Pawtucket Newswire (Page 6)

Pawtucket Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pawtucket, RI. (Page 6)

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  1. 'Insufficient interest' keeps 'Star Wars' heroine Rey from Monopoly game, despite promisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... who wrote to them to say "girls matter" is still waiting. After inquiries from The Associated Press this week, Pawtucket, R.I.-based Hasbro said it made the piece but didn't release the new version in the United States "due to insufficient ...


  2. No, I don't think the $38m PawSox stadium subsidy plan is a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Field of Schemes

    ... go-to website for news about sports stadiums, I came across a rather different story , about the efforts of the Pawtucket Red Sox, the Triple-A minor league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, to get a new ballpark. Although the dollars are far smaller ...


  3. Politics | Progressive Democrats Call for Mattiello to "Get Back to Work"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | Go Local

    ... Party senior advisor Bill Lynch. He is the former chair of the RI Democratic Party and ran for both Mayor of Pawtucket and Congress in the past. Lynch is being paid $4,000 a month by the party. "Speaker Mattiello's decision to close the House is ...


  4. News | Guest MINDSETTERa Blank: MBTA Service in RI is Not Very UsefulRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | Go Local

    ... and overpasses, Rhode Island could have a frequent and fast rail shuttle operating between T.F. Green Airport and Pawtucket. The shuttle would operate more like a subway than a commuter rail, by reliably connecting residents of the Providence ...


  5. All-Star Youth Classic during MLB All-Star Week MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Miami Herald

    A group from The Slaterettes Girls' Baseball League in Pawtucket, R.I. competed in the 2016 MLB All-Star Youth Classic during MLB All-Star Week in San Diego. This year's All-Star Week with the All-Star Youth Classic is in Miami-Dade County.


  6. With PawSox still looking for new home, Worcester may want to make pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    McCoy Stadium is at 1 Ben Mondor Way in this Rhode Island city but more importantly, the phone number there is 724-7300. That is a critical piece of information because as of right now the Pawtucket Red Sox are officially interested in talking to other places that might be equally interested in having them as residents.


  7. Spirited comeback helps RailRiders split in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... the ninth inning, a blast off a 2-2 pitch from one of the more steady relief pitchers in the International League, Pawtucket right-hander Noe Ramirez. McKinney trotted around the bases, and it made the RailRiders feel good, for a moment. They were ...


  8. News | PawSox Stadium Watchdogs Keep Pressure on General Assembly Following Abrupt HaltRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Go Local

    After the Rhode Island General Assembly stopped abruptly Friday night amidst the budget impass -- and failure to approve a Fiscal Year 2018 budget -- community leader David Norton with the group "Organizing for Pawtucket" sent the following letter on Monday to state leaders. Now that Governor Gina A. Raimondo has given her approval to the recently updated Pawtucket stadium proposal, and you have committed to scheduling multiple hearings of the Senate Finance Committee in the fall, our group, Keep PawSox at McCoy & No Taxpayer Money for Billionaire Owners, which obviously remains opposed to the plan, thought it appropriate to reach out to you.


  9. After 2B for 1st hit, Frazier hits 1st MLB HRRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | New York Yankees

    Clint Frazier felt a tap on his shoulder from his Triple-A manager on Friday evening, and as Al Pedrique led him into the visiting manager's office at McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, R.I., the Yankees' Then, as Pedrique, straight-faced, rattled off a list of things that the 22-year-old outfielder needs to improve, Frazier began to wonder about the purpose of the chat. Pedrique concluded by telling Frazier that he could work on those things beginning on Saturday in Houston, where he would become the latest "Baby Bomber" to make his Major League debut.


  10. Here's the Single Highlight of Allen Craig's Red Sox CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | Surviving Grady

    You'd be forgiven for mistaking The Red Sox' AAA team in Pawtucket for the Billionaire's Club. Over the past 10 to 12 months, the PawSox have played host to a number of the parent club's more well-heeled, handsomely-paid mistakes .


