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

Remembering two parents, and what they left behind

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The passing of a father, and then a mother, is cause for memories and appreciation.

Thomas Farragher

One landlord’s nightmare

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Hilbert and Irene Nickerson have been good neighbors for decades, something their most recent tenant isn’t.

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The inconvenient truth about ride-sharing

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Last week, city councilors dreamily attested to the efficiency of Uber and Lyft all while acknowledging that they’re against the law.

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In the shadow of a masterpiece

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Downtrodden North Adams has benefited little from hosting the sprawling Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.