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Boston 2024’s Priorities in Death Reveal Its Motives While Still Alive

Last summer, Boston 2024’s Movement Committee met to flesh out its vision of a bid that would woo the United States Olympic Committee. A portion of this meeting’s notes, […]

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Boston 2024 Returns from Dead to Throw Shade at Brattle Group Report

Beacon Hill leadership released Tuesday the long-awaited Brattle Group report, an economic analysis of Boston 2024’s Bid 2.0 and the potential risks it would have […]

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Did Boston 2024 Forget About the Paralympics?

Update: Tuesday, 5:58 p.m. Boston 2024 has released a 1,085-word rebuttal to The Brattle Group’s report, including this passage regarding the Paralympic Games: The Brattle […]

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Brattle Group Report on Boston 2024 Released, Highlighting ‘Real Risks’

Beacon Hill leadership released Tuesday the long-awaited Brattle Group report on Boston 2024, indicating that despite bid organizers’ assurances, Massachusetts taxpayers would have been “the ultimate risk […]

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State Finds Problems with City Hall’s Handling of Boston 2024 Records

In June, Boston magazine asked, “Does Boston City Hall Have a Public Records Problem?” Last week, the state appears to have offered an answer: “Yup.” […]

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Boston 2024: The Winners and Losers

Boston 2024 started as a wild idea that had the potential to positively transform the city. But this week, it died, widely reviled as the most potentially destructive idea we’ve seen in a […]

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Reaction to End of Boston Olympic Bid Pours In

Reaction to the United States Olympic Committee’s decision to the kill Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics has been rolling in all afternoon. The […]

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USOC Pulls Boston Olympic Bid

The bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston is dead. The USOC pulled the bid on Monday after a long conference call with […]

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Boston 2024 Is Dead: A Eulogy

Leave it to Boston to find a way to win, even in defeat. Perhaps because it’s not really Boston who has lost. That would be […]

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Mayor Walsh Won’t Sign Host Agreement for Boston 2024; Bid All but Dead

Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is on life support. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced at a hastily thrown together Monday press conference that […]

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Boston 2024’s Olympic Bid Could End as Soon as Monday

The quixotic quest to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston could end as early as Monday. Here’s what we know: When and where is this […]

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Boston 2024 Finally Releases Bid 1.0 Chapters on Budget Info, Political Support

Facing a possible subpoena from city councilors in both Boston and Cambridge, Boston 2024 has released chapters five and six of the winning bid book […]

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Loud and Messy, Boston 2024 Debate Changes Little

The first televised debate between opponents and supporters of the effort to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Massachusetts had loud moments of brilliance before ending […]

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Five Keys to Tonight’s #OlympicsDebate on Boston 2024

While there’s no election in the near future, there is a lot riding on tonight’s debate between opponents and supporters of the effort to bring […]

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For a Mere $200, ‘Boston2024.Sucks’ Could Be Yours

A billboard near Fenway Park overlooking the Mass Pike is doing what, in theory, billboards ought to do: turn heads. But this one’s doing it with […]