Hospital finances

Paul Levy, who knows something about failing hospitals, having become CEO of Beth Israel just as the state wanted to shut it down, takes a look at the proposed merger of Boston Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center - and how to keep the merger from simply becoming " a case of strapping two leaky lifeboats together, leading to a faster demise than if they remained apart."

Another protest shuts intersections; at least 23 arrested

A Black Lives Matter protest that started on the Common wended its way around downtown Boston this afternoon.

State Police report making 23 arrests: 22 for disorderly conduct and 1 for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest - several at the I-93 ramps by Nashua Street. Boston Police report no arrests.