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Governor Stands by Current PawSox Ballpark Proposal

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo on Tuesday stood by the current proposal to build a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox and said House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello’s concerns about public risk in the deal have not convinced her it needs to be renegotiated.  Read more here.

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PawSox Disclose Net Equity, But Won’t Disclose Profits

The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) have refused a request from the Senate Finance Committee to disclose how much of an annual profit the team generates at McCoy Stadium, as the panel considers a ballpark financing plan.  Read more here.

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Pawtucket City Council Votes to Approve Ballpark Resolution

At a special meeting Tuesday night, the Pawtucket (RI) City Council approved a resolution encouraging the General Assembly to allow the city to bond up to $15 million for the cost of the proposed Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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R.I. Legislature to Begin Hearings on PawSox Ballpark Plan

The bid by the private owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) for public subsidies to help build a new, $83-million stadium is about to get the full attention of key Rhode Island lawmakers.  Read more here.

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PawSox Visit Worcester

Just how productive it was remains to be seen, but top brass from the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) were in Worcester (MA) Friday, July 21, for what one city official said was a tour of the city, mostly in the Canal District.  Read more here.

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Council Candidate Pitches PawSox Ballpark Site Near Springfield

A pitch is being made to land the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) at the site of the abandoned former Uniroyal tire factory in Chicopee (MA) near Springfield.  Read more here.  View property details here.

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Deadline Ends for Exclusive PawSox Ballpark Talks, Back to Worcester Chatter

The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) are officially interested in talking to other cities that might be equally interested in having the minor league baseball team in their community, including Worcester (MA).  Read more here.  Read Worcester background here.

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