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Charlestown is too isolated
I-93, which runs through an underdeveloped tract of land, almost entirely isolates Charlestown from its surrounding neighborhoods.
Confronting the teen mental health crisis, one anonymous post at a time
Sophie Nystuen of Brookline offers a safe, therapeutic space on the Internet where teens can express themselves and unload their feelings and stress.
Charles A. Czeisler and Elizabeth B. Klerman
Making daylight saving time permanent would mean losing sleep — and lives
This legislation is not about protecting sunshine. Instead, it should be called “An Act to Force Americans to Wake Up an Hour Earlier Each Day.”
Auditor Diana DiZoglio is taking on Beacon Hill — as promised
From her perspective, she’s doing what she said she would do: challenging the status quo and the self-serving priority of those who preside over it to protect their own power.
The self-deceived deceivers of war
The Iraq War, its 20th anniversary now at hand, offers an example.
Cain A. Hayes
How to prevent MassHealth enrollees from losing their coverage
Insurers must work with their provider partners in the MassHealth ACO program to raise member awareness about the importance of responding to its communications so that they do not experience a gap in coverage.
Paul Milgrom, Zachary Bogue, and Silvia Console Battilana
The world needs more water flowing where it’s needed most
Better market design paired with deep technology can best address drought.
Lawmakers reconsider the secrecy of the confessional
Bills in several states would do away with an ancient legal protection.