Rhode Island an easy mark

  This very interesting piece from GoLocalProv suggests that experience has shown wheeler-dealers that Rhode Island is an easy mark.

"The City of Boston tax records show the ownership team that owns the Boston Red Sox pays millions annually to the city in property taxes for 103-year-old Fenway Park and they pay hundreds of thousands more for three other parcels of land.

"The same ownership group is leading the effort to move the Pawtucket Red Sox to Providence and asking for tens of millions in state subsidies, and looking in Providence to avoid paying property taxes for decades.''