Posts Tagged Boston

Boston 2024 to make Olympic bid info public

Shadows of organizers and reporters pass a video display screen prior to a news conference by organizers of Boston's campaign for the 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. The organizers released their "bid book," which will give new insight into the vision behind the Games proposal. Boston was picked by the USOC as its bid city for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

BOSTON (AP) — Sailing in Boston Harbor. Baseball at Fenway Park. Beach volleyball on Boston Common, the oldest public park in the United States.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Boston mayor opposes putting Olympics question to voters

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Martin Walsh opposes putting the city’s 2024 Olympics bid before Massachusetts voters, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Olympic pole vault champ jumps to support Boston 2024 bid

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr (sure) thinks a Boston Olympics would give the Americans a big advantage in 2024.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Mark Wahlberg’s victims divided over his pardon request

In this Nov. 10, 2014, file photo, Mark Wahlberg arrives at the 2014 AFI Fest - "The Gambler," in Los Angeles. Wahlberg asked Massachusetts for a pardon for assaults he committed in 1988 when he was a teenager in Boston. Wahlberg’s application with the Massachusetts Parole Board said he isn’t the same person he was 26 years ago and his past convictions are still affecting his life. Victims of one of Mark Wahlberg’s racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated 1980s Boston are divided over whether the actor should get the pardon he’s seeking. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

BOSTON (AP) — A victim of one of Mark Wahlberg’s racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s insists he shouldn’t be granted a pardon for his crimes.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , ,

5 former winners in Boston Marathon elite field

BOSTON (AP) — Five former winners have committed to run this year’s Boston Marathon.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,