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Maria Cramer

Cramer is a reporter for the Metro section. She covers crime in and around the city of Boston.

Latest stories

Officials to investigate worker safety at Malden welding firm

By Maria Cramer and John R. Ellement , Globe staff

A Malden company has been linked to a nine-alarm Back Bay fire that claimed the lives of two Boston firefighters.

More illegal guns traced to Mass., despite tough laws

By Maria Cramer , Globe staff

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he convened the gun summit as a jumping-off point for a long-term regional effort to reduce gun trafficking.

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Building destroyed by Back Bay fire would cost $4.2m to rebuild

By Maria Cramer , Globe staff

It would cost an estimated $4.2 million to rebuild a Back Bay apartment building destroyed by a March 26 fire that also killed two firefighters, according to court documents.

Welding business sued over fatal Back Bay fire

By Maria Cramer and John R. Ellement , Globe Staff

The owner of the building destroyed by a fire that killed two firefighters says the welding company was responsible for the blaze.