Report backs smaller women’s prison to replace MCI-Framingham

Recommendation collides with anti-prison push in Legislature

What’s behind our Common Ground workshop

10 conservatives will talk with 10 progressives Saturday at BC

MassGOP challenges vote-by-mail law

Case turns on wording of Constitution; Galvin calls suit ‘baseless’

More bad news for T: Haymarket shuts down

Developer says columns in subway tunnel area severely deteriorated

Mass. concealed-carry law threatened by Supreme Ct. decision

Justices say 2d Amendment protects the right to carry guns in public

SJC slams Harvard, but says university can keep slave photos

Court revives case against school for emotional distress

The Reel Deal

What’s in your electricity bill?

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

MBTA ramping up hiring efforts in control center

$10,000 signing bonus attracts 30 potential applicants

Chang-Diaz discontinuing campaign for governor

Doesn’t endorse Healey, focusing on other 'courage' candidates

Grants that sustained state’s childcare industry set to expire

Baker wants to extend them, Legislature not on same page

Senate staff get raises and pay scale changes – but no union

Staffers worry new compensation system seeks to head off union push

COMMONWEALTH IN DEPTH

Biden, Baker aligned on gas tax holiday

Democrats on Beacon Hill, in Congress not on board

84% of Mass. residents support low-income fare

Support is up 5 points from December

Bucking party, Baker makes vote-by-mail permanent

Republicans in Legislature opposed the policy