Assistant Metro Editor
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Meghan E. Irons and Billy Baker , Globe Staff
Tyler Kimball said he is certain coyotes are responsible for killing a 16-month old bison, a female named Scruffy that weighed about 400 pounds.