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AN OPPORTUNE TIME: Pawtucket Mayor Donald R. Grebien speaks at the Slater Mill about the need to develop a comprehensive plan for redevelopment after the Pawtucket Red Sox announced the team was leaving the city. Seated at left is Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, who said the state would work to build tools to help Pawtucket and Central Falls, which will have a new transit center built less than a mile from the historic site.  
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MICHAEL SALERNO

With bus/train station coming, redevelopment focus for Pawtucket, Central Falls must...

More than a decade after it was first discussed, ground was broken for a commuter train and bus station in Pawtucket earlier this month,...

PawSox seeking fan input for new name following move

PAWTUCKET – The Pawtucket Red Sox issued a call Monday for fans of the team to submit name and nickname recommendations for the team,...
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...

What ifs will not help Pawtucket

What might have been. That is a phrase that Pawtucket could be repeating over and over in the coming years as it looks to...
BARBARA COTTAM, chair of the R.I. Board of Education, spoke at the Computer Science for Rhode Island Summit held on Dec. 13 at the University of Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/STEPHANIE ALVAREZ EWENS

Two sections of Newport targeted for revitalization grants

PROVIDENCE – Newport may be known for its seaside mansions, but two neighborhoods in the community are being targeted for revitalization efforts.Citizens Bank’s charitable...
Jaclyn Leibl-Cote, president of Collette Travel Services Inc., is pictured right standing next to her father, Dan Sullivan Jr., former president and current Collette CEO. On Wednesday, the Pawtucket-based company announced it planned to create "75-plus" full-time jobs in the local market over the next "several years." / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Local growth plans in the works, says Collette

PAWTUCKET - Less than one week after an announcement by the Pawsox that they planned to pursue a stadium deal in Worcester, Mass., one...

Pawtucket expands business loan programs

PAWTUCKET – Intending to stimulate the local economy, the city is offering an expanded plate of commercial loans available to small and medium-sized businesses...
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...

Bristol County Savings Bank Appoints Damon Arpin VP/Commerical Lending

Bristol County Savings Bank, headquartered in Taunton, Massachusetts, has named Damon Arpin to the position of Vice President/Commercial Lending. In this capacity, Arpin is...
A RENDERING OF THE PROPOSED "Ballpark at Slater Mill." / COURTESY PAWTUCKET RED SOX

Will the PawSox agree to the newly revised Pawtucket ballpark legislation,...

Following months of hearings, the Senate Finance Committee has revised proposed legislation to formalize the deal between the state, the city of Pawtucket and...
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