Dexter Street repairs to resume in spring

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CENTRAL FALLS — On winter hiatus for the past few months, a $3.9 million federally-funded roadway improvement project along Dexter Street in Central Falls and Pawtucket is expected to resume in the spring.

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Pawtucket Times: Theresa, it's your turn now

BY: JONATHAN BISSONNETTE      

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Local representing Ocean State in Miss USA Competition

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Valley Breeze: Northern R.I. Chamber announces award winners to be honored at annual dinner Tuesday

LINCOLN – Larry Lucchino, Pawtucket Red Sox chairman and president/CEO emeritus of the Boston Red Sox, will be the keynote speaker at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber’s 25th annual dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the Twin River Event Center, 100 Twin River Road. The event begins with networking at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner and awards presentations.

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Moses Brown School Coach and Senior Named Coach of the Year and All-New England

Boys' Varsity Soccer Team Awarded Sportsmanship Award for 6th Consecutive Year.

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Pawtucket Times: C.F. Police Chief Dishes with City Residents on Community Issues at “Coffee with a Cop”

By: ERICA MOSER

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CENTRAL FALLS – Several years ago, a car sat parked in a driveway in Central Falls, and a person living across the street recognized it didn’t belong to any of the home’s residents, who were all at work. The neighbor called the police, who caught people robbing the house.

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Pawtucket Times: Graduating to homeowners

By: JONATHAN BISSONNETTE
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Local Family Self-Sufficiency program

helps those in need

reach financial independence.

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Rhode Island Monthly: Students in Central Falls Win Grant for Protected Bike Lane

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The first of its kind in the state, the lane will connect the city’s schools and parks so kids can ride safely between them.

 

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Central Falls Housing Authority earns HUD High Performer Honors for 2015

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CENTRAL FALLS – Today, the Central Falls Housing Authority (CFHA) announced its recognition as a Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) High Performer for 2015. PHAS is a program implemented by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to measure the performance of public housing agencies across the country. CFHA received a score of 97 out of 100 possible points. 

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Winter Update

A message from Mayor James A. Diossa -

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So far this season, we have been fortunate to have been spared significant snow.  But we have a ways to go! This past weekend, Central Falls Public Works did a great job of cleaning-up our streets after the first accumulation of the year. In the event of future storms, please consult this handy information guide for helpful tips and information on storm prep and clean-up. Residents are reminded that shoveling snow into the street is punishable by a $500 fine.

Este invierno hemos tenido la suerte de solamente recibir poca nieve pero tenemos mucho camino por recorrer! Este fin de semana pasado, nuestro Departamento de Obras Públicas hizo un gran trabajo en limpiando las calles después de la primera acumulación de nieve este año. En caso de futuras tormentas, por favor consulte esta guía de información para los consejos útiles e información sobre la preparación de tormentas. A los residentes se les recuerda que palear la nieve de su casa hacia la calle se castiga con una multa de $500.


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STATE ANNOUNCES NEARLY $4 MILLION IN CAPITAL GRANTS FOR ARTS, CULTURE, HERITAGE, AND PUBLIC HISTORIC SITES

city_hall.jpg(January 11, 2016) The historic Greenwich Odeum theatre in East Greenwich provided
the setting for the State’s announcement today of the slate of State Cultural Facilities Grant and
State Preservation Grant recipients, worth nearly $4 million, for capital preservation work at 45
museums, cultural art centers, and public historic sites around the state. Together, the projects
represent $70,902,214 worth of construction activity. Representatives of the State Cultural
Facilities Grant and State Preservation Grant projects were welcomed to the event by host
Kevin Muoio, President of the Odeum Corporation, along with volunteers and members of the
Odeum board. Built in 1926 to host vaudeville performances and later converted into a movie
house, the Greenwich Odeum now serves as a performing arts venue operated by the nonprofit
organization. Grants from the R.I. State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and the R.I. Historical
Preservation Commission (RIHPHC) to the Greenwich Odeum will support façade restoration,
installation of an assistive listening system, and renovation of the restrooms to make them
handicapped accessible.

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