The Pawtucket Red Sox yesterday released plans to build an $83 million ballpark at the Apex site along Route 95 in Pawtucket. The plan envisions funding for the ballpark coming from the team, the State, and the City of...
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PawSox Stadium Proposals Feature Copious Waterfront Surface Parking
You guys, seriously, when are we going to stop paving over our riverbanks?
Developer Proposes Demolition of Historic Fire House in Pawtucket to Build a Family Dollar Store
Hose Company No. 6, a former popular restaurant at 636 Central Ave., could be coming down to make way for a new Family Dollar store, city officials confirmed this week.
The Valley Breeze: PawSox looking at Apex property for new stadium
Owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox are analyzing the Apex property on the city’s riverfront as one of several possible sites other than McCoy Stadium for a future new baseball venue.
CityLab: For a Better Economy, Add Commuter Rail?
Dozens of Amtrak and commuter trains pass through the two forlorn Rhode Island mill cities of Central Falls and Pawtucket, every day without stopping.
PBN: Long-sought Pawtucket-Central Falls commuter rail station gets $13.1M boost
A long-discussed plan to expand passenger rail service to Pawtucket and Central Falls got a boost on Wednesday from a $13.1 million federal TIGER grant which will help build a new commuter rail station here, something...
ProJo: Pawtucket, Central Falls seeking rail station
The Department of Transportation late last month applied for a $14.5-million federal grant for the project, which would be built between Dexter and Conant Streets and cost an estimated $40 million.
ProJo: Major development proposed for ‘premier’ waterfront property in Pawtucket
Peregrine Group LLC and city officials expect to announce Tuesday a proposal for a commercial and residential development on nearly 11 acres of prime waterfront property along the Seekonk River and bounded by Division...
Because Pawtucket doesn’t have enough parking
Two old buildings that are part of the Downtown Pawtucket Historic District will be leveled to make way for parking.
The Valley Breeze: Officials: Luxury apartment project could be game-changer
City officials say a plan to bring 200 luxury apartments and 30,000 square feet of commercial space to vacant land at 45 Division St. is the big score the downtown has been waiting for.
WPRI: Sources: New PawSox owners want to move to Providence
The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox want to move the team to a privately-financed stadium in Providence, according to multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
ABC 6 Video: Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station
Pawtucket and Central Falls are a step closer to having a commuter rail stop on the Providence - Boston MBTA line. Last night, at a public meeting hosted by the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) and the...
Pawtucket-Central Falls Commuter Rail Station Public Meeting – January 22, 2015
You’re invited to attend a Rhode Island Department of Transportation & the City of Pawtucket/City of Central Falls Public Meeting concerning the future Pawtucket/Central Falls Commuter rail station!
RIPTA Bus Hub Alternatives Community Meeting in Pawtucket – October 28, 2014
The City of Pawtucket Department of Planning will be holding a meeting to discuss potential alternatives to the existing Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) bus hub on Roosevelt Avenue. The Department has been...
ProJo: Paul Graseck: City Council still has time to save Pawtucket landmark
A recent controversy instigated by the Pawtucket City Council betrays a shortsightedness that runs counter to the city’s effort to revitalize its downtown. City council members have proposed removing the leaky tower...
The further suburbanization of North Main Street
Proposal calls for demolition of old Sears building for 300 parking spaces to serve an LA Fitness gym.
PBN: Riverfront revival in Pawtucket?
Providence Business News reports on renewed efforts to redevelop the Pawtucket and Central Falls riverfronts.