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  1. Red Sox Red Sox are taking suggestions for renaming the PawSoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 |

    With the Red Sox' Triple A affiliate set to move from Pawtucket, R.I., to Worcester in April 2021 , the organization is looking for a new team name. Through Nov. 26, fans can submit their suggestions for the Red Sox to consider for a new nickname.


  2. Why the PawSox moving to Worcester is hitting the city of Pawtucket so hardRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 |

    For the Massachusetts city of Worcester, last week's announcement that the top minor league team of the Boston Red Sox was coming to a new downtown ballpark for the 2021 season was a shot in the arm. For the Rhode Island city of Pawtucket, which has been the home of the team since 1973, the news was a punch to the gut.


  3. WooSox: Everything you need to know about the PawSox move to WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 |

    Following more than 12 months of rumored interest , the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate officially announced plans Friday to relocate to New England's second biggest city beginning in 2021. The move includes a 10,000-seat new stadium in the city's burgeoning Canal District and a new name - The Worcester Red Sox.


  4. The PawSox are planning to leave Pawtucket for WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 |

    After a three-year search for a new home, the Pawtucket Red Sox are leaving Rhode Island for central Massachusetts. Team officials signed a deal Friday that aims to move the organization to Worcester, marking a major victory for city officials who spent a year trying to attract the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.


  5. Red Sox Pawtucket Red Sox reportedly have a deal in place to move to WorcesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 |

    While Pawtucket officials have been trying to come up with a plan for a new stadium to keep the Red Sox Triple A affiliate, officials in Worcester have also been looking to get plans in place to build a new stadium in an effort to get the club to leave Rhode Island. The Pawtucket Red Sox play in McCoy Stadium, which was completed in 1942 and began hosting Minor League Baseball in 1946.


  6. Man lying in R.I. Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru run over and killed, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 |

    Police say a man lying down in the drive-thru lane of a Rhode Island coffee shop has been run over and killed. Bristol police say the man was run over at about 2 a.m. Wednesday at a Dunkin' Donuts shop in town.


  7. Feds: Increase medication-based treatment for opioidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2018 |

    Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction. It's a rare instance in which Trump isn't trying roll back Obama administration policies, and where fractious Republicans and Democrats in Congress have come together. 4 comments

  8. PawSox reach out to Latino fans with new name at some gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2018 |

    The Pawtucket Red Sox says it's changing its name for select home games to connect with the Latino community. The Boston Red Sox Triple-A affiliate says it will go by the name Osos Polares de Pawtucket, which translates to Polar Bears of Pawtucket in English, for most Tuesday home games this season.


  9. Go on a beer - Rhode Trip' through 6 Rhode Island citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 |

    The smallest state in the United States has a hopping beer scene, from a brewery on a working Christmas tree farm to an industrial space featuring '80s arcade games with food trucks parked outside. Pick up a at any brewery and see how many spots you can check off along the way.


  10. Will Rhode Island subsidize a new PawSox stadium or let the team leave for Worcester?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2018 |

    A state Senate committee is set to hold a hearing Tuesday to discuss a proposal for public subsidies to help fund a new stadium for the Pawtucket Red Sox. Democratic Senate Finance Chairman William Conley Jr. introduced the bill to help the Boston Red Sox's Triple-A affiliate when the legislative session began Jan. 2. A hearing scheduled for last week was canceled due to snow.


  11. Charlie BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 |

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has made his first indication that he supports moving the Pawtucket Red Sox from Rhode Island to Worcester. The Telegram & Gazette reports that Baker said he believes Worcester has an opportunity and the state will do what it can to help.


  12. A view of the statue of the Paw Sox mascot looms in front of McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket in 2006.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 |

    The city of Worcester has hired two consultants to help it in discussions with the Pawtucket Red Sox about the possibility of relocating from Rhode Island. The Telegram & Gazette reports the city hired Smith College economist Andrew Zimbalist and former Massachusetts Secretary of Transportation Jeffrey Mullan.


  13. R.I. House speaker wants new deal for PawSox stadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 |

    House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello said Friday he wants the state's economic development agency and the Pawtucket Red Sox to renegotiate a deal for a new stadium that will reduce the risk to taxpayers and perhaps require the team or its owners to shoulder more of the cost. Mattiello, a Cranston Democrat, told The Providence Journal in a podcast posted Friday that he's been knocking on doors in his district and the overwhelming majority of people are telling him "no public money" for the project.


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