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

Far more than food at Boston Medical Center’s pantry

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BMC’s Preventative Food Pantry is run on a simple idea designed to remove the stigma of hunger: prescribe food as medicine.

Thomas Farragher

A cold one, with strings attached

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“We want a level playing field and it’s definitely not that way now,’’ said the owner of one local brewery.

Thomas Farragher

Camp Sunshine an improbable haven of joy

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The camp is a place where sick kids can be kids — and where their siblings and parents don’t just drive away. They move in, too.

Thomas Farragher

Inspectional Services must act now on student housing

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Rather than cracking down on landlords, Boston appears to be uninterested in tackling the problem.