Billy Baker

Billy Baker is a feature writer for the Globe’s metro section. A Southie native, Baker is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, Tulane University and Boston Latin School, and teaches in the graduate journalism program at Harvard University’s extension school. He is at work on a book about jugglers.

Latest stories

193 turtles to be sent to Fla. amid record-setting strandings

By , Globe Staff

Rescuers have picked nearly 400 turtles off the beaches of Cape Cod Bay so far, double the previous record.

Sandwich beach erosion reveals centuries-old artifacts

By , Globe Staff

The disappearing beaches have solved an old riddle, but also exposed a larger problem that has yet to be solved.

Complaints prompt Cambridge to evict synagogue’s bees

By , Globe Staff

Rabbi Liza Stern is fighting to keep four beehives on the roof of the children’s school attached to her synagogue.

Gloucester looks to balance fishing with tourism

By , Globe Staff

Some see tourism as the way forward as Gloucester once-again grapples with the question of a future without fishing.