Nearly 500 attendees at the Northern Rhode Island Chamber of Commerce annual dinner received both a quick pep talk from Gov. Gina M. Raimondo and assurances from Pawtucket Red Sox Chairman Larry Lucchino that the team was re-committing itself to minor league baseball in Pawtucket.
Amid concerns of sliding attendance caused partly by last year’s failed attempt to build a new baseball stadium in Providence, Pawsox owners are trying to make amends with fans and the team’s hometown of Pawtucket.
Scrawled on a piece of lined paper buried deep among thousands of court documents is a handwritten note:
"OK to be bold, but this is as aggressive as we've done."
The word "aggressive" is underlined and there's an arrow pointing at …
A R.I. Superior Court judge on Friday is expected to hear arguments about whether the court should order U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission testimony of J. Michael Saul to be included in an ongoing civil suit regarding 38 Studios LLC.
The state legislature is likely to subpoena former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling to compel him to testify regarding the demise of 38 Studios LLC, but the summons is unlikely to carry much power outside of the state.