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Here’s Everything We Learned About Boston 2024 from City Hall’s Emails, Part I

After much anticipation, City Hall fulfilled the first of three public records requests filed by No Boston 2024’s Jonathan Cohn. No Boston sought written and electronic communications of Chief […]

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Next Stop on Boston 2024’s Bid 2.0 Tour: Billerica?

Billerica: Home of Tom Glavine, a trampoline park, and Olympic shooting? Following announcements of sailing in New Bedford and tennis in Dorchester, Boston 2024 could […]

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Boston 2024’s Opponents Are More Well Known Than Boston 2024

The latest poll on the troubled bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to Boston is full of bad news for organizers and boosters of the […]

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Sam Adams Has Plans for Boston 2024 Beer

There’s a lot left to work out about Boston’s Olympic bid. The plan needs revising, the International Olympic Committee needs convincing, 60 percent of the Massachusetts populace needs wooing… […]

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Has Anyone at City Hall Read the Boston 2024 Bid Book?

In the weekly “Ask the Mayor” segment of WGBH’s Boston Public Radio, host Jim Braude asked Mayor Marty Walsh if he has read the Boston […]

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Former Boston 2024 CEO Sheds Light on Bid’s Financing, Land Acquisition

The first four chapters of Boston 2024’s bid book, obtained and published by Boston magazine last month, raised a number of questions regarding the embattled effort to […]

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Does City Hall Have a Public Records Problem?

Without a handful of public records requests filed and granted recently, the citizens of Boston would know a lot less about the bid to bring the […]

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Gov. Baker Taps Cambridge’s Brattle Group to Analyze Boston 2024’s Potential Impacts

Gov. Charlie Baker has selected The Brattle Group to perform an independent review of Boston 2024 and its potential impact on the region. The Cambridge-based global […]

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Your Essential Boston 2024 Bid Book Reading List

Earlier this week, we published the “highly confidential” Boston 2024 bid book, submitted to the United States Olympic Committee in December and obtained via public records […]

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Mayor Walsh: ‘Zero Tolerance for Spending Taxpayers’ Money for Building Stadiums’

Mayor Marty Walsh joined WEEI’s morning-drive program Dennis & Callahan Thursday to discuss the current state of the bid to bring the Summer Olympics to Boston, following Boston’s publication […]

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Here’s the Bid Book Boston 2024 Submitted to the USOC

Update: Wednesday, 2:33 p.m. Boston 2024 Vice President Erin Murphy provided the following statement via email: “As stated previously, there is a limited amount of […]

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Reports: Mayor Walsh’s Cousin Curses at Woman During Boston 2024 Meeting

Mayor Marty Walsh’s cousin, Martin F. Walsh, has been identified as the man who witnesses say verbally berated a woman expressing opposition to the Boston […]

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Why Does Shirley Leung Hate Boston So Much?

In an open letter to the United States Olympic Committee in Friday’s edition of the Globe, columnist and noted Walmart superfan Shirley Leung assumes the representative […]

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How Boston’s Olympic Dreams Flamed Out

In four short months, construction magnate John Fish went from Olympics hero to sitting on the sidelines. The inside story of how it all fell apart so quickly.

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Here’s What We Learned from the Boston Redevelopment Authority’s Emails with Boston 2024

Boston’s 2024 Olympics bid has pledged to have a transparent process, but it’s taken a series of public-records requests by concerned citizens and media outlets to […]