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

Dorchester elementary school marks 375th anniversary

By , Globe Staff

The Mather Elementary School celebrated a historic milestone for what is billed as the country’s first public elementary school.

With deaths of 2 boys in Lawrence, 2014 fire toll mounts

By , and Laura Crimaldi , Globe Staff

The two young boys are the latest victims in a year that has seen the most fire-related deaths in Mass. since 2011.

Lawmakers warm to Boston Olympics bid

By and , Globe Staff

Organizers said Friday it would cost about $4.5 billion to host the games, not including infrastructure improvements.

More Ebola precautions needed, Mass. officials say

By Peter Schworm , Globe Staff

Local health workers’ concerns have escalated after two nurses in Texas were diagnosed with the virus.