This week’s Saturday Morning Post tackles the PawSox move to Providence, the state’s pension trial, marijuana legalization and much more.
Despite the snow and the city’s financial problems, Mayor Jorge Elorza said he think he first two months on the job have gone well.
The new PawSox owners are drawing inspiration from North Carolina to Texas for their proposed ballpark in Providence.
Jonathan Boucher worked on Frank Caprio’s campaign for governor before becoming executive director of the state Democratic Party.
The team’s new owners will finance a stadium themselves, but they need other help from lawmakers.
The team’s new owners are eying the vacant I-195 land for a privately-financed stadium.
With the state facing a massive budget gap, lawmakers say 2015 probably won’t be the year to address car taxes.
The Elorza administration has until June 30 to balance the budget for the current year.
Providence is asking the state Board of Education for an emergency reduction to the school year.
The council wants voters to decide whether certain board members should be required to live in Providence.
The company that oversees school busing in Providence says it hopes a strike can be averted.
Providence sold the 105-acre campus to ProvPort in 1994 to cover a massive budget deficit.
Former Mayor Angel Taveras and the city’s internal auditor are at odds over the size of the city’s budget gap.
Only one donor from a group that spent more than $70,000 to beat Buddy Cianci has been identified.
The city’s busing provider has asked for a 21-day “cooling off period” with the Teamsters union.
David Salvatore says a long-term look at the state of the city will help provide better tax predictability for businesses.