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

US system has scant mental health scrutiny

By and , Globe Staff

The Germanwings crash is raising questions about whether the aviation industry is doing enough to screen for mental illness.

Electrician led authorities to device in Milton home

By Laura Crimaldi and , Globe Staff

An electrician noticed an unconnected wire in the home, leading to the discovery of a gasoline device rigged to a light switch.

Vt. student shopped at Robert Durst’s store before vanishing

By Peter Schworm , Globe Staff

A Middlebury College student shopped at a store owned by Durst on the day she disappeared more than four decades ago, police said.

Large section of Long Island Bridge demolished

By , Globe Staff

With a rumbling boom and a burst of smoke, contractors imploded a 750-foot-long piece of the bridge.