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Yvonne Abraham

Laying low in N.H.

It’s a lousy time to be an American Muslim. It’s especially lousy in New Hampshire.

Woman dies in North Andover fire

No other injuries were reported in the two-alarm house fire.

Former education leader Malone resigns from Saugus schools

Matthew H. Malone, a former state education secretary, is resigning as interim superintendent of Saugus Public Schools.

Easton man injured in NYC crane collapse released from hospital

The crane collapsed in New York City on Friday morning.

Organizations line up against fare increases

As the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority seeks more input on possible fare increases that could go into effect this July, several groups say the MBTA should rethink its proposals.

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Canton girl, 6, killed when tree limb falls during snowstorm

A 6-year-old girl died after being struck by a falling tree limb while playing in her backyard in Canton Friday.

// 64 City of Boston workers earn more than $250,000

The City of Boston’s municipal payroll swelled to a new high of $1.6 billion last year.


// At 97, Charlotte Fellman goes home again

“I thought it was heaven,’’ Charlotte Fellman said of the first time she walked into Symphony Hall in 1927.

// Hanson woman faces charges for Dec. crash that killed jogger

Kathleen Vitello allegedly had a mix of methadone, Xanax, valium, and Adderall in her system at the time of the incident.

Yvonne Abraham


Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.