The company behind the $220-million project to redevelop an eyesore along the Providence River hasn’t secured financing yet.
The PawSox chairman – and Boston Red Sox CEO – said he’s “optimistic” the minor-league team will reach a deal with Governor Raimondo.
GOP lawmakers delivered a stinging indictment of the agency, arguing that poor management is costing taxpayers money.
Governor Raimondo wants to toll large trucks to fund a new $4.8-billion program of transportation projects called “RhodeWorks.”
The inside scoop on the big I-195 land proposal, the PawSox stadium deal without Skeffington, Raimondo’s message to grads and more.
The developer proposing a several-hundred-million-dollar project says it’s “on a scale we’re not used to seeing in Rhode Island.”
Governor Raimondo hailed the proposal to use the vacant land for a million-square-foot complex with labs, retail, a hotel and more.
The transit agency, which runs commuter rail in Rhode Island, says fare revenue at Wickford Junction and T.F. Green doesn’t cover costs.
The state projects Wickford Junction station will get more than 3,300 passengers a day by 2020 – but right now it’s getting fewer than 400.
Former CEOs Terry Murray of Fleet Bank and Tom Ryan of CVS Health are two PawSox co-owners, but others have no Rhode Island ties.
The inside scoop on whether the PawSox will stay in Rhode Island, the future of the 195 land, political intrigue and much more.
“I just have concerns that this is going to be some kind of trigger,” the possible presidential candidate said. “I hope not.”
Here’s a summary of why the team’s new owners say the cost of fixing up the Pawtucket stadium would be prohibitive.
The event is expected to be held at the East Greenwich home of former R.I. Democratic Party Chairman Mark Weiner.
The ballpark would be a great thing “for the owners to spend their own money on,” Holy Cross’s Victor Matheson told local leaders.
A new survey shows 33% now think Rhode Island is moving in the right direction – the most in years, but below the pre-recession level.