Spotlight Editor

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is the 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.

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my first home

Where we learned to be husband and wife

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Rely on the kindness of the handyman. Keep the beer cooler full. And pay attention when your wife sends you a message. It’s probably important.

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Colleges to give data on off-campus housing

By Jonathan Saltzman and Thomas Farragher , Globe staff

More than 20 universities in Boston have largely agreed to disclose the addresses of their off-campus students.

Walsh meets with college leaders on off-campus housing

By Jonathan Saltzman and Thomas Farragher , Globe Staff

Mayor Walsh said the leaders of Boston’s largest universities have largely agreed to disclose the addresses of their off-campus students.

Walsh replaces inspections chief in wide shake-up

By Andrew Ryan and Thomas Farragher , Globe staff

It’s the first step in what the mayor described as a series of management changes at the embattled Inspectional Services Department.