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SLIDESHOW: Road contracts associated with Cardi Corporation construction

Sealcoating, which fraudulently obtained federal contracts intended for minority-owned businesses, has repeatedly failed to disclose its criminal history on Rhode Island bidding forms.
The Paper Trail
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  October 05, 2012

A proposal for Congress Square

It has been suggested, as an alternative to the warehouse-like "ballroom" proposed by the Eastland Hotel's new owners, that Congress Square and adjacent buildings be redesigned and redeveloped as a "centerpiece" urban plaza.
Letters to the Portland Phoenix editors, July 6, 2012

Politicos like the East-West highway; how about the public?

Peter Vigue, CEO of Maine's big construction company Cianbro, has recently been successful in promoting to the state's politicians his plan for a 220-mile, limited-access, privately owned toll highway bisecting Maine from New Brunswick to Quebec.
Pothole Patrol
By LANCE TAPLEY  |  April 20, 2012

As MIT expands eastward, Cambridge officials struggle to balance the allure of tech development with Central Square's gritty soul

A decade from now, the east end of Central Square will look nothing like the west.
Square roots
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  March 09, 2012

Dead end in Dudley

September was a sexy month for the future of Boston's landscape.
Boston's other big hole
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  October 01, 2010
BU Students v. Biolab

BU Students v. Biolab

Operation Over, a group made up primarily of BU students, is going on the offensive in opposition to...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  February 22, 2006

Campus Changes

This week's Boston Courant, which covers the Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, and the South End, repor...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  February 08, 2006