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AN AERIAL VIEW OF THE proposed Pawtucket Red Sox stadium for downtown Providence at night. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

PawSox campaign yields early responses from state, city officials

PROVIDENCE – Pawtucket Red Sox president James J. Skeffington spent the last few days making the political rounds, visiting city and state leadership to...
A VIEW OF WHAT the development around the proposed AAA baseball stadium on the former I-195 land in Providence would look like. / COURTESY DAIQ AND POPULOUS

PawSox owners present vision for new city stadium, $12.3M in economic...

PROVIDENCE – The Pawtucket Red Sox new ownership group on Wednesday gave the public its first glimpse of its proposed plan to build a...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO previously has said that the pension settlement preserves more than 90 percent of savings to taxpayers. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Pension settlement details revealed

PROVIDENCE – Pension settlement agreement details were released today, after weeks of a court-imposed gag order kept the specifics of the agreement largely...
HARD SELL: Pryor with Greg Pilgrim, left, chief operating officer at Murdock Webbing. As an economic-development official, Pryor has built a career making companies look twice at cities that they might not have considered. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

Outsider Pryor has inside role in reviving economy

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...

Pawtucket ?future ?discussed

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...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO on Thursday said a majority of public-employee unions have approved a pension settlement. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Raimondo: Majority of unions OK pension deal

(Updated 6:15 p.m. and 8:25 a.m.) PROVIDENCE - Gov. Gina M. Raimondo on Thursday said a settlement agreement has been approved by a majority...
ATTORNEY JAMES J. Skeffington, the new team president of the Pawtucket Red Sox, describes the site plan for the proposed AAA ballpark in Providence. In the background is the former power plant that will be renovated as part of the South Street Landing project. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Skeffington pitches new PawSox location in city during site tour

PROVIDENCE – The proposed downtown Providence site for the Pawtucket Red Sox ballpark is large enough and suitable for the facility, and will have...

Secrecy creates ?distrust on ?pension deal

Over the last few weeks parties not involved in the negotiations or the voting on the proposed public-employee pension-change settlement have wanted the judicially...
SUPERIOR COURT JUDGE SARAH TAFT-CARTER heard from lawyers representing parties involved with the state's pension lawsuit Thursday. / COURTESY R.I. JUDICIARY/CRAIG N. BERKE

Summary judgment hearing held on pension lawsuit

PROVIDENCE – A slew of lawyers representing parties involved with the state’s convoluted pension lawsuit pleaded their cases before Associate Justice Sarah Taft-Carter in...

Reports: R.I. retirees approve pension settlement

LINCOLN – Rhode Island public-sector retirees approved a proposed settlement that would end their lawsuit against the state’s 2011 pension overall. The retirees voted Monday...

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