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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

Boston police used ‘soft approach’ with protesters

By , Globe Staff

Police officials said they decided against an aggressive show of force in Tuesday’s protests, worried it would stoke anger.

Around Boston, contrasting views on Ferguson ruling

By and , Globe Staff

Some black residents said the ruling was the product of racial injustice, but in predominantly white neighborhoods, some said the decision was justified.

Across city, a sense of resigned anger toward Ferguson

By and , Globe Staff

The day after a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, some black residents of Boston said the ruling was the product of racial injustice that seems deeply resistant to change. But downtown and in predominantly white neighborhoods, some said the grand jury’s decision was justified.

Patrick ‘not surprised, but disappointed’ by Ferguson decision

By , Globe Staff

“I’m thinking about the Brown family, who I’m sure are reliving this tragedy,” Governor Patrick said Tuesday morning.