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Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She is a past president and board member of the New England chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and frequently gives talks at schools, universities, and media industry events. She also serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE). A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Northeastern University and played on NU’s championship-winning women’s ice hockey team. She has been on the Globe staff since 2001.

Latest stories

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Here and there

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A roundup of celebrity sightings and other news of note.

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Cool treat for local teen on ‘Rachael Ray Show’

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Teen-preneur Grace Connor, owner-operator of little g ice cream co., received a check from Ray to help with Connor’s Dana-Farber fund-raising.

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Aerosmith mourns loss of Howard Kaufman

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The band posted a statement on its Twitter feed after learning of the death of Howard Kaufman.

Blotter Tales

The great egg robbery

By , Globe Staff

Eggs are stolen, a horse gets stuck in mud, and other odd tales from local police blotters.