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ABC 6 Video: Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station

In Pawtucket, Pawtucket-Central Falls Station, Transportation by Greater City Providence5 Comments

Pawtucket and Central Falls are a step closer to having a commuter rail stop on the Providence – Boston MBTA line. Last night, at a public meeting hosted by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the Cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls, officials noted that the station planning was at the mid-point of a lengthy process to establishing the station.

Video: Pawtucket & Central Falls River Corridor Initiative

In Development, Pawtucket, Video by Jef Nickerson2 Comments

The two Rhode Island Cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls have partnered with The Pawtucket Foundation to champion a river corridor redevelopment initiative. Local businesses, property owners and the State of Rhode Island have teamed up, pooled resources and are working together to catalyze real estate development projects and infrastructure improvements to make the riverfront the centerpiece of revitalization efforts.

RI Future: Taveras Beheads Flanders; Chafee Should Give Him Haircut

In Asides, Economy, Government by Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

Bob Flanders seemed to take a perverse pleasure in threatening other people’s livelihoods. But yesterday he was the one who got beheaded rather than getting a haircut when Providence Mayor Angel Taveras severed the city’s relationship with the Central Falls receiver-turned-municipal bankruptcy zealot. Taveras fired Flanders yesterday because the retired Supreme Court justice, who was acting as an legal adviser …

News & Notes

In News & Notes by Greater City Providence3 Comments

Ted Nesi covers Central Falls, moving from a consumption to a production economy, making use of our alleyways, and more in today’s News & Notes.