Regional Editor

Leslie Anderson

Anderson is Regional Editor, overseeing news coverage of more than 150 communities outside Boston for three suburban sections: Globe West, Globe North, and Globe South. She previously worked on the copy desk, and spent nine years writing about the suburbs as a Globe correspondent. She can be reached at leslie.anderson@globe.com or at 617-929-7419. Follow her on Twitter @lesliejanderson.

Latest stories

METRO MINUTE: WEEK AHEAD

A typo, a snowstorm, and finally a vote in Lynn

By , Globe Staff

After reprinting the ballots, Lynn officials had to postpone the city’s special election until Tuesday because of last week’s snowstorm.

METRO MINUTE: WEEK AHEAD

Randolph may get medical marijuana facility

By , Globe Staff

Verdant Medical Inc. of Boston is seeking a special permit from the town to build an enclosed growing facility and dispensary.

METRO MINUTE: WEEK AHEAD

Sanctuary debate expected in Quincy

By , Globe Staff

A city councilor has filed a resolution to study the issue and determine whether becoming a sanctuary city is in Quincy’s best interest.

The Week Ahead

Three more charter schools up for a vote

By , Globe Staff

The state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education is slated to decide Monday on proposals in Westfield, Plymouth, and Sturbridge.