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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
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For three months now, it’s the one question that has vexed local observers— including those of us at The Reporter— more than any other: How much will it cost state taxpayers to fix local roads and MBTA stations (such as JFK-UMass station and Kosciuszko... Read more
The Relay: New weekly newsletter on Boston 2024 starts today. Click to sign up.John Fish, the Boston 2024 chairman who has come under fire in recent weeks, made an impassioned appeal for support for Boston’s bid for the Summer Olympic Games to leading... Read more
Leaders of the Franklin Park Coalition are expressing frustration this week after a March 5 meeting intended to extract more in depth information about Boston 2024 plans for the park failed to meet their expectations. In an email to members sent yesterday... Read more
The Games are on for Mayor Martin Walsh’s political team. His “super volunteers” are being prepared to move onto the field under the Boston 2024 banner to engage in an extended grassroots campaign to promote a positive public conversation about the bid to... Read more
Mayor Martin Walsh’s Chief of Staff Daniel Koh has filed an ethics disclosure with the city today in response to an inquiry from the Dorchester Reporter regarding his relationship with Amy Sennett, an employee of Boston 2024, the non-profit organization... Read more
We have a fistful of footnotes on the passing sporting parade to offer while wondering if ex-governor and designated special envoy Deval Patrick’s $7,500 a day Boston 2024 commission comes with an unlimited expense account. After which would someone... Read more
Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympics is an intriguing — and increasingly— complicated proposition for residents of this neighborhood. If the city wins the Games, it’s likely that the Olympic Village will be sited on Dorchester’s Columbia Point on what is... Read more
At-Large City Councillor Ayanna Pressley is filing two hearing orders related to Boston’s bid to host the 2024 summer Olympic games at Wednesday’s City Council meeting, according to documents provided to the Reporter. One hearing would “analyze the... Read more

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