Pawtucket Newswire (Page 9)

Pawtucket Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pawtucket, RI. (Page 9)

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  1. Hasbro Sales, Profit Beat on Disney Doll DemandRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Fox News

    Hasbro reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit, helped by strong demand for its Disney Princess and Frozen dolls in the all-important holiday selling season in the United States. Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro said revenue from toys in the girls category jumped 52 percent, as demand for dolls based on Walt Disney's Cinderella and Frozen rose significantly in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 25. The company also benefited from strong demand for Dream Works' Trolls dolls.

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  2. Hasbro sales, profit beat on strong demand for Disney dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Reuters

    Pawtucket, Rhode Island-based Hasbro said revenue from toys in the girls category jumped 52 percent, as demand for dolls based on Walt Disney Co's ( The company also benefited from strong demand for Dream Works' Trolls dolls. The film released in November last year in the United States.

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  3. Hasbro's sales rise 11.2 per cent on demand for Disney, Frozen dollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    A statue of Hasbro's iconic Mr. Potato Head character is pictured in front of the Company's global corporate headquarters in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, in this picture released to Reuters on in this October 19, 2009, file photo. Hasbro Inc, the second-largest U.S. toymaker, topped Wall Street's profit expectations for the first time in six quarters due to better inventory management and market share gains, sending its shares up 5 percent, July 23, 2012.

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  4. Politics | Fecteau: President Trump, Don't Touch Dodd-FrankRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Go Local

    ... with money, they should stick to a casino. We've been through enough financial fiascos, no more. Matt Fecteau of Pawtucket, R.I., was a Democratic congressional candidate in 2014. He is a former White House national security intern and Iraq war ...

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  5. Two facing multiple drug and firearms charges after bust in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    PAWTUCKET, R.I. The Pawtucket Police Department Narcotics Unit placed two individuals into custody Wednesday after detectives found 7.43 grams of cocaine, .28 grams of heroin, 2.33 grams of marijuana, a stolen firearm, and a firearm with alterations made to the serial number. Both Chalmers and Santiago were arraigned Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. at the Sixth Division District Court.

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  6. Strong economy drives Teknor Apex growth plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Plastics News

    ... more details of the firm's plans to grow in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Tennessee. At its headquarters in Pawtucket, R.I., Teknor has invested in research and development and corporate activities, adding between 20 and 30 jobs in the last year, ...

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  7. Able to make just so muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Newport Daily News

    ... in the gallery. It's not the first time they've shared wall space: RHD-RI has run an Outsider Art Fair at its Pawtucket location since 2015, with last September's iteration initially joining these organizations together. Many of these artists have ...

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  8. Mossberg: Immigration builds America's tech dominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Re/code

    Welcome to Mossberg, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Recode by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, executive editor at The Verge and editor at large of Recode . The next time you're driving from New York to Boston on I-95, you should make a little detour in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, to visit the Old Slater Mill national historic landmark .

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  9. Serial graffiti artist faces 9 charges after being arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. A Pawtucket man is facing multiple charges after being arrested for a string of vandalisms on Tuesday. According to Central Falls Police, 20-year-old Christopher Guzman was arrested after officers responded to School Street on January 27th, 2017 around 1 a.m., for a report that someone had vandalized a building.

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  10. Business | RIDOT Accepting Proposals for New Pawtucket Commuter Rail StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | Go Local

    The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is accepting proposals to design and build Rhode Island's newest commuter rail station, located close to the Pawtucket-Central Falls line. The cost of the project is $40 million and will be fined through Rhode Island's Congressional Delegation to secure $13.1 million through the federal Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant program.

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  11. [Robert J. Fouser] Korea and theories of TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Korea Herald

    ... user, a former associate professor of Korean language education at Seoul National University, writes on Korea from Pawtucket, Rhode Island. He can be reached at [email protected] -- Ed.

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  12. Red Sox: Feasibility study of McCoy Stadium raises concerns for PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | BoSox Injection

    The results of the McCoy Stadium feasibility study are in, and it doesn't look good for Pawtucket, where the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate currently resides. After months of studying McCoy Stadium and the city of Pawtucket, Pendulum Studio II reported the results to the Providence Journal .

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  13. Politics | Fecteau: Reconsider the Ban on Syrian RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Go Local

    ... a cruel world. Mr. Trump changed that with the stroke of a pen, turning his back on those who need us most. ) of Pawtucket, Rhode Island was a Democratic candidate for office in 2014 and 2016. He is a former White House national security intern and ...

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  14. Teknor Apex investing $32 million to expand Tennessee facilityRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | Canadian Plastics Magazine

    Pawtucket, R.I.-based Teknor Apex will spend US$32.2 million to build a 200,000-square-foot distribution facility at its site in Brownsville, Tenn. In a statement, Teknor Apex said the expansion will also allow it to grow the manufacturing units within its existing plant there.

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  15. In re Kurt H.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... reasons that are not germane to the issues currently on appeal. In June 2014, the family moved to an apartment in Pawtucket. Shortly thereafter, DSS contacted the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF) to report that the ...

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  16. News | National Stadium Expert: Public Should Not Subsidize PawSox to Stay in PawtucketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Go Local

    A new report shows McCoy rehab and rebuild costs, and a leading economist says no taxpayer dollars for either, or another location. A leading sports economist is saying that he would personally advise no public money be spent on rehabbing - or rebuilding - McCoy Stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox, after a report released this week showed that it would cost $68 million to renovate McCoy, and at least $78 million to construct a new stadium.

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  17. Study: Investing in the PawSox stadium likely won't pay offRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Finance and Commerce

    A study suggests it wouldn't be worthwhile for Rhode Island to invest in renovating the Pawtucket Red Sox stadium or building a new one at the site. But Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo says she's still open to investing.

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  18. Pawtucket Mayor calls stadium report numbers "scary"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    ... think it's best to move. Mayor Don Grebien said it is his responsibility as mayor to keep the team in the city of Pawtucket within a reasonable cost. "I believe they're committed to the city of Pawtucket. I think the next conversations have to be ...

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  19. Massage parlor owners sue town again over ordinanceRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The owners of two Pawtucket massage parlors have sued the city for a second time over an ordinance intended to prevent sex trafficking. The owners of Harmony Spa and Far East claim the ordinance restricts business and is racially biased.

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  20. Pawsox study: Stadium in desperate need of repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WLNE-TV Providence

    The just released $105,000 independent report on McCoy Stadium concludes that the Pawtucket site is currently performing behind similar markets, specifically as it relates to fan experience. "It's clear that to promote economic sustainability for baseball in the region for the next period of time, specifically to the McCoy Stadium site things need to be done," said Jonathan O'Neil Cole of Pendulum Studio II.

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