day Cleanup

Central Falls – Time for spring cleaning! Mayor James A. Diossa announces the 7th Annual Earth Day Cleanup and is call on residents to participate.

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