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

A wholesome family treat at the Big E

By Thomas Farragher , Globe columnist

There are no one-arm bandits or pit bosses or scantily clad waitresses. What’s left instead is a piece of Americana.

Thomas Farragher

For broken-hearted, healing words of hope

By Thomas Farragher , Globe columnist

The values of small-town America were on heartbreaking display as Northborough bade farewell to its fallen son, Brian Arsenault.

Thomas Farragher

Let’s cage the gorilla known as Partners HealthCare

By Thomas Farragher , Globe columnist

It’s doubtful this deal will do much to limit Partners’ sway in the region’s health care marketplace.

Thomas Farragher

Parents’ hope runs deep

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

We now know more about why John D. Castonguay is considered the leading suspect in Evelin Valibayova’s disappearance.