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JFK: JFK-UMass station from above If Boston wins the bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games – and if local elected officials can win enough political support – a $50 million upgrade would transform one of Dorchester’s key transportation hubs. JFK/... Read more
Olympic Village plans envision replacing Kosciuszko Circle with new road system Boston 2024’s Olympic Games organizers have proposed a $160 million publicly funded fix for the difficult-to-navigate and difficult-to-pronounce Kosciuszko Circle traffic... Read more
If Boston wins its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, a $2.8 billion, privately-built Athletes Village will rise from Columbia Point, coupled with publicly-funded fixes for Kosciuszko Circle and the JFK/UMass MBTA Station. The Athletes Village... 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 Lion of the Senate’s tribute to the body that he loved finally became a reality today with the dedication and opening of the Edward M Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate in Dorchester. In a ceremony replete with pageantry, its attendees... Read more
In the latest mark of a winter of discontent, a partial roof collapse at the vacant former Bayside Expo Center on Wednesday morning ruptured a gas line, prompting the evacuation of a neighboring building on Mount Vernon Street and the cutting off of power... Read more
As reported last week in The Reporter, parking is now at a premium at one of the neighborhood’s busiest shopping destinations. The Star Market on Morrissey Boulevard has seen a drastic reduction in parking spots this month as work begins on a neighboring... Read more
Mountains of snow aren’t the only obstacles for shoppers at a popular Morrissey Boulevard supermarket. Available parking spaces have been dramatically slashed at the Star Market near JFK-UMass station this month as an adjacent construction projects gets... Read more
Calf Pasture Pump Station by James Hobin Columbia Point is a corner cut off from the rest of Dorchester, and during most of its history, for different reasons to different people, it was little more than a dead end. The Massachusett Indians called this... Read more

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