Peter Schworm

Schworm is a general-assignment reporter for the Metro section, and covers breaking news while writing enterprise and feature stories. He enjoys writing human interest and slice-of-life pieces. A former higher-education and suburban reporter, he has been at the Globe since 2001.

Latest stories

4 N.E. residents awarded MacArthur Foundation grants

By Peter Schworm and Kiera Blessing , Globe staff | Globe Correspondent

The MacArthur Foundation has announced its 2014 MacArthur Fellows, a prize often referred to as a “genius grant.”

Northborough mourns soldier killed in Afghanistan

By Peter Schworm , Globe staff

A funeral Mass was held in Northborough for Army Specialist Brian Arsenault, who was killed Sept. 4.

Boston school bus drivers rally for union leader

By Peter Schworm , Globe staff

Union members filled a Dorchester court in support of Steve Kirschbaum, who was charged with trespassing and assault following a June rally.

New bishop assumes leadership of Mass. Episcopalians on Saturday

By Peter Schworm , Globe staff

The Rev. Alan M. Gates succeeds longtime Bishop M. Thomas Shaw.