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NICK CAFARDO, a sports reporter for the Boston Globe, told radio personality Tara Granahan that his sources have said that the Worcester, Mass., stadium deal is gaining momentum with the PawSox and Minor League Baseball over the deal that was approved by the General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. Should Rhode Island respond if the team says it likes the Massachusetts bid better? / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX/KELLY O'CONNOR

Should Rhode Island sweeten the deal to build a new stadium...

A Boston Globe sportswriter has said that Worcester seems to be gaining momentum in its efforts to lure the Pawtucket Red Sox across the...
NICK CAFARDO, a sports reporter for the Boston Globe, told radio personality Tara Granahan that his sources have said that the Worcester, Mass., stadium deal is gaining momentum with the PawSox and Minor League Baseball over the deal that was approved by the General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX/KELLY O'CONNOR

Red Sox beat writer says Worcester is gaining favor of Pawsox

PROVIDENCE – Worcester is gaining momentum to land the Pawtucket Red Sox, at least according to Boston Globe sports reporter Nick Cafardo, who appeared...
COVER OF DARKNESS: Final passage and signing of the legislation that supports the building of a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox along the Pawtucket River did not happen in the most transparent way. 
 / COURTESY PAWTUCKET REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

Was PawSox deal approval timed to avoid public scrutiny?

One of the most important parts of a public official’s duties is the need to communicate with constituents. And yet, when Gov. Gina M....
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO has signed legislation authorizing the financing structure to pay for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox, more than three years after the team first announced its intention to replace McCoy Stadium. Now the city must finalize the deal with the team. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

Raimondo signs PawSox legislation

PROVIDENCE – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has signed legislation enabling the Pawtucket Red Sox to build a new stadium in Pawtucket, which would allow...
WORCESTER, MASS., has spent more than $178,000 on consulting services in an attempt to lure the Pawtucket Red Sox to Central Massachusetts. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX/KELLY O'CONNOR

BBJ: Worcester has spent $178K to pursue PawSox

PROVIDENCE – Worcester, Mass., has spent more than $178,000 in eight months on consulting services to pursue the Pawtucket Red Sox, according to the...

GA approves PawSox stadium financing plan

PROVIDENCE – The Senate on June 22 gave its approval to House-passed legislation financing a new Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark in downtown Pawtucket.The bill,...
The General Assembly has authorized a bill that would clear the way for a Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in downtown Pawtucket./ PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

GA approves Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark financing plan

(Updated at 10:41 a.m. with Senate vote)PROVIDENCE — The Senate late Friday gave its approval to House-passed legislation financing a new Pawtucket Red Sox...
LOOKING TO MAKE A CHANGE: Cranston Mayor and gubernatorial candidate Allan W. Fung is looking to reverse the outcome of the election four years ago, when he lost to Gina M. Raimondo for the top Rhode Island office. / PBN FILE PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Fung’s back! Do voters share his despair over the state’s direction?

Allan W. Fung, the nine-year mayor of Cranston, has launched a second campaign for governor, once again targeting now-incumbent Gina M. Raimondo, and pointing...

Fiscal issues still dogging Providence

With a small but significant upgrade to Providence’s bond rating, Moody’s Investors Services Inc. has given the city a positive shot in the arm.Crediting...
PROPOSED SITE: The Apex Department Store building in Pawtucket, the proposed location of a new PawSox ballpark, can be seen in the background during a walking tour of the city’s downtown area with Mayor ­Donald R. Grebien and Commerce Director Jeanne Boyle. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark House vote expected Friday, following committee approval

PROVIDENCE – The House is expected to take up the Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark Friday afternoon, after the measure gained approval from the powerful...
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