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PawSox, City Unveil Ballpark Financing Plans

Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) Chairman Larry Lucchino and Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien say they’ve built the framework of an agreement for financing an $83-million baseball stadium at the Apex department store site.  Read more and watch news report here.  Read more about Lucchino’s latest legacy plans here.

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Pawtucket Ballpark Study Yields Better-Than-Expected Results

The city and state could see a combined $130 million in fiscal benefits over 30 years if a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) is built at the Apex Department Store site on Main Street and development happens around it.  A spokesman for Mayor Donald Grebien said the study yielded surprising results.  Read more here.

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PawSox Release Ballpark Design Concepts

The latest plans for a new home for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) envisions weaving public spaces around a new minor league baseball park that residents could use year-round.  Read more and watch news report here.

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PawSox Create Real Estate Development Arm

The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) have launched a real estate development arm as they work on plans for a new stadium in the city.  Read more here.

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City, PawSox Await Results of Ballpark Study

The city of Pawtucket (RI) and the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) are currently looking at two potential sites for a new ballpark – a wooded area on Taft Street known as the “Tidewater site” and the location where the iconic Apex building now stands in the shadow of I-95.  The city has commissioned an economic impact study of the two locations, which should be released in the coming weeks.  Read more here.

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Opponents of Ballpark Subsidies Gearing Up for Fight Over New Home for PawSox

Social media reportedly lit up Monday during a ballpark pitch by Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) Chairman Larry Lucchino to civic and business leaders at Slater Mill, when people anticipated that he would be asking for millions of dollars in public subsidies to keep the team in Pawtucket (RI).  Read more here.

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Pawtucket Mayor Talks New Ballpark Location

Pawtucket (RI) Mayor Don Grebien said Friday the old Apex site in his city is the frontrunner for a potential new ballpark to replace the aging McCoy Stadium.  Read more and watch news report here.

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