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SHATTERED DREAM: Pictured is the site of the former Apex department store in downtown Pawtucket, which had been the proposed location for a new ballpark for the Pawtucket Red Sox until the team announced it found a better deal with Worcester, Mass., where it will be moving in two years./ PBN FILE PHOTO/PAMELA BHATIA

Given the departure of the Pawtucket Red Sox to Worcester, Mass.,...

With the reality of the departure of the Pawtucket Red Sox setting in, political leaders and small business owners are cassting about for ways...
FRUSTRATED: Steven Porter, co-owner with his wife, Dawn, of Stillwater Books on Main Street in Pawtucket, said the decision of the Pawtucket Red Sox to move to Worcester, Mass., is a missed opportunity to “revitalize the downtown in one fell swoop,” adding the city will lose hundreds of thousands of potential visitors. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

After PawSox: What’s next for city?

Out the picture windows of his Pawtucket bookstore, Steven Porter can see what might have been.With a sweep of his hand, he identified the...
CIVIC BOOSTERS: The Guild owners Devin Kelly, left, and Jeremy Duffy were recognized for their efforts to
create jobs and revitalize their Pawtucket neighborhood.
 / COURTESY THE GUILD

Guild owners honored by Pawtucket Foundation

JEREMY DUFFY AND DEVIN KELLY, owners of The Guild in Pawtucket, were honored as People of the Year by the Pawtucket Foundation during the...
TALKING INFRASTRUCTURE: Attendees have conversations with one another during last year’s Rhode Island Infrastructure Summit at the Omni Providence Hotel. This year’s summit, hosted by the R.I. Infrastructure Bank, will take place Monday, Sept. 17, at the R.I. Convention Center in Providence.
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PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Editor’s Choice: R.I. Infrastructure Bank to hold Infrastructure Summit Sept. 17

EDITOR’S CHOICE R.I. Infrastructure Bank to hold Infrastructure Summit Sept. 17 THE R.I. INFRASTRUCTURE BANK will hold its second annual Infrastructure Summit, which will...

Tickets on sale for Sept. 13 Ocean Inno Tech Fest at...

PAWTUCKET – Where can you find artificial intelligence, virtual reality, augmented reality, robotics, autonomous technology and 3-D tech all in one place, along with...
A TEAM EFFORT: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello’s plan to keep the Pawtucket Red Sox in Rhode Island ultimately was unsuccessful, but Gov. Gina M. Raimondo could have played a more effective role in the negotiations to keep the team from heading to Worcester, Mass. 
 / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO; COURTESY R.I. GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Looking for leadership? Don’t expect to find it in R.I.

The simple – but not entirely inaccurate – thing would be to lay the Pawtucket Red Sox leaving Rhode Island on the doorstep of...
A RENDERING of the newly announced Worcester, Mass., stadium that will house the Pawtucket Red Sox following the end of the team's tenure at McCoy Stadium. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

PawSox sign with Worcester, governor points finger at legislature

Updated at 7:51 p.m. with comments from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and 9:41 with details from the city of Worcester.PROVIDENCE – The Pawtucket Red...
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL's Deputy General Counsel has filed for "WooSox" trademarks, a move it calls a safety measure, but a move that can be seen as a sign that the league considers the possibility of the team leaving Rhode Island real. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX/KELLY O'CONNOR

MassLive: MiLB lawyer files for ‘WooSox’ trademarks

PROVIDENCE – In a sign that Minor League Baseball considers Worcester, Mass., as a legitimate landing spot for the Pawtucket Red Sox, a MiLB...
NICK CAFARDO, a sports reporter for the Boston Globe, told radio personality Tara Granahan that his sources have said that the Worcester, Mass., stadium deal is gaining momentum with the PawSox and Minor League Baseball over the deal that was approved by the General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Gina M. Raimondo. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX/KELLY O'CONNOR

Red Sox beat writer says Worcester is gaining favor of Pawsox

PROVIDENCE – Worcester is gaining momentum to land the Pawtucket Red Sox, at least according to Boston Globe sports reporter Nick Cafardo, who appeared...
THE INSURANCE SERVICES OFFICE has raised the fire safety rating for Pawtucket, a move that could lower insurance rates for the city's businesses and residents. / COURTESY PAWTUCKET

Pawtucket gets better fire safety rating

PAWTUCKET – Insurance analysts have given Pawtucket a higher fire safety rating, boding well for local property owners seeking lower fire insurance rates, city...
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