Dugan Arnett

Arnett joined the Globe staff as a features writer in 2015. A native of Blue Springs, Mo., he is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Before arriving in Boston, he spent four years as a features and metro reporter at the Kansas City Star.

Latest stories

Just