Andrea Estes

Estes is an investigative reporter specializing in government accountability. She has covered the State House, Boston City Hall, and the federal courts and served on the Spotlight investigative team exposing corrupt hiring practices in the state Probation Department. Her reporting on former House Speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi led to federal corruption charges.

Latest stories

As casino decision looms, new questions arise

By Andrea Estes , Globe Staff

A business partner of the felon Charles Lightbody stands to make more than $1 million from the sale of land in Everett to Steve Wynn for a casino.

Everett mayor’s wife rejects harassment allegations

By Andrea Estes and Sean P. Murphy , Globe Staff

Stacy DeMaria says that there is no merit to sexual harassment allegations against her husband.

Four women accuse Everett mayor of sexual harassment

By Sean P. Murphy, Andrea Estes and Scott Allen , Globe Staff

Carlo DeMaria’s accusers include a city employee who abruptly resigned in 2012 after she said the mayor asked her for oral sex.

Inspector rips former Westfield State chief

By Andrea Estes and Scott Allen , Globe Staff

A scathing report by the state inspector general said Evan Dobelle “violated the public trust” with spending on dubious items.