Somerville appointed official draws attention after tweeting from insurrection at U.S. Capitol (updated)

Temporary off-leash dog run opens Monday during construction of East Cambridge park

Lack of psychiatric beds can mean 30-day waits for people in crisis, filling up emergency rooms

Broad Institute is now part of international effort tracking a fast-spreading coronavirus mutation

Businesses face tougher rules around infections as coronavirus vaccinations see a strong launch

Mourning staff death from Covid-19 is backdrop for a change in how to weigh in-person learning

Omari Jahi Aarons joins Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts board

Task force will look at shifting police functions, but solicitor says council cannot limit weapons

Serious crime was up overall in 2020, data shows, but from all-time lows; one killing, gunfire down

Change in Covid test rules loom as lines lengthen, spurred by surge in cases; City’s deaths rise to 110