Columnist

Yvonne Abraham

A columnist for the Metro section, Abraham’s work appears on Thursdays and Sundays. She previously covered state and national politics, and immigration at the Globe. She came to the paper in 1998 from the Boston Phoenix.

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New Lynn ferry has ripple effect

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

Now that Lynn has a ferry to whisk commuters away to Boston, the city is getting big ideas.

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Charlie Baker’s ‘sweetheart’ problem

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

In calling a female reporter by that term, Baker highlighted the difficulties he already has with women voters.

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Don’t turn a blind eye to child abuse or neglect

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Columnist

How did Erika Murray’s oldest children go to school, have friends, and see relatives, yet nobody raised the alarm?

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As Suffolk Downs winds down, an end to a way of life

By Yvonne Abraham , Globe Staff

Many of the people who work at the track can’t imagine doing anything else. But now they’ll have to.