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HOUSE SPEAKER NICHOLAS A. MATTIELLO says that ongoing negotiations with the Pawtucket Red Sox about a move to a downtown Providence stadium are on the verge of yielding a proposal that the public will be able to look at before the state moves forward on whether to use any of the former Interstate 195 land along the Providence River for the project. / COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Mattiello: New PawSox proposal could come out within few weeks

PROVIDENCE – House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello, D-Cranston, says a new proposal for a minor league baseball stadium in Providence could be announced as...
THE COLLECTION OF PROPERTIES that have been proposed as an alternative site for the Pawtucket Red Sox downtown baseball stadium, shown here in a schematic released in April by the owners of the properties, may be affected by the recent sale of the Tops Eletrical Supply block to 1145 Main Associates of Pawtucket. / COURTESY JAG INVESTMENT REALTY

Tops Electrical Supply block sold for $1.5M, part of proposed PawSox...

(Updated 2:55 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – The Tops Electrical Supply block downtown has been sold with eventual plans for mixed-use redevelopment, according to listing agent...
PAWTUCKET RED SOX CHAIRMAN Larry Lucchino has sent a letter to the state's elected leaders backing away from the team's push to have a deal done by the end of the current legislative session for a new Providence stadium and inviting continuing negotiations with the state and education of the public as the team looks to leave Pawtucket's McCoy stadium. / COURTESY PBC ASSOCIATES

PawSox back off push for General Assembly action this session

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox have sent a letter to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello and Senate President M....
PROVIDENCE RANKED last among 272 of the most populated U.S. cities that WalletHub studied to determine the best and worst cities for baseball fans. / COURTESY WALLETHUB

WalletHub: Providence worst city for baseball fans

PROVIDENCE – Providence is the worst city for baseball fans, according to WalletHub’s latest study. Providence ranked last among 272 of the most...

Ballpark plan loses champion

The unexpected death of attorney James J. Skeffington on May 17 raises new questions about the proposed movement of the Pawtucket Red Sox to...

Providence Foundation endorses I-195 site for proposed PawSox stadium

PROVIDENCE – The Providence Foundation’s executive committee and board of trustees have voted to endorse the proposed Interstate 195 parcel for a new Pawtucket...
BOSTON RED SOX President Larry Lucchino - who is part of the ownership group for the Pawtucket Red Sox - will spearhead negotiations to move the team to downtown Providence after the death this week of James J. Skeffington. Skeffington was president of the PawSox. / COURTESY PBC ASSOCIATES

PawSox owners remain focused on downtown stadium

PROVIDENCE – The owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox remain focused on moving the team to downtown Providence, according to a team spokeswoman, and...
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...
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