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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In a tiny town, a phone company right out of a Rockwell painting

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Richmond Telephone Company has retained remarkable independence despite space-age telecommunication advancements.

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Dear Governor Sununu, visit Lawrence before you speak

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Lawrence is not causing your drug problem. Cities don’t do that. Cultures do.

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Nerd Nation calculates that it has arrived

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More than 3,300 nerds came to Boston to celebrate their eccentricities.

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13 years later, a family’s heartbreaking search continues

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Thirteen winters ago, Maura Murray crashed her car on a sharp turn in N.H. When a cruiser arrived shortly after, she was gone.