A look at how relations between state leaders and the USOC soured in the days before the 2024 bid was pulled.
Dorchester Avenue was to have been the Olympic Boulevard. Reaction there was mixed Monday afternoon as the USOC and local organizer announced the Boston bid had been pulled.
U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran, both spent time at MIT — one as a student and the other as an instructor.
Bristol County is seeing a surge in suicides. In the past three and a half years, 171 people in the county have died by suicide.
Amherst College President Carolyn “Biddy” Martin, appointed in 2011, has spent much of her tenure reshaping the college’s approach to preventing sexual assault. She recently organized a public discussion of a provocative documentary, “The Hunting Ground,” that accuses colleges of not taking sexual assault seriously.
Some 140 Haitian-Americans and their supporters marching on Boston’s Dominican consulate were met Thursday by about 70 Dominican immigrants defending their country’s plan.
Marty Meehan discussed the proposal while answering questions from selected students at UMass Boston Wednesday, his first day on the job.
Some Boston leaders and community members ask Bostonians to boycott vacationing in the Dominican Republic following the country’s attempts to expatriate some 200,000 people of Haitian origin born in the Dominican Republic after 1929.
Dorchester state Sen. Linda Dorcena Forry and Mayor Marty Walsh’s office are calling for the boycott to protest that country’s threatened expulsion of Haitians.
Boston 2024’s new, more detailed Olympic bid proposal reveals that taxpayers would need to help pay for transportation improvements needed to hold the games in the city. Projected costs include about $350 million to improve the Green Line so it can handle more three-car trains; an additional $105 million to move passengers more quickly through the Red Line; and another $100 million to improve the Broadway T Station.
For Massachusetts voters likely to vote in the Democratic presidential primary, most would cast a ballot for Hillary Clinton. Gov. Charlie Baker maintains wide popularity.
From the funeral of cardiac surgeon Dr. Michael J. Davidson, who was shot to death this week at a Boston hospital: “Surgeons are not known for their bedside manner, but Michael had it in spades,” Terri Halperin, Dr. Davidson’s widow, said during the service. “That’s why the fact that a patient’s family member would take Michael away from us makes it all the more devastating.”
My brother first developed symptoms when he was 15, and found that he could no longer run as fast as his high school soccer teammates. Since the age of 43, he has been confined to a wheelchair or scooter, unable to walk or stand.
With the new George Clooney film out, we bring back a 1998 interview with one of the real Monuments Men.