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Patients stood outside their rooms at the Massachusetts Alcohol and Substance Abuse Center in Plymouth.

John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

Patients call Plymouth addiction center a mere jail

After a recent patient suicide, critics are discussing what they see as the addiction center’s fundamental flaw.


// Seeking new life for the center of Boston Catholicism

A priest and a builder envision a shining, newly remodeled home for the mother church of Boston Catholicism.

Republican tax plan faces few hurdles to final passage

The GOP expressed confidence that final legislation would be sent to President Trump by the end of this month.


// Trump campaigned as a populist. He’s not delivering as president

The tax plan President Trump is backing in Congress would hurt the many in the middle class in the long term.

// Losing hope for lobster south of Cape Cod

Many lobstermen and scientists are losing hope that a once storied fishery will ever rebound.