For SJC, Baker tends to favor smart, moderate judges

Governor facing pressure to increase court’s diversity

Number of high-risk communities jumps

COVID-19 infections concentrated among young

Role of school nurses expands during pandemic

Oversee medical waiting rooms for those with symptoms

Remembering Ralph Gants

He took his work, his friends, and sports seriously

Health insurance premiums to rise 8% next year

Rise comes despite downturn in health care spending

Agencies scramble to offer school-day childcare 

‘Equity pods’ will help low-income families during remote learning 

The Reel Deal

What’s in your electricity bill?

There’s a lot more than just the cost of power

Poftak pushes feds for $32b for transit agencies

Report recommends T scrap host of popular capital projects

Proposed Roxbury pot shop stirs debate 

Some argue it’s not what the neighborhood needs 

Appeals court backs Trump on immigrant program

Many in Massachusetts will be affected by decision

Wu launches grassroots mayoral campaign 

Her political philosophy blends policy with the personal

COMMONWEALTH IN DEPTH

SJC Chief Justice Ralph Gants dies  

Wide praise for court leader as champion of equal justice  

T gears up for rich-poor divide in service cuts

Seeks to prioritize service for low-income, people of color, and those without cars

T notes: Battery buses not ready for primetime yet

Safety officer reports 4 derailments so far this year

Report says $500 million in state education funding goes to most affluent communities

Business groups urge shifting aid from wealthier to poorer school districts