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City shouldn’t pick a new school superintendent just yet

The search for a new superintendent is entering its final stages, but the city and state should agree to an improvement plan before the School Committee selects the leader to execute it.

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Does the city have the ability — and willingness — to fire the next Patrick Rose?

No police officer should remain on the force if the city sustains a finding of grave misconduct like sexual abuse of a child.

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There is no question: Merrick Garland must put Trump on trial

If the former president and his allies can get by with nary a scratch after plotting an overthrow of the US government, then what message will that send?

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With Juneteenth, some hope in a time of racial strife

A joyous celebration of freedom — and a path to a reckoning.

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House committee seeks the enemies within

A GOP lawmaker’s “tour” group was obsessed with photographing stairwells and security checkpoints.

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The train kept a-rollin’. Too bad it wasn’t supposed to.

Runaway trains, derailments, and other safety lapses at the MBTA have caught the eye of federal regulators, whose demands for improvement put the Baker administration on the spot.

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Pandemic voting reforms here to stay

Expanding access to the ballot is a way to counter the ‘Big Lie’ of voter fraud.

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A good first step on gun safety

Bipartisan agreement in Senate bodes well for progress in the fight to prevent mass shootings.