Pawtucket Times: Students help keep Central Falls green

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CENTRAL FALLS – After departing from Calcutt Middle School, students in Central Falls will proceed down Perry Street to Summer Street, where they will continue their education at Central Falls High School.

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Pawtucket Times: Clinton's C.F. headquarters open with rally

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CENTRAL FALLS — District 16 State Sen. Elizabeth A. Crowley says that one of the reasons she supports Hillary Clinton as the next President of the United States is because Clinton “stands up for the little guy.” And there is no one littler than Central Falls, the smallest city in the smallest state.

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Pawtucket Times: Central Falls thanks community service groups

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CENTRAL FALLS – Mayor James Diossa on Tuesday joined thousands of mayors nationwide in honoring and recognizing the impact of national service by commending AmeriCorps and Senior Corps.

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Pawtucket Times: Community leaders planting the seeds in Central Falls

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CENTRAL FALLS – Ella Rodriguez, a physical education teacher at The Learning Community, came because the school is trying to build up its first garden this year.

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Pawtucket Times: Mayors Press Statehouse for More School Funding

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R.I. Commissioner of Education Addresses Legislators, City Leaders on State of Schools   

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The Pawtucket Times: 'A Dream Come True'

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Family Gets a New Home in C.F. Through Program

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Pawtucket Times: Central Falls rolls out welcome mat for Colombian Ambassador to U.S.

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CENTRAL FALLS – With a sizeable Colombian-American presence in the city, it was appropriate that the destination that would host a visit from the Colombian Ambassador to the United States – his first visit to Central Falls – would be one of the oldest family-owned Colombian restaurants in the square-mile city.

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ProJo: R.I. Commerce Corp. approves grants, tax credits

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation on Monday night approved $372,998 in grants toward entrepreneurial startup efforts, including $100,000 to help the nonprofit MassChallenge, Inc., one of the top-ranked business accelerator and competition programs, to locate an operation in Providence.

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NBC 10 News: Local students building skills in preparation for RI Home Show

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Even though the Rhode Island Home Show doesn't start until next Thursday, hundreds of students from across the Ocean State were already at the Convention Center in Providence Friday.

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S&P affirms Central Falls’ positive bond rating outlook

Credit rating agency cites improved financial management and stable operations in ratings report

Central Falls – Credit rating agency Standard and Poor’s has affirmed Central Falls’ long-term bond rating at “BB,” one notch below investment grade, and affirmed its positive outlook. S&P’s most recent ratings report reaffirms consecutive rating and outlook upgrades in 2012 and 2015 respectively.

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