Regional Editor

Leslie Anderson

The Globe’s regional sections cover news, people, and local sports in approximately 150 cities and towns in Greater Boston. From school controversies to encroaching wildlife, there’s always something new happening in our suburbs, and we work to bring the most interesting stories to our online and print readers.

Having grown up in Los Angeles, Leslie Anderson is a suburbanite through and through, covering local news for the Lowell Sun, the Providence Journal, and other publications before arriving at the Boston Globe in 2003. Send her your story ideas!

Latest stories


Hanukkah events light up Greater Boston

By , Globe Staff

Hanukkah is known as the Festival of Lights, but it’s also eight days of music, a motorcade, even latke fun runs.


Plymouth waterfront plan gets another shot

By , Globe Staff

Town Meeting will be asked Wednesday to reconsider its earlier refusal to fund the makeover.

The Week Ahead

Boston flips the switch for the holidays

By , Globe Staff

Tree-lighting ceremonies will take place at Copley Square, Faneuil Hall Marketplace, and Boston Common.


Light up your holidays with these attractions

By , Globe Staff

From ZooLights to Family Trees, there’s plenty to dazzle families in Greater Boston this season.