City Editor

Stephen Smith

Smith joined the Globe as a reporter on the Health/Science desk, following 16 years as a reporter and editor at The Miami Herald. He became the Globe’s city editor in April 2011. A graduate of Northwestern University, Smith was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

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Two centuries of Handel & Haydn highlights

By Steve Smith , Globe Staff

Selected from dozens of historical events, a list of 20 milestones in the Handel & Haydn Society’s 200-year evolution.

Final mayoral debate today

, Globe Staff

The final televised debate between mayoral candidates John R. Connolly and Martin J. Walsh is scheduled for 7 p.m.

Family cheered by medical report on Heinz Kerry

, Globe Staff

Physicians have determined that seizure-like symptoms suffered by Teresa Heinz Kerry were not caused by a heart attack, stroke, or brain tumor.

Feb. 22, 2003

Mass. hospitals take share of injured

By and , Globe Staff

As the waves of victims came, with skin burnt and lungs struggling to take in air, it quickly became clear that one hospital - or even one state’s hospitals - would not be enough.

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Voter turnout light in Boston City Council race

By Andrew Ryan, Globe Staff, and Patrick D. Rosso and Sara Brown, Globe Correspondents ,

Big shakeup coming at Suffolk

By Mary Carmichael , Globe Staff

Suspect pleads not guilty to terrorism charges

By Akilah Johnson and John R. Ellement , Globe Staff

Harvard link could aid, hinder Warren

By Mary Carmichael , Globe Staff

MIT student’s death ruled a suicide

By Mary Carmichael , Globe Staff

Little noted, they bear scars of that day

By Eric Moskowitz , Globe Staff