Monthly Archives: June 2016

Fall River Is Set To Start Privatizing Trash Collection

Donna Motta June 30, 2016 Comments Off on Fall River Is Set To Start Privatizing Trash Collection

Mayor Jasiel Correia is pleased with the ruling of a Superior Court Judge in Taunton yesterday that stopped a “Ten Taxpayer Group” lawsuit that requested an injunction be put in place to stop the

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And The Survey Says…

Donna Motta June 30, 2016 Comments Off on And The Survey Says…

The Fall River Charter Commission has analyzed the results of approximately 52 thousand surveys that were sent out this spring in the same packet as the city census. The survey consisted of 12 questions

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Steppingstone Gets A Step Up

Donna Motta June 29, 2016 Comments Off on Steppingstone Gets A Step Up

The State Office of Labor & Workforce Development has announced that Steppingstone – a social service agency with forty years of experience in helping those with addiction problems – has been awarded a $175

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Regatta At Battleship Cove Purchased

Donna Motta June 29, 2016 Comments Off on Regatta At Battleship Cove Purchased

It is being reported that two city businessmen have bought the long abandoned Regatta at Battleship Cove. The sale price: $3.5 million dollars. The two partners plan to invest some $2 to $3 million

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A ‘Ten Taxpayers Group’ Lawsuit Goes To Court

Donna Motta June 29, 2016 Comments Off on A ‘Ten Taxpayers Group’ Lawsuit Goes To Court

Taunton Superior Court is the venue this afternoon, June 29th, where a “Ten Taxpayers Group’ Lawsuit will bring its court case against Mayor Jasiel Correia II. The group wants to stop the mayor from¬†

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City Councilor Ray Mitchell Speaks About Budget Concerns

Donna Motta June 29, 2016 Comments Off on City Councilor Ray Mitchell Speaks About Budget Concerns

In a candid interview today with FRC Media News, City Councilor Ray Mitchell spoke openly about the Fiscal Year 2017 budget that the council voted to pass last night on a 5-4 vote. While

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City Council Votes To Approve Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

Donna Motta June 29, 2016 Comments Off on City Council Votes To Approve Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

A 1/12th budget for the city was avoided when the Fall River City Council met at Government Center June 28th and voted to pass the more than $255 million dollar Fiscal Year 2017 Spending

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Animal Control Officer Hard At Work

Donna Motta June 29, 2016 Comments Off on Animal Control Officer Hard At Work

Athough there are a couple of shelters for pets up for adoption in Fall River, the city’s Animal Control Officer Cynthia Berard-Cadima is also hard at work helping stray pets and animals from meeting

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New Program Added To The Free Lunch In The Park

Donna Motta June 29, 2016 Comments Off on New Program Added To The Free Lunch In The Park

Every summer, the city along with other social service agencies, provides free lunches to children at various parks. This year, thanks to the efforts of Community Activist Jason Springer, who worked in conjunction with

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City Council To Hammer Out Fiscal Year 2017 Spending Plan

Donna Motta June 28, 2016 Comments Off on City Council To Hammer Out Fiscal Year 2017 Spending Plan

The Fall River City Council is expected to take another hard look at the same proposed fiscal 2017 spending plan it rejected in a 6-3 vote last week. Mayor Jasiel Correia II announced that

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