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Michael Davis, of Medford, got his first Moderna COVID-19 vaccine dose last month from medical assistant Adriana Boudreau in the Family Practice Group doctor’s office in Arlington.

Two contrasting views of mandatory COVID vaccination

"I feel that my son’s life and safety should be the group home’s priority," writes one reader. Another writes, "Before we start mandating the vaccine, remember that it is authorized for emergency use only."

The Boston Public Library is seen through the archway of Trinity Church in Copley Square in this February file photo.

Disapproving views of Copley Square redesign

Readers see little to praise in a $15.5 million plan to upgrade the square.


Seeking help should not be a career-ender

Physician Health Services exists to provide a confidential place for physicians and medical students in Massachusetts to request help.

People watch as two workers with the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife release 900 rainbow trout into Forest Lake in Methuen in March.

There’s got to be a better way to fund conservation in Mass.

If Governor Baker really cares about wildlife and conservation, he and his team will make sure the money is found.


Visionary ideas for senior living are great, but Mass. needs to act on making individual homes adaptable

For those who choose to remain independent, there is a dearth of housing that can be adapted to people’s needs as they age or in the event they become disabled.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the second day of the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate at the East Room of the White House on April 23.

Biden off to a bold start on climate

Biden’s first 100 days have been impressive and have the potential to be historically important.

The 110 MBTA bus is pictured on Broadway in Everett in this July 2020 file photo.

There’s really nothing blocking the path to free buses

The MBTA has a far better chance of successfully delivering low-income fares if free buses are part of the mix.

This image released by Netflix shows a scene from the documentary "Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution."

We need to remember all of our allies in activism

Those whose civil rights have been violated need to remember and support those who have stood with them.