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There's still time to build an urban fabric worthy of the university's name

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Boston submits school improvement proposal to state

MBTA board balks at $102m Transit Ambassador contract

State drops quarantine for close COVID contacts in schools, childcare

T board lays out priorities — safety, infrastructure, budget shortfalls

Mariano outlines legislative priorities, mentions tax relief

MBTA rejects bids for Quincy bus garage

Proposals come in $79m higher than expected

House will vote on sexting, revenge porn bill 

Baker first proposed policies five years ago 

Child tax credit proposal would strengthen state’s pro-family standing

State budge writers should adopt Baker proposal to double size of benefit

Senate, Somerville eye protections for abortion, gender-affirming care

Would prevent compliance with other states’ investigations

Healey sues PFAS manufacturers

Seeks money to pay for environmental remediation

Pricing announced for latest offshore wind farms

They come in under cap, but may actually cost more

The Reel Deal

What’s in your electricity bill?

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

For Boston schools, a reckoning with no simple answers

State and city look for a path forward for troubled system

Riley looking for pact with Boston, not receivership

Education commissioner says he hopes to reach agreement with Wu 

Book on civil wars suggests US is entering dangerous territory

Unregulated social media platforms seen as accelerants for social unrest

Boston’s corporate sector needs to step up on arts

Firms need to broaden their support beyond large institutions

COMMONWEALTH IN DEPTH

State review slams Boston schools 

Report calls for ‘bold’ action in face of continued widespread problems in district

Momentum building for some form of tax relief

Democrats appear to be coming around to the idea

SJC orders discovery into Everett casino land deal

Commission's role In slashing price of parcel under scrutiny

The Book of Baker

A popular governor and his former top aide lay out their nut-and-bolts governing manifesto