Boston Selected To Submit Bid For 2024 Summer Olympics
The Athens of America will get a chance to bid for the Olympics.
The USOC picked Boston on Thursday as its bid city for the 2024 Summer Games. The city will be presented to the International Olympic Committee for a vote in 2017. Rome also is in the bidding, along with Hamburg or Berlin, Germany...
Boston Sues Gaming Panel Over Casino Location
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh has filed suit against the Massachusetts Gaming Commission, arguing Charlestown residents should have a vote on a $1.6 billion casino planned by Wynn Resorts in nearby Everett.
The lawsuit filed Monday in Suffolk Superior Court argues that Boston should have ``host community…
Boston Backlash To Olympic Bid
On Monday Boston submitted its bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics and not everyone is excited about it. In fact lots of Bostonians are downright against it.
Thousands Protest In Boston
Several thousand people rallied peacefully in Boston to protest a grand jury's decision to not charge a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man in New York City.
Protesters blocked some city streets Thursday evening while marching to Boston Common, where the city&apos…
MBTA Receives $1 Billion For Green Line Upgrades
The federal government is providing Massachusetts with $996 million for rail improvements, but not on the South Coast. The funds amount to just 43% of the total cost of the extension of the MBTA's Green Line to Somerville and Medford.
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell says the federal monies come f…
Hundreds Arrested Nationwide After Ferguson Decision
Arrests are mounting up as protesters angry over the Michael Brown grand jury decision stretch the limits of the law.
More than 400 people have been taken into custody since it was announced Monday night that Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson would not face charges for fatally shooting the unarme…
Forbes Says Boston Is Smartest City In U.S.
According to, Boston is ranked first on its list of smartest cities in America.
The list is based on the number of residents with bachelor's degrees or higher from 2000 to 2013 among 380 metropolitan statistical areas.
Nearly 45-percent of residents in Boston, Cambridge and Newton in 2…

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