Tag Archives: Pawtucket (RI)

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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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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New Pawtucket Ballpark: The Art of the Lease

When the state, city and team sit down together to hammer out that lease, the team will have in its corner Larry Lucchino, whose decades of expertise building Major League Baseball stadiums spans the nation. The city and state had better be on their game… Read more here.

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Rhode Island Governor to Support PawSox Ballpark Legislation

Gov. Gina Raimondo said Monday that she supports new legislation to be introduced Tuesday about how the state, city and Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) would finance a new baseball stadium because it addresses her concerns about whether Pawtucket (RI) would backstop its financial commitment if anticipated revenues fall short.  Read more here.  UPDATE: Read more here.

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No PawSox Ballpark Deal for this Legislative Session

Rhode Island Senate President Dominick Ruggerio announced Tuesday his chamber will not take up the latest Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) baseball stadium proposal before lawmakers finish their session next month, though he is open to taking it up this fall.  Read more and watch news report here.

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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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