Columbia Point

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

University of Massachusetts officials have had preliminary conversations with the Kraft family and the New England Revolution about the possibility of building a soccer stadium on prime waterfront land owned by the university on the grounds of the old... Read more

An American Revolution-era flag was unveiled on Monday in the Castle Island exhibit at the Commonwealth Museum on Columbia Point. It will be on temporary display in Dorchester until mid-August.

The 13-star banner, which many experts believe is... Read more

A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Monday convicted Harold and Shawn Coleman of second-degree murder for the stabbing death of Christopher... Read more

The University of Massachusetts announced Tuesday that it plans to open its 1,000-bed residence hall in September 2018. Through a public-private partnership model, mulled by the university for the past year, construction of the Columbia Point residence... Read more

A man was killed on Monday afternoon after he was struck by an inbound Braintree train at JFK-UMass station. An eyewitness at the scene told the Reporter that he saw an adult male jump in front of the train. MBTA Transit Police say that foul play "is... Read more

Students, faculty and staff crowded into a University of Massachusetts ballroom Wednesday morning to decry recently-approved student fee increases, which they said are akin to "digging an ever-deeper well of student debt."

"The level of student... Read more

State Police report Scott Leader, 38, and Steve Leader, 30, both of 375 Old Colony Ave., were on their way home from a Thursday-night Red Sox game when they decided to attack a homeless man they found wrapped in a sleeping bag on Columbia Road next to... Read more


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