The Greenfield Recorder’s Tom Relihan says the course would be a rare natural setting for whitewater slalom events.
Springfield Congressman Richard Neal says he’d consider voting against federal money for the 2024 Olympics in Boston if the rest of the state is not included in infrastructure improvements sparked by the games.
The Deerfield River remains the only potential Olympic venue in Western Massachusetts, should the 2024 summer games come to Boston.
Boston 2024 sold the USOC on a compact, walkable Olympics. But Boston 2024 has signaled its revised bid will have a bigger footprint — something a new WBUR poll shows Massachusetts voters support.
The head of Boston’s Olympic bid is offering no firm answers on whether some events could be held in western Massachusetts.
Smith College professor Andrew Zimbalist says he doubts a Boston Olympics bid can stay within budget.
The 11-member panel, set up by the Legislature and Gov. Deval Patrick to examine the possibility of becoming a host city to the Olympics, wrapped up its work on Thursday.