Assistant Metro Editor

Steven Wilmsen

Wilmsen is enterprise editor, overseeing long-term and news feature stories on the Metro desk. He is the author of a book, “Silverado: Neil Bush and the Savings and Loan Scandal,” and his recent projects have earned him the National Headliner Award, Casey Medal, and Dart Award. He lives in Milton, where he manages a small herd of cats and spends too much time cooking Mexican food.

Latest stories

The gospel of Calle

By Meg Murphy and , Globe Correspondent | Globe Staff

She was the sweet, spunky girl who made the family complete. Then with one blurry MRI, she was a 5-year-old with little time left.

Lawrence mayor’s foes file signatures in ouster effort

By Maria Sacchetti , Globe Staff

The controversy surrounding the Lawrence mayor intensifies as an opposition group filed a recall petition with thousands of signatures aimed at ousting William Lantigua less than two years into his term. Oganizers, a mix of Latinos and Anglos in this former mill city of more than 70,000, say Lawrence needs a new leader to confront rising crime, struggling schools, and an unemployment of nearly 17 percent -- the highest in the state.The controversy surrounding the Lawrence mayor intensifies as an opposition group filed a recall petition with thousands of signatures aimed at ousting William Lantigua less than two years into his term.

Abuse inquiry launched after slaying in Leominster

By Peter Schworm , Globe Staff

The state’s child protection agency is investigating allegations of abuse at the Leominster home where, police say, a teenager killed his brother Sunday.

A marriage of a dream and a scheme

By Stephen Kurkjian and Callum Borchers , Northeastern University Initiative for Investigative Reporting

For fees as high as $12,000, Maria-Helena Knoller would pair illegal immigrants from Brazil with Americans and arrange their marriages.

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Coyotes blamed for death of a buffalo

By Meghan E. Irons and Billy Baker , Globe Staff

Underage undergrads under a watchful eye

By Billy Baker , Globe Staff

Vineyard, Nantucket are islands apart

By Billy Baker , Globe Staff

Historic Groton Inn lost to fire

By Laura J. Nelson , Globe Correspondent

New Fenway Park’s design impresses many

By Lynnley Browning and , Globe Staff