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


Bill would require presidential candidates to release tax returns

By , Globe Staff

Legislation filed by State Senator Michael Barrett of Lexington will be the subject of a public hearing on Thursday.


Everett residents to get update on casino project

By , Globe Staff

Topics at Wednesday’s meeting will include planned and completed roadwork, construction progress, and job openings at the future resort.

Rally for refugees slated Tuesday in Brookline

By , Globe Staff

Members of Temple Sinai and other faith communities will gather to raise awareness of the cause.


Navy jet flyover to mark JFK centennial

By , Globe Staff

On Monday at 3 p.m., US Navy jets will fly over John F. Kennedy’s birthplace in Brookline to mark his birth 100 years ago.