EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – This week on the first half of Newsmakers: Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien. Boston Red Sox executive and principal owner of the PawSox recently said they aren’t closing the door to the possibility of the PawSox remaining in Pawtucket. It is in stark contrast to previous statements that McCoy was off the table. Mayor Grebien discusses where things stand with the baseball club, plus weighs in on the controversial shift change for firefighters in Providence.
Then on the second half Jim Ryczek, Ex. Dir. of the R.I. Coalition for the Homeless and State Sen. Juan Pichardo, D-Providence, a veteran of the Air National Guard, discuss the campaign to end veteran homelessness in Rhode Island by 2016.