Maria Sacchetti

Sacchetti covers immigration for the Metro desk. A Lawrence native, she lived for almost six years in Latin America and has a master’s degree in Latin American studies. She is fluent in Spanish.

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Protests and pleas mark MLK Day in Boston

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Hundreds flooded downtown Boston on Monday to honor the slain civil rights leader and call for police restraint and justice in the courts.

Boston police arrest New York man in 2014 killing

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The 24-year-old man was charged in the death of a woman whose body was found in Boston last July.

Swampscott celebrates neighbor turned governor

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In Charlie Baker’s hometown of more than 13,700, the new governor and the first lady are simply “the Bakers.”

Man accused of tossing hot tea at woman during First Night

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Police said the suspect threw tea on the victim’s back near Mass. Ave. and Newbury Street before fleeing.