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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...
WITH FIVE games left in the season, Pawtucket Red Sox attendance is at 433,588, which on a per-game basis is below last year's total of 515,665. The team will not be able to match the 2014 number in the games remaining. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

PawSox attendance below last year

PAWTUCKET – With only five games to go this season, attendance at Pawtucket Red Sox games is below last year’s level, according to information...

Groups calling for 38 Studios investigation, PawSox transparency

(Updated 4:29 p.m.) WARWICK – Several groups met Thursday to call on Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello to investigate...
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...
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