Regional Editor

Leslie Anderson

Anderson is Regional Editor, overseeing news coverage of more than 150 communities outside Boston for three suburban sections: Globe West, Globe North, and Globe South. She previously worked on the copy desk, and spent nine years writing about the suburbs as a Globe correspondent. She can be reached at or at 617-929-7419. Follow her on Twitter @lesliejanderson.

Latest stories

Groundwater cleanup to begin at contaminated Concord site

By Jennifer Fenn Lefferts , Globe Correspondent

Contaminated groundwater a Superfund site in Concord will be cleaned up under a deal announced Tuesday by the EPA.

Newton high schools drop ‘Housemaster’ title

By , Globe Staff

School officials said the term’s “powerful negative connections” prompted the switch to “Dean.”

Who won the Great Commuter Race?

By , Globe Staff

Six reporters, three photographers, three cars, and three trains log miles of early morning adventure from the distant suburbs into Boston.

Online poll: Who has the worst commute?

By , Globe Staff

Vote for who you think has the toughest ride into the city.