Regional Editor

Leslie Anderson

The Globe’s regional sections cover news, people, and local sports in approximately 150 cities and towns in Greater Boston. From school controversies to encroaching wildlife, there’s always something new happening in our suburbs, and we work to bring the most interesting stories to our online and print readers.

Having grown up in Los Angeles, Leslie Anderson is a suburbanite through and through, covering local news for the Lowell Sun, the Providence Journal, and other publications before arriving at the Boston Globe in 2003. Send her your story ideas!

Latest stories


Coming to Faneuil Hall: the battle of a capella

By , Globe Staff

Some 40 groups will dazzle audiences over the weekend.


Make tracks to a model train fair in Boxborough

By , Globe Staff

“Railfair 2017” on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 will feature model railroad displays, layouts, exhibits, dealers and train rides.


Strike up the band in Somerville

By , Globe Staff

More than two dozen street bands are in the lineup for the upcoming 12th annual HONK! festival.

the week ahead

Tired of McMansions? Check out these tiny houses

By , Globe Staff

Coming to Stoughton this weekend is the third annual BIG Tiny House Festival, with 12 locally built examples on display.