And Mayor Elorza, who has been silent on the subject until now, weighed in with an opinion on the project.
Ted Nesi at WPRI detailed these breaking news stories for WPRI.
"The Pawtucket Red Sox suffered a new blow to their hopes of building a riverfront stadium in Providence on Thursday after Brown University said it won’t sell the prime downtown land the team needs without a clear show of support from local leaders and residents."
You can read Nesi's full article here
And, as if that's not enough, in Friday morning's Providence Journal Kate Bramson included a statement from Speaker Mattiello that indicates some reconsidering going on up at the State House: "The PawSox is an issue that's just not ready, and it may never be ready to be addressed. I don't know if the ballpark is going to happen or not."
You can read the Projo's front page story here.