Thursday, May 28, 2015

Worcester Says 'No': Are PawSox Homeless?

Larry Lucchino's grand scheme for a AAA waterfront ballpark in Providence didn't exactly send a thrill up the legs of Rhode Island lawmakers. Somehow, they didn't see the value of spending $120 million of taxpayer money to make the Red Sox even richer than they already are. So, the "homeless" PawSox next turned to New Bedford. But now their Mayor says a stadium deal is a "non-starter". How about Worcester? After a brief dalliance with that central Massachusetts community, their City Manager is saying he has "no intention" of using public money to finance Lucchino's minor league empire. Hey, here's an idea: stay in Pawtucket!