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.
The 27-year-old founder of the right-leaning legal group’s new local chapter predicts it’s “going to pack a big punch for a little state.”
Rhode Island remains the nation’s most Catholic state by far, but one in five residents now identify with no religion, a new poll shows.
The governor said the tax isn’t needed now that new revenue estimates have put the state $173 million ahead of expectations.
The roundup has insights into the PawSox stadium deal, Rhode Island’s brighter budget picture, the future of Women & Infants and more.
Rhode Island lawmakers got a very early Christmas present on Friday: significantly more money to spend as they write a budget this spring.