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UMass-Boston has completed the purchase and sales agreement in its acquisition of the Bayside Expo Center on Columbia Point, the university announced yesterday while withholding the price of the deal.

Last December, UMass signed an offer to buy... Read more

Every fall in the early 1960s Massachusetts legislators were accustomed to being invited to our state's great university in Amherst to see the campus, watch a football game, and otherwise be lobbied by the administrators there to see the benefits of... Read more

The potential sale of the Bayside Expo Center to UMass-Boston will not impact the roster of scheduled events planned for the venue in the first four months of 2010, according to the facility’s management.
In a statement issued on Monday,... Read more

Wednesday, Dec 16- 5:00 p.m.- The University of Massachusetts-Boston is moving to purchase the Bayside Exposition Center on Columbia Point.

"We have signed a letter of intent to purchase the Bayside Property from L&R/CMAT,"... Read more

Responding to residents of Savin Hill concerned about a draft development plan for the Columbia Point neighborhood, Mayor Thomas M. Menino stressed this week that the plan – and the height of the proposed buildings – was “not solidified.”... Read more

The eight candidates who survived the Sept. 22 preliminary gather tonight at UMass Boston for a MassVOTE forum. The forum starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Campus Center's ballroom. WCVB-TV's Karen Holmes Ward moderates. Panelists include reporters from UMass... Read more

A hearing on Saturday about a draft plan to redevelop and transform the Columbia Point peninsula drew some 65 residents, many of them from next-door Savin Hill, to the Harbor Point community center, where they expressed worries that the proposal would... Read more

A draft plan to redevelop and transform the Columbia Point peninsula is drawing concern from a number of Savin Hill residents ahead of a community meeting this Saturday morning. The proposal would increase the area’s density and raise the height of... Read more

A citizen task force working with the Boston Redevelopment Authority on a master plan for Columbia Point is recommending upping the number of affordable housing units that would be available on the peninsula under the plan.

The 15-... Read more

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