Governor Charlie Baker was the guest of honor at a Saturday morning ceremony to open the Cedar Grove Baseball season. The governor threw out the first pitch at Neponset's Victory Road Park. For more on the 2015 season in Cedar Grove, see this article.
By James G. Keefe Frankly, I’m not surprised at the level of skepticism that has greeted the possibility of the Summer Olympics coming to Boston. That Yankee caution and resistance to all things new has permeated our culture for centuries. And while as a... Read more
An aerial view of the Columbia Point area shows the property owned by the Boston Teachers Union in a red box. Image courtesy BTU/Tetra Tech, Inc. Boston 2024 talking with some stakeholders; but no meeting yet with Teachers Union Columbia Point –... Read more
The chief backer of a Boston bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics is now supporting the idea of a 2016 referendum on the bid. Suffolk Construction CEO John Fish, who is spearheading the privately funded nonprofit seeking to bring the summer Olympics to Boston... Read more
Support among Boston area voters for Boston hosting the 2024 summer Olympics has fallen from 51 percent in January to 44 percent in February to 36 percent in a WBUR poll of 504 Boston area registered voters taken March 16-18. Conducted by the MassINC... Read more
Cedar Grove Baseball players and coaches at last season’s opening ceremonies at Victory Road Park. Photo by Bill Forry Cedar Grove Baseball has linked up with two of the nation’s leading youth baseball organizations this year, an innovation that league... Read more
Steven O’Malley, Jr.: Steven O’Malley, Jr. pictured with his trainer Jason Kelly.Steven O’Malley, Jr., age 8, became Dot’s latest boxing champ last week when he beat an opponent from Lawrence to win the 2015 New England Silver Mittens trophy. Stevie... Read more
The first independent study of the possible economic impact of Boston’s hosting of the 2024 Summer Olympic Games concludes that there “could be a net economic positive,” but adds there is much left to be determined. “Success will depend upon smart... Read more
As support for Boston hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics suffered a drop in a public poll, Gov. Charlie Baker cautioned the bid is a "notion in formation" that will have to be vetted by "smart people" representing the state's interests. In a poll for WBUR... Read more
Sometimes, as Abe Lincoln once nicely noted, it’s beyond one’s poor power to add or detract with mere words to the majesty of an event, even a moment. Further, I’d be loath to make the faintest comparison of grueling football combat even at the highest... Read more


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