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Bristol County Savings holding bobblehead night at McCoy

PAWTUCKET – For the 15th consecutive year, Bristol County Savings Bank, based in Taunton, is hosting Bobblehead Doll Night at McCoy Stadium on July...
A REQUEST for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket Red Sox and city and state officials. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

State, Pawtucket and PawSox officials seeking McCoy Stadium study

(Updated 2:12 p.m.) PAWTUCKET – A request for proposals is being sought for a study of McCoy Stadium and the surrounding area by the Pawtucket...

R.I. Taxpayers disbands

PORTSMOUTH – R.I. Taxpayers is no longer. The association, which said it advocated for “honest, effective and fiscally sound government on behalf of individual and...

Welcome home Pawtucket Red Sox

While they never really left Pawtucket, to many of us it sure seemed like they did. Last year was a difficult year for the...

Lucchino admits mistakes, re-commits PawSox to Pawtucket

LINCOLN – Nearly 500 attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner received both a quick pep talk from Gov. Gina...

PawSox: New ballpark on back burner, focus on McCoy

PAWTUCKET – Amid concerns of sliding attendance caused partly by last year’s failed attempt to build a new baseball stadium in Providence, Pawsox owners...
STORIES ABOUT Summer Infant, free coffee at Dunkin' Donuts after Patriots wins and a new initiative called RevUp by Betaspring were among the most-read on PBN.com in 2015.

Top PBN.com stories of 2015

PROVIDENCE – Stories about lawsuits, free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, cybersecurity and the Pawtucket Red Sox were among the most-read news stories on PBN.com in...
HOPEFUL OUTLOOK: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, is seen in his office at the Statehouse. Mattiello says Rhode Island's economic health is improving. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Improved business climate positions R.I. for growth

The past two state budget cycles focused on making Rhode Island more economically competitive among New England states, according to House Speaker Nicholas A....
A NEW poll from the Bryant University Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership found support for Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's Rhode Island Promise free college tuition plan.

Poll: Nearly 76% say state does not spend enough on roads,...

(Updated 3:21 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge...
THE PAWTUCKET RED SOX play in their longtime home at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket. The team's owners said that the governor has determined that the I-195 site on the Providence River is not suitable for construction of a new ballpark.   / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

PawSox: Governor says no to I-195 site for ballpark

(Updated 1:06 p.m.) PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox said that Gov. Gina M. Raimondo has nixed the I-195 site on the Providence River for...
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