  11. Rain Men: RailRiders suspended in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | The Times-Tribune

    ... activate your all access, enter contests, take quizzes, download our mobile apps and see the latest e-circulars. PAWTUCKET, R.I. - Seems like every night on this road trip the RailRiders faced some sort of delay, either before or during their games. ...


  12. Affordable home to replace blighted multifamily propertyRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | National Mortgage News

    ... The property was placed in receivership. After a demolition financed by the task force, the vacant lot was sold to Pawtucket Central Falls Development, a nonprofit affordable-housing developer. The Nuisance Task Force then awarded PCF Development ...


  13. Live Videos | LIVE: Pawtucket Native Alper Creates Dating App Hater,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Go Local

    Over half a million people around the world now use the dating app "Hater" which Pawtucket native Brendan Alper designed to help match people based on things they don't like. Alper, Hater founder and CEO, says the idea started off in a comedy sketch and grew into reality from there.


  14. Providence woman charged with striking minor in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Officials say the impact of the car sent the boy across four lanes of traffic and caused her to crash into a building. Mayowa did not stump on the brakes and continued to accelerate after hitting the boy.


  15. Fecteau Redeploying to Attend Harvard UniversityRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 |

    U.S. Army Major Matthew J. Fecteau of Pawtucket, Rhode Island will be redeploying early July to attend Harvard University as a Mid-Career Master in Public Administration student, a lifelong dream. MAJ Fecteau is deployed overseas in support of operations across the Greater Middle East including Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Spartan Shield, and Operation Inherent Resolve.


  16. Lifestyle | Thursday's LIVE Features Dating App "Hater" ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Go Local

    Pawtucket native Brendan Alper will kick off the show at 3 p.m. talking about the dating app he developed called Hater . The Brown graduate assembled an app that allows users to match with other people based on things they hate.


  17. Reduce glut of occupational licensing lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | The Wave

    In this Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 photo Jocelyn DoCouto, top, adds braid extensions for seven-year-old Zanyrah Parrott, of Pawtucket, R.I., in DoCouto's home, in Pawtucket. DoCouto is pushing for state legislation in Rhode Island that would exempt her from the cumbersome and expensive occupational licensing requirements for hairdressers and barbers.


  18. Business | PawSox Owners Combined Would Rank as 10th Richest Owner in SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Go Local

    Dan Gilbert, owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers and founder of Quicken Loans, is a billionaire, too, and ranked as the 15th richest man in professional sports in the world, but he is not close to the collective net worth of the PawSox ownership group either. Admittedly, individually, none of the PawSox owners are likely to make Forbes's top ten list of richest owners , but the combined net worth of the group -- which is asking the city of Pawtucket and the State of Rhode Island for a combined $38 million in public financing -- would rank in the top ten.


  19. Politics | Raimondo on PawSox, Vetoes, Trudeau Coming to RI, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Go Local

    Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo said it would be "very difficult" to sign legislation that will make it easier for police officers and firefighters to get disability pensions that pay them two-thirds pay, tax-free for life -- and that while she has "concerns about everything" pertaining to the latest Pawtucket Red Sox legislation to build a new stadium on the Apex site, she is confident in Mayor Donald Grebien and city leaders' economic analysis. The Rhode Island House of Representatives voted 53-to-8 this week to approve legislation to equate an "illness sustained while in the performance of duty" with an on-the-job injury so more firefighters can qualify for benefits they have in the past been denied.


  20. Live Videos | LIVE: Opponents to PawSox-Apex Deal to Gear Up for Latest BattleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Go Local

    Calling the latest Pawtucket Red Sox legislative effort -- which is expected to see a fall session for legislators to consider -- "insane," community organizer and Pawtucket resident David Norton appeared on GoLocal LIVE on Tuesday. "People in Rhode Island, and Pawtucket, are upset regarding collective billionaires getting tax money.


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