Nearly half of COVID hospitalizations called ‘incidental’

Patients have COVID but are being treated primarily for some other issue

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Marijuana regulators support updates to drugged driving laws 

Healey launches run for governor

Oil powering a big chunk of power grid

Baker expands test-and-stay to early childhood centers

MBTA proposes narrowly targeted fare changes

Mass General Brigham backs real estate transfer fee

Hospital system says health, housing are linked

Needham police officer charged with insider trading

Learned in advance of Analog Devices purchase of Linear Technology

Baker urges schools to adopt new testing regime

Would rely on once-a-week at-home testing

Supreme Court weighs whether Christian flag can fly at Boston City Hall

Case centers on whether banners represent government speech or that or private groups

Sullivan frames secretary of state run as ‘unique moment for our democracy’

Boston NAACP president says she’d bring ‘fresh perspective' to post

House releases $55m bill for COVID testing, school masks

Baker says staffing, not money, is key testing problem

The Reel Deal

What’s in your electricity bill?

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

Making room for everyone in the audience

Come enjoy ‘Stigma-Free at Boston Symphony Hall’

Gloucester Mayor Greg Verga promises reset of City Hall

New mayor navigating mask policies, affordable housing

Casinos end year with a bang

3 facilities report nearly $100m in revenue for December

Pandemic-driven changes to Open Meeting Law should be made permanent

Online access to meetings strengthens accountability and equity

COMMONWEALTH IN DEPTH

2 mayors explain their ARPA spending strategies

Pittsfield, New Bedford officials place some big bets

Polls indicate mental health of children remains a concern

49% of parents very or somewhat concerned, down from 60% last March

The crisis of missing Black women and girls in Massachusetts

They deserve light, love, and freedom to be who they are

Navient will repay Mass. student borrowers $43.2m

Healey announces 39-state, $1.85b settlement with lender