Kathleen Burge

Burge is a general assignment reporter for the Globe with a focus on suburban stories. She came to the Globe in 2000 and has written about legal issues, medicine, education, and restaurants.

Latest stories

Just 16, Karina Moreira battles cancer in her own style

By Kathleen Burge , Globe Staff

The Malden High School sophomore has continued her fashion blog even as she endures more chemotherapy.

In Concord, free books for donation to charity, needy

By Kathleen Burge , Globe Staff

The Concord Free Press is trying to create a way for authors to get their books to readers and to encourage generosity.

Blazing a trail they can follow

By Kathleen Burge , Globe Staff

A year ago, the Boy Scouts’ national board voted to accept a compromise: openly gay youths would be welcome, but not gay adults.

Poetry lovers fear its role in schools is in decline

By Kathleen Burge and Maggie Quick , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

Critics of new national education goals fear that poetry will become an endangered pursuit.