Monthly Archives: April 2016

Mayor Rescinds Job Offer to New DCM Director

Keith Thibault April 29, 2016 Comments Off on Mayor Rescinds Job Offer to New DCM Director

Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia II today revoked the job offer to Christopher Okafor to be the city’s director of the Department of Community Maintenance.  Here is the statement released by the Mayor’s office (via

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Free Workshops Are Being Offered To Entrepreneurs

Donna Motta April 29, 2016 Comments Off on Free Workshops Are Being Offered To Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs with a dream, but not a business background, may benefit from attending free workshops sponsored by the Small Business Development Center Network in partnership with the city’s Office of Economic Development. The second

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FRCMedia News- April 28, 2016

Keith Thibault April 28, 2016 Comments Off on FRCMedia News- April 28, 2016

Here is this week’s edition of the FRCMedia News television program

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Trash Removal Notices Have Gone Out

Donna Motta April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Trash Removal Notices Have Gone Out

Mayor Jasiel Correia II has announced that residents and landlords have been alerted via mail about his administration’s new initiative to have them comply with the Pay-As-You-Throw trash removal program. Neither former Mayors Sam

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School Committee Cuts Budget By $3.7 Million

Donna Motta April 28, 2016 Comments Off on School Committee Cuts Budget By $3.7 Million

The School Committee met several times this week to discuss ways to cut the $141 Million dollar proposed School Department budget for fiscal year 2017 that begins July 1st. Committee member Joseph Martins says

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School Department Budget Update

Donna Motta April 27, 2016 Comments Off on School Department Budget Update

A proposed school department budget scenario that cuts level services by 3 percent will cause problems within school districts, according to officials in the know. The 3 percent reduction amount would mean that some

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Fall River Charter Commission Update

Donna Motta April 27, 2016 Comments Off on Fall River Charter Commission Update

So far, the Fall River Charter Commission has held four public hearings in an effort to gain public input on what, if any changes, residents want to make to the city’s antiquated City Charter.

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New DCM Director Signs Contract

Donna Motta April 27, 2016 Comments Off on New DCM Director Signs Contract

The newly hired Director of the city’s Department of Community Maintenance signed a contract today, according to the Correia administration. This a week after the City Council Subcommittee on Ordinances and Legislation raised objections

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Memorial Quilt Pictures Requested

Donna Motta April 26, 2016 Comments Off on Memorial Quilt Pictures Requested

In order to honor the memory of a loved one lost to an opioid addiction, the Vice President of the Niagra Neighborhood Association is putting together a memorial quilt. Helen Rego is asking residents

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The Bristol County DA Talks Drug Abuse Prevention

Donna Motta April 26, 2016 Comments Off on The Bristol County DA Talks Drug Abuse Prevention

Bristol County District Attorney Thomas M. Quinn announced a county-wide initiative at Battleship Cove today, April 26th. The aim is to stem substance abuse in young people, reducing underage drinking and preventing tragedy for

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