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Once billed as the most walkable Olympic Games, Boston 2024 is now pitching its proposal as the most underwritten. "The risk management program is designed to minimize the possibility of costs being incurred by taxpayers," Boston 2024 Partnership wrote in... Read more
Boston City Council President Bill Linehan on Wednesday blocked a move to immediately issue a subpoena to Boston 2024 after frustrated councilors called the group pushing to host the Olympics in Boston "arrogant" and asserted they've been "disrespected"... Read more
The group seeking to bring the Olympics to Boston wants the state to "give up" its air rights at the site of the proposed Olympic Stadium, according to Gov. Charlie Baker. Boston 2024, a non-profit seeking to make the city host to the Summer Games in nine... Read more
With Massachusetts commuters struggling with daily delays and cancellations on public transit, Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday said predictions that it could take a month after the final snow falls to fully restore MBTA service are being viewed by his team... Read more
The process to replace outgoing MBTA General Manager Beverly Scott has begun behind closed-doors as some questions about her surprise departure remain unanswered. "We just set it in motion today. Give us a little while," Transportation Secretary Stephanie... Read more
Record-breaking snowfall totals are stressing roofs across Massachusetts, hurting retailers and eating into time Gov. Charlie Baker expected would be spent on his first state budget proposal and other aspects of leading the state. "It's true for us, it's... Read more
With Olympics boosters touting existing and planned transportation infrastructure in Greater Boston as sufficient to handle the international sporting contest, a transportation advocate says the bid documents significantly overstate the amount of upgrades... Read more
House Speaker Robert DeLeo wants to see 2024 Summer Olympics venues around the state and not just in the greater Boston area. Organizers should look to Springfield, Worcester, the South Coast and the Berkshires for venues, DeLeo (D-Winthrop) said... Read more
STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, OCT. 7, 2014....As University of Massachusetts officials marched from the State House to Boston Common to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Boston campus, more than 100 university employees held their own procession, protesting... Read more
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