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.
Pawtucket’s mayor is afraid the state is on the brink of the baseball club moving somewhere else.
State leaders have pulled the plug – for now – on the team’s proposal for a new $83-million stadium partly funded by taxpayers.
The Pawtucket Red Sox chairman said the legislation for a new stadium will mirror the information released at a news conference earlier in t…
PawSox Chairman Larry Lucchino discusses the team’s plan to build a new stadium in Pawtucket.
The city is now looking at options for the land where McCoy Stadium stands now, including building a government center.
The Senate president argued the proposed ballpark “has the potential to be mutually beneficial to the team, city and state.”
The team is also seeking $15 million from Pawtucket for the stadium, which would be called the “Ballpark at Slater Mill.”
“The numbers pretty starkly point to the Apex site being superior to Tidewater,” Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien said.
The team’s ownership last week announced it hopes to build a replica of Fenway Park in Pawtucket, complete with a Green Monster.
The team’s ownership has yet to decide whether to renovate McCoy Stadium or construct a new ballpark.
Pawtucket’s mayor says site housing vacant department store next to I-95 may be the right fit for a new PawSox stadium.
The outside analysis will give further ammunition to the PawSox owners’ argument that the team needs a new place to play.
The intent of the study is to assess whether the 74-year-old ballpark and surrounding area is still a suitable home for the PawSox.