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State: Provident Bank Park could end up costing taxpayers $60 million

The New York Comptroller’s Office says Ramapo (N.Y.) taxpayers could be on the hook for $60 million to pay off Provident Bank Park, not the projected $39 million. The ballpark is the home of the Rockland Boulders (independent; Can-Am League). Financing for the ballpark has been embroiled in controversy since day one. Voters initially rejected […]

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State Comptroller: Ramapo skirted laws in financing new ballpark

Ramapo (N.Y.) misused local development funds in financing Provident Bank Park, home of the Rockland Boulders (independent; Can-Am League), and will have difficulties in covering debt service on the facility, according to a draft audit from the state comptroller’s office. The draft, which will be final after Ramapo officials have a chance to respond. says […]

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Ramapo ballpark construction resumes; city faces fines

Construction of a new Ramapo, N.Y. ballpark for the Rockland Boulders (independent; Can-Am League) is fully on again after state pollution officials shut things down for drainage violations but the city still might face fines over the incident.   The New York Department of Environmental Conservation issued a stop-work order on the ballpark project earlier […]

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State shuts down Ramapo ballpark construction — again

The town of Ramapo has been cited for violating environmental laws in the construction of a new ballpark for the Rockland Boulders (independent; Can-Am League) for the third time — and this time state officials shut down construction pending a plan to correct the problems. The state Department of Environmental Conservation shut down construction Friday […]

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Opponents of Ramapo ballpark to file suit

Opponents of a proposed Can-Am League ballpark in Ramapo, N.Y. have informed interested parties — potential lenders, title-insurance companies and the city — that they intend to file suit opposing the funding plan for the new facility currently being pursued by the town’s economic-development agency. The group, Preserve Ramapo, argued that the transfer of 61 […]

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