Columnist

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. In 2003, he won the Pulitzer Prize for team coverage of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He has received several other awards, including the 2004 American Society of Newspaper Editors top award for deadline news reporting. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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Thomas Farragher

Easy bet for Conn. casinos

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun would love to see our state remain a casino-free zone.

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Swab Summer tests Coast Guard’s newest recruits

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

What if college RAs welcomed your child with bulging neck veins and screaming taunts? That’s what awaits students at the United States Coast Guard Academy.

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Rooting for the return of Salisbury’s glory days

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

It’s been awhile since Salisbury’s heyday, but there are signs the seaside town could be on the way back.

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No empathy for disabled on Beacon Hill

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

If the swells on Beacon Hill succeed in their courtroom challenge, people like Chris Griffin will have to wait a long time to cross the street.