Last week’s “reveal” by the Boston 2024 committee, the non-profit organization that has led the effort to bring the Summer Games to Boston, was a mixed bag. On the one hand, the presentation offered the most in-depth glimpse to date at what could be a... Read more
Coach Bill Belichick: "Deflategate” has the potential to destroy him, says Clark Booth.But of course, it is ridiculous. My old pal Joe Fitzgerald of the Herald is right on the money when he declares, “Deflategate is a poor excuse for a scandal.” And that... Read more
Members of Boston's delegation to the State House met with opponents of the Olympics bid on Monday, and left the meeting saying valid concerns were raised about how the undertaking would be funded. Rep. Michael Moran, a Brighton Democrat, said the No... Read more
Heavyweight boxer Donnie Palmer will make his first return to the ring tomorrow after a long comeback from a shooting incident that nearly claimed his life last July. Palmer, 31, will battle Houston Crayton (1-5-0) in a bout that is part of a large boxing... Read more
The University of Massachusetts is moving forward with plans to build its first-ever student dormitory on the Dorchester campus of UMass Boston. A request for proposals will be issued this spring seeking proposals from private developers who would lease... Read more
New details emerge on Columbia Point, Franklin Park impacts Proponents of Boston 2024’s Olympic bid outlined elements of the presentation that won the city a seat at the international table last month during a press conference held at the Boston... Read more
Boston 2024 and other Olympics bid supporters have made transparency a major part of their public messaging, but have released little information about the bid that helped them prevail over competitors before the U.S. Olympic Committee. Ahead of a... Read more
Dr. J. Keith Motley If advocates are ultimately successful in bringing the 2024 Olympic Games to Boston, Dorchester’s own Columbia Point neighborhood would likely play a major role in the event, with the former Bayside Expo Center site —owned by UMass... Read more
Boston’s bid to secure the 2024 summer Olympic games won the US committee’s nod last Thursday— a significant victory for proponents of the idea, most notably Mayor Martin Walsh, who has become the most prominent public face of the effort. Walsh trumpeted... Read more
Details of who would pay for the facilities and the public infrastructure that would be needed for Boston to host the 2024 Olympic Games remain murky this week. Boston 2024 organizers say they will reveal more about their larger plans next Wednesday... Read more


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