The Worcester Redevelopment Authority board unanimously voted Friday to take the first three properties needed to assemble the footprint for the construction of a minor league ballpark off Kelley Square. The board also voted to spend $23 million for the design and construction of a structured parking garage that will be built on the south side of Madison Street. Read more here.
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A plan to build a new $82 million stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) in Rhode Island may have won approval from the Rhode Island Senate, but House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello says the deal is “dead.” Read more here. In response, the PawSox have targeted the Speaker’s district with a mailer and an event to educate his constituents. Read more here.
The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) have officially abandoned their quest to build a ballpark on part of the former I-195 land in Providence (RI). According to PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino, the team will now consider all other options and proposals, including potential other site locations in Providence. Read more here. Watch news report here.
The owners of the former Victory Polishing and Plating Co. headquarters downtown want the new PawSox ownership group to consider their property as an alternative ballpark location if the team can’t get the former I-195 land they’re seeking now. Read more and watch news report here.
A ballpark in downtown Providence (RI) would be an economic catalyst for the city, according to the new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League), but members of a state commission cast doubt Monday on the benefits of a new stadium. Read more here