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Lost in the extreme heat of the arguments over the proposed Pawtucket Red Sox move to Providence has been a more nuanced view of the value of the deal. Here is a new way to look at it. First, let us assume that if the team does not get the … more
Superior Court Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter has given preliminary approval to the proposed settlement of the so-called state pension reform cases. more
First, let's make clear that the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island if the team doesn't move to the former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River in the Capital City. So with Pawtucket's loss already a sunk and unknowable cost, let's … more
Pawtucket Red Sox president James J. Skeffington spent the last few days making the political rounds, visiting city and state leadership to lay out the details of his plan to build a … more
The Pawtucket Red Sox new ownership group on Wednesday gave the public its first glimpse of its proposed plan to build a new ballpark in downtown Providence, which includes a sublease agreement with the state and a 30-year real estate tax treaty with the city. more
Pension settlement agreement details were released today, after weeks of a court-imposed gag order kept the specifics of the agreement largely secret. more
Stefan Pryor moved quickly through what he called the challenges and promise of Rhode Island's economy before an attentive breakfast audience of Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce members last month. They'd heard much of it before, but not … more
March 14 With the coming of the new Blackstone Valley National Park, there will be no barriers to economic development in the area. An MBTA commuter rail station could be developed adjacent to McCoy Stadium, a connection to the East Bay … more
(Updated 6:15 p.m. and 8:25 a.m.) Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday said a settlement agreement has been approved by a majority of public-employee groups that had challenged Rhode Island’s overhaul of state pensions, presenting a potential end to litigation that has shadowed the state for six years. more
The proposed downtown Providence site for the Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark is large enough and suitable for the facility, and will have sufficient parking and traffic circulation, the team’s president announced Thursday. more
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