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


Bay State Bike Week in full swing

By , Globe Staff

It’s time to buff up that bike, put on a helmet, and tool around the neighborhood.


Brookline to vote on proposed tax hikes

By , Globe Staff

One would help pay for a high school expansion and the other would raise more money for the town and schools.

Quincy bridge project subject of hearing

By , Globe Staff

Quincy residents will have a chance Monday to weigh in on the city’s plans to take land by eminent domain for the construction of a new bridge in Quincy Center.


Paddling their way into spring

By , Globe Staff

The Run of the Charles, New England’s largest flat-bottom boat race, takes place Sunday.