Is the state Senate’s plan for fall hearings around the state on a proposal for a new Pawtucket Red Sox stadium a strong-enough signal of interest to the team’s owners?

THE PAWTUCKET FOUNDATION has commissioned a report that finds a proposed $83 million ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox would pose a minimal financial risk for taxpayers and the team. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX
THE PAWTUCKET FOUNDATION has commissioned a report that finds a proposed $83 million ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox would pose a minimal financial risk for taxpayers and the team. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX
The state Senate has scheduled fall public hearings on a proposal for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. But state leaders have not yet committed to a General Assembly vote by the end of the year on financing for the proposal, even though Worcester, Mass., has already begun wooing the team's owners. The…

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