Reporter

Milton J. Valencia

Milton Valencia covers the policy and politics of Boston city government, focusing on news that streams from City Hall, to include watchdog accountability and slice-of-life features from the halls of power and the streets of the city, where real people are affected by policies, or the lack of them. He previously covered the federal court system, where he reported on the state’s most high-profile trials including the cases of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and former House speaker Salvatore F. DiMasi. He also reported on federal law enforcement investigations ranging from terrorism probes to the search for the Gardner Museum paintings. Before that, he covered news as a general assignment reporter, and a regional reporter. He has been with the Globe since July 2007.

Latest stories

Harvard at odds with Roslindale neighbors over solar panel proposal

By , Globe Staff

The university had planned to erect a solar panel field on a grassy meadow, but neighbors have embarked on a fierce campaign to halt the development.

Here’s what the early findings of Boston’s police body camera program show

By , Globe Staff

The one-year pilot program found that 12 fewer complaints were filed against officers equipped with the body cameras over the one-year period.

Winter festival company reaches out to vendors

By , Globe Staff

The group that runs the Boston Winter festival on City Hall Plaza asked vendors about “what improvements could be made” amid a dispute with the Holiday Market portion of the event.

Boston Winter a bad deal, vendors say

By , Globe Staff

The business partners behind City Hall Plaza’s popular Boston Winter festivities appear to be headed toward a messy divorce.