Central Falls receiver http://ripr.org en Mike Ritz of Leadership RI on Central Falls' Changing Political Landscape http://ripr.org/post/mike-ritz-leadership-ri-central-falls-changing-political-landscape <p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;"><font size="4"><span style="font-size:16pt;">Central Falls Mayor James Diossa will run unopposed for re-election in November, and he leads a city that still bears scars from its closely watched municipal bankruptcy. </span></font></span></font></span></p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 12:47:22 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 21535 at http://ripr.org Mike Ritz of Leadership RI on Central Falls' Changing Political Landscape The tug-of-war over Central Falls heads to mediation http://ripr.org/post/tug-war-over-central-falls-heads-mediation <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) A Superior Court judge has ordered the two sides wrangling over control of Central Falls to take the matter up in mediation.</p><p>An attorney for three city council members says the time limit on receivership is up. But the receiver says state law allows him to decide when it’s time to leave.</p><p>Theodore Orson, the attorney for the city’s receiver, says the receiver wants to resolve the matter quickly and supports mediation. Orson says mediation will likely begin in early February.</p> Thu, 17 Jan 2013 02:47:16 +0000 Catherine Welch 8627 at http://ripr.org The tug-of-war over Central Falls heads to mediation Wrangling over who controls Central Falls heads to court http://ripr.org/post/wrangling-over-who-controls-central-falls-heads-court <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) A Superior Court judge will meet Wednesday with the two sides wrangling over control of Central Falls. Attorneys for the state-appointed receiver say by state law it’s up to the receiver to decide when it’s time to step away. But a lawyer representing some city council members says the time limit on receivership is up.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 23:08:52 +0000 Catherine Welch 8443 at http://ripr.org Wrangling over who controls Central Falls heads to court