USOC Hits Wall in Boston (Colorado Springs Independent) “If the U.S. Olympic Committee had an unofficial motto, it would be this: Quidam solvit. It’s austere, dignified and concise. Translated, it’s a little coarser: ‘Someone else pays.'” Rosenberg: No Tax Dollars on 2024 Olympics (Boston Herald) Statement from John Fish on Potential Olympic Projects (Boston Globe) Many loopholes in his statement, including no acknowledgement of post-Olympic construction in Widett Circle POV:
Instead of Pitching Games, Let us Win at Making Boston Climate-Safe (Boston Globe) Boston 2024 Grassroots Campaign Makes Use of Political Players (Boston Globe) Interesting use of “grassroots” Fed-Up Public Forced This ‘Change of Heart’ from Deval (Boston Herald) Walsh Hits Reset Button in Quest for Olympic Gold (Boston Herald) How about hitting “abort” instead? Editorial: Olympic Support Fizzles (Boston Herald) Spring Won’t Change Gloomy Forecast for Boston 2024 (Boston Glob
Not a lot of news, so I combined yesterday and today. Marathon, Head of Charles No Good for Olympics (Boston Globe) In a Time of Climate Change, Boston–and the World–Can’t Afford the Olympics (HuffPo) Franklin Park to Host Meeting with Boston 2024 (Jamaica Plain News) Barr and Boston 2024 (Barr Foundation) I think this is in response to the Herald article from a couple of weeks ago about the financial ties between Boston 2024 and GoBoston2030 (funded by the Barr Foundation).