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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

A burglar gets comfortable, a man finds a stranger in his car, and a thief strikes Victoria’s Secret

By , Globe Staff

A burglar gets comfortable, a man finds a stranger sitting in his car, and a thief strikes Victoria’s Secret.

BLOTTER TALES

Dude, where’s my car?

By , Globe Staff

A man drives off with the wrong car, a beer pong tournament gets out of hand, and DPW workers get scolded in this edition of Blotter Tales.

Wegmans set to open in Westwood in October

By , Globe Staff

After years of anticipation, Wegmans finally is set to open its doors in Westwood this fall. The New York-based supermarket chain’s new store at University Station is scheduled to open Oct. 11, the fourth in Massachusetts.

Quincy’s ‘History Girls’ get parkland recognized as Native American site

By , Globe Staff

Six girls from Quincy successfully campaigned to have a piece of land next to their school recognized as a Native American historic site.