Ximena Conde

Ximena started as RIPR's Morning Edition producer in January of 2017.  She researches, reports and produces stories you here every morning!

An exterior view of McCoy Stadium in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, current home of the PawSox baseball team, in May 2017.
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Pawtucket Mayor Donald Grebien says time is running out to strike a deal with the PawSox and keep the baseball team in Rhode Island. Grebien said that if lawmakers fail to approve the latest proposal on the table, Pawtucket is ready to take matters into its own hands.

Thanksgiving typically ranks as one of the busiest holidays for road trips and New Englanders are likely to see congested roadways, trains and airport security lines this year.