Columbia Point

Enrollment at the five University of Massachusetts campuses shot up 27 percent over the past decade and surpassed the 74,000 mark for the first time this year, presenting university overseers with a welcome challenge: managing growth.

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With a number of large projects in the pipeline around Mount Vernon Street and Morrissey Boulevard, the city’s inconsistent application of the Columbia Point Master Plan was once more a source of neighborhood frustration as a Boston Redevelopment... Read more

As the fall semester nears, a pair of UMass Boston construction projects principally aimed at relocating utility infrastructure on Columbia Point remain in progress this month. Part of the work— along the perimeter road on the eastern side of the... Read more

Herb Chambers told the Columbia Savin Hill Civic Association planning board on Tuesday that his plans for a Land Rover and Jaguar dealership on a key Morrissey Boulevard parcel are independent of anything that will happen on the next-door Boston Globe... Read more

(Updated Wed., July 20)— As news on a new agreement to sell the 16-acre Boston Globe property on Morrissey Boulevard continues to break, car magnate Herb Chambers – who owns an abutting property that could prove to be a lynchpin in still-emerging... Read more

Columbia Point is once again the center of stadium-sized speculation this week as talks between the New England Revolution and UMass continue to weigh the merits of building a professional soccer venue at the former Bayside Expo Center site.

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Community members this week echoed their elected officials’ concerns about a possible siting of a soccer stadium on Columbia Point this week.

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Word emerged this week that UMass officials are talking with the Kraft family — owners of the Patriots and the New England Revolution soccer franchise — about... Read more

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