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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The PawSox

JAMES J. SKEFFINGTON makes a point during a discussion about the Pawtucket Red Sox plans to build a new stadium in Providence. Funeral services for the long-time Rhode Island power broker are scheduled for Saturday. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Skeffington services planned

PROVIDENCE – Funeral services for the late James J. Skeffington, a principal owner of the Pawtucket Red Sox, will be held at 10 a.m....
ATTORNEY JAMES J. Skeffington, the new team president of the Pawtucket Red Sox, died Sunday, his spokeswoman confirmed. Skeffington is seen in this file photo from April telling reporters about the plan to move the AAA baseball team to Providence./ PBN FILE PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

PawSox owner James Skeffington dies

(Updated 1:04, 1:28, 3:01 and 4:07 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – James J. Skeffington, the prominent lawyer who was part of the new Pawtucket Red Sox...

Downtown stadium would ?not overload streets

PROVIDENCE – The proposed downtown minor league baseball stadium will generate a peak traffic count of 1,800 vehicle trips an hour, when visitors arrive...
AN AERIAL VIEW OF THE proposed Pawtucket Red Sox stadium in downtown Providence. / COURTESY DAIQ AND POPULOUS

PawSox owners asking Providence stadium supporters to contact General Assembly

PROVIDENCE – If there is any love out there for a Providence ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox, the owners want it aimed at...

Nonprofits to receive Best Practices awards from R.I. Foundation

PROVIDENCE – Five nonprofits will receive 2015 Best Practice awards Tuesday from the Rhode Island Foundation. Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island sponsors...
THE NEW OWNERSHIP GROUP of the Pawtucket Red Sox is looking to put the team in a new stadium in downtown Providence along the water. / COURTESY PBC ASSOCIATES

Study: Stadium would add cars, but mass transit plays role

PROVIDENCE – The proposed minor league baseball stadium will generate a peak traffic count of 1,800 vehicle trips an hour, when visitors arrive for...
THE NEW OWNERSHIP GROUP of the Pawtucket Red Sox is looking to put the team in a new stadium in downtown Providence along the water. / COURTESY PBC ASSOCIATES

I-195 commission releases PawSox documentation for new stadium

PROVIDENCE – The commission overseeing development of the former Interstate 195 lands released a series of documents Tuesday prepared by the Pawtucket Red Sox...
THE NEW OWNERSHIP GROUP of the Pawtucket Red Sox is looking to put the team in a new stadium in downtown Providence along the water. / COURTESY PBC ASSOCIATES

A new ballpark

WHILE THE VAST MAJORITY of the site for the Pawtucket Red Sox' proposed new Providence stadium is dedicated to the team, there will be green space set aside for community use, according to the team. / COURTESY PBC ASSOCIATES

A public space

BOSTON RED SOX President Larry Lucchino - who is one of the new ownership group for the Pawtucket Red Sox - is a proponent of urban baseball stadiums. The proposal for the Providence stadium puts the baseball team in the heart of Rhode Island's capital city. / COURTESY PBC ASSOCIATES

An urban ballpark

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