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Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 5:02pm.READ MORE:
The City of Wilmington received a petition today with more than 4,000 signatures. If verified, it will force the city to either adopt an initiative blocking tax money for a ballpark or let voters decide. The move has city leaders fired up. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 11:30pm.READ MORE:
The City of Wilmington is one step closer to building a ballpark and bringing a minor league team to the Port City. The city’s consultant, National Sports Services, presented results from a recent survey about the ballpark Tuesday night, as well as some potential building sites. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/23/2012 - 5:28pm.READ MORE:
One day after Wilmington Mayor Bill Saffo said the proposal for a ballpark is not a good one for the city, many of the main players who pitched the plan are MIA. We contacted the private developers, Mandalay Baseball and the Atlanta Braves and got very little response. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/16/2012 - 5:02pm.READ MORE:
Members of Wilmington City Council have unanswered questions after Mandalay Baseball's proposal last night. Some want more private dollars involved. Even so, they believe a ballpark would be a big boost to Wilmington's economy. Full story...
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 05/15/2012 - 11:29pm.READ MORE:
The private development team looking to bring a ballpark and minor league baseball team to the Port City gave a presentation to Wilmington City Council Tuesday night, laying out the details of development, ownership and costs. Full story...
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 05/14/2012 - 4:54pm.READ MORE:
While there's a lot of support from the business community for a taxpayer-funded baseball stadium in Wilmington, it is not unanimous support. The Privately Funded Baseball Alliance, started by a local business owner, announced its arrival on the steps of City Hall today. In attendance were other established groups who are for and against a publicly-funded ballpark. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/04/2012 - 11:57pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Scott Pickey on Wed, 04/18/2012 - 3:32pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Tue, 04/17/2012 - 11:25pm.READ MORE:
Wilmington City Council voted to hire National Sports Services, a company based out of Kansas, as their project manager for the proposed ballpark. Council members said Ripken Design, who the city was originally looking to hire, may have had a conflict of interest with Mandalay Baseball Properties. Full story...
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Mon, 04/16/2012 - 3:15pm.READ MORE:
The City of Wilmington may strike out when it comes to selecting Ripken Design as the project manager for the proposed ballpark. The project manager would evaluate the feasibility of building a baseball stadium. But a couple of council members have some serious questions. Full story...