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

THE WEEK AHEAD

Arlington police to hold memorial for late K9

By , Globe Staff

Dasty, a 12-year-old German Shepherd, died in June after a battle with cancer.

METRO MINUTE: WEEK AHEAD

Listen to jazz or try a waltz

By , Globe Staff

Coming up this week: the Rockport Jazz Festival, the Nahant Victorian Dance Weekend, and the 10th annual Boston GreenFest.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Devens at the dawn of WWI

By , Globe Staff

Fort Devens Museum will host a World War I Living History Weekend, marking 100 years since US troops were trained at Camp Devens to fight in Europe.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Folk festival returns to Lowell this weekend

By , Globe Staff

The festival features traditional music, crafts demonstrations, food, art, and children’s activities.