Mayor Martin Walsh convened a press conference on Monday to announce he would not sign a taxpayer guarantee for the proposed Boston 2024 Games without seeing the text of the agreement first. At left, he is joined by Sara Myerson, executive director of the... Read more
Jimmy Hayes back in town: The newest member of the Boston Bruins greeted kids at Puopolo Park in Boston's North End on Wed., July 8. Photo by Paige Brown/Boston Bruins The Boston Bruins signed Dorchester native Jimmy Hayes to a three-year, $2.3 million... Read more
Tom Brady: What next?Thoughts while waiting for Roger Goodell to make up his mind in the Case of Tom Brady and the Deflated Footballs, a soap opera that has had a five-month run in the whacky world of sports and social media, with occasional spot showings... 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
Organizers behind Boston's bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games will announce today that Dorchester's Harambee Park would be a tennis venue for the Games should they come to Massachusetts–replacing previous plans to site the venue at Harvard University.... Read more
A rendering of the future J. Donald Monan, SJ Park, a baseball complex that will be shared by BC High, UMass Boston and the community. Image courtesy Stantec/UMass Boston/BC High In a big boost for baseball players and fans of all ages in Dorchester and... Read more
Jay Kelly: Takes 3-0 record into June 27 fight in Vegas. Photo by Bill ForrySavin Hill native Jay Kelly will fly to Las Vegas this weekend to begin training for the biggest bout of his emerging pro boxing career. The undefeated 24 year-old middleweight... Read more
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


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