“We are a small, stable, but declining business,” PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino and Vice Chairman Mike Tamburro told lawmakers.
While most councilors want to keep the team in the city, several are not ready to commit.
The House Finance Committee is hearing testimony from different speakers who want the baseball team to stay in the city.
Tuesday’s meeting will be at Tolman High School from 6-10 p.m.
The Senate Finance Committee held the first of six hearings on whether taxpayers should spend $38 million on the ballpark.
Thursday’s meeting is the first of six.
Vitali said the resolution is postponed until after six public hearings scheduled by state lawmakers are completed.
Ruggerio says the early vote will help the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox start work.
The Senate Finance Committee Chairman will hold hearings on the $83-billion stadium proposal in a number of communities.
The Worcester City Council voted 8-1 to approve a resolution allowing the city manager to ramp up negotiations with the minor league club.
The town previously started discussions with the PawSox after fans in Worcester signed around 10,000 postcards to show their support.
The central Massachusetts city of Worcester has been in talks with the PawSox over the last few weeks about the possibility of the team maki…
General Treasurer Seth Magaziner said Friday he’s going to take a more hands-on approach to vetting the bill.
Petty says the resolution is meant to show the minor league team that Worcester and its people are enthusiastic about professional baseball.
The visit included a tour of the Canal District neighborhood adjacent to a vacant property, the site often mentioned as a possible location …
Worcester City Manager Edward Augustus said the city has spoken with team officials to express “openness” to a move.
The team has been seeking state aid to construct a new stadium in downtown Pawtucket, but the proposal remains in limbo at the State House.
“Based on everything they are saying, there would be no reason to stay if we don’t have something on the table,” Pawtucket Mayor Donald Greb…
The head of the Senate Finance Committee said he wants to hold hearings on the PawSox bill in different communities throughout the state thi…
The latest on the PawSox proposal with Senate Finance Chairman William Conley and Pawtucket Mayor Don Grebien.
The proposal calls for the state, city and team to share the cost of a new $83-million ballpark on the Apex site.
It’s still unclear if lawmakers will hold a special fall session to debate the new legislation.
Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien is hopeful legislation to fund a new PawSox stadium will be introduced in the Senate this week.
“I’m not going to push for it,” the governor said of the ballpark plan. “This is the mayor of Pawtucket’s initiative.”
Governor Raimondo appears concerned about including a state guarantee for Pawtucket’s share of the stadium debt.