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

Salem kicks off documentary film festival

By , Globe Staff

The Oscar season may be over, but there are plenty of movies for film buffs to see north of Boston.


Spring gets a head start at the Boston Flower & Garden Show

By , Globe Staff

No matter what the weather brings this week, you can escape indoors to the Seaport World Trade Center Wednesday through Sunday.


The birders are coming!

By , Globe Staff

Mass Audubon’s Birders Meeting takes place Sunday at UMass Boston.


Will Brookline voters be asked to increase their taxes?

By , Globe Staff

A hearing is set Tuesday on proposed ballot questions that would raise revenue for town and school operations and help pay for a high school expansion project.