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  1. PawSox gives team financial data to Rhode Island lawmakersRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Pawtucket Red Sox has provided details on the team's finances to Rhode Island lawmakers looking at a proposal to build an $83 million stadium for the Boston Red Sox minor league team. Senate Finance Committee Chairman William Conley says the documents provided Wednesday by team officials include a recent consolidated balance sheet and letters of good standing from Minor League Baseball and an independent auditor.

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  2. Union, city officials react to Memorial Hospital closureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Executives with Care New England announced Tuesday they've decided to close the hospital, after a deal to sell it to Prime Healthcare fell through. "We couldn't come to terms that would be mutually agreeable to both sides.

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  3. City council to vote on legislation for PawSox stadiumRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A Rhode Island city council is holding a special meeting on legislation for the city and the state to commit $38 million toward a new stadium for a Boston Red Sox minor league team. The Providence Journal reports it's unclear whether the Pawtucket Red Sox stadium proposal has majority support in the Pawtucket City Council.

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  4. Hospital to close after proposed sale falls throughRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    One of the largest hospital chains in Rhode Island says it will close Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket after a deal to sell it to a California-based health system fell through. The Providence-based nonprofit health system had taken over the struggling hospital in 2013.

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  5. Mayor fires tax assessor placed on leave earlier this yearRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Democratic Mayor Jorge Elorza's spokeswoman said Friday that Tax Assessor David Quinn was fired last week. Emily Crowell didn't say why.

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  6. Pawtucket police arrest 3 during drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Officer arrested 30-year-old Brandon Querceto, 44-year-old Jacqueline Caraballo, and 32-year-old Michael Querceto on Mendon Avenue after police found heroin, cocaine, and marijuana as well as prescription pills.

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  7. Providence mother, son arrested for selling drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Davila was taken into custody due to an outstanding Failure to Appear Superior Court warrant. However, the original charge on the warrant was manufacture/deliver/possession of Schedule II controlled substance.

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  8. Lawmakers considering PawSox stadium ask about team financesRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Rhode Island lawmakers looking at a proposal to build an $83 million stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox have asked team Chairman Larry Lucchino for details on the team's finances. Portsmouth Republican Rep. Kenneth Mendonca told Lucchino he wanted to see the team's balance sheet because lawmakers have a responsibility to constituents and the state.

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  9. Former North Providence Police Sergeant granted paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Sentenced for 20 years for his role in a burglary ring in North Providence and Pawtucket, last month the parole board approved Ciresi's release.

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  10. Several cats rescued from abandoned home in PawtucketRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Rhode Island Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says they raided the home Tuesday after receiving a tip. Officers say the Pawtucket home was left in disrepair, and they struggled to reach the animals.

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  11. Pawtucket cats rescued from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ABC6 News was told that at least eight cats were rescued, but dozens more are believed to be hiding inside. "It was hard to catch all the cats because of the amount of debris in the house and we'll be going back to the household tomorrow to make sure all the remaining cats have been trapped and removed and sent to various shelters within Rhode Island," said Veterinarian Annette Rauch from Care for Animals.

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  12. Woman, child safe after vehicle crashes into restaurantRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Surveillance video shows the woman drive through a fence at the Pawtucket pub on Friday morning. The driver leaves the vehicle and tries to tend to the child before frantically running around the back patio.

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  13. House committee to hold 2 hearings on PawSox stadium planRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The House Finance Committee has scheduled two hearings in October on legislation about public financing for a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. The first hearing - scheduled for Oct. 10 at the State House - is designed to give committee members a chance to review the legislation including the terms of the deal, the soundness of its assumptions, and implications for the city and the state.

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  14. 2 Rhode Island towns making joint pitch to AmazonRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The mayors of Pawtucket and Central Falls announced a proposal Thursday for Amazon to build new offices around a soon-to-be-constructed train station on the commuter rail line to Boston. The Seattle company says it will spend more than $5 billion to build a second headquarters in North America with as many as 50,000 jobs.

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  15. Pawtucket, Central Falls pushing for Amazon HQRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    A new pitch to become Amazon's second headquarters has been made by the cities of Pawtucket and Central Falls Thursday morning. Pawtucket and Central Falls are teaming up to make a joint bid to lure the company to set up shop in Rhode Island.

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  16. Courtesy of the Seekonk Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Seekonk Police Department is seeking a suspect wanted for his involvement in the robbery of a local Honey Dew Donuts. Seekonk Police said they responded around 3:40 p.m., to the Honey Dew Donuts on Central Ave after a report came forward of an armed robbery that occurred.

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  17. Second public hearing on proposed new PawSox StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Senate Finance Committee paid Pawtucket a visit Tuesday night, holding the second of six public hearings on the PawSox stadium proposal at Tolman High School. "This is a gateway to Rhode Island and a gateway to revitalizing our downtown and our riverfront," said Mayor Donald Grebien.

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  18. Hearings on PawSox stadium plan continue, with time limitRead the original story

    Sep 26, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The Senate Finance Committee is continuing to review a proposal to build a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox but it limited the length of its next hearing. It's the second hearing to review legislation to provide a $23 million state investment to help finance the estimated $83 million stadium in Pawtucket.

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  19. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. Rhode Island State Troopers made two arrests while responding to an unusually high number of motor vehicle crashes in the hours between Friday and Saturday. Investigation by State Police revealed that Roberts, 20, of Bryan St., Fall River, made an illegal U-turn while driving on Interstate 95 south around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday.

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  20. Pawtucket names RI's first female police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    Tina Goncalves is the first female police chief in the city's history, as well as Rhode Island's first ever female municipal police chief.

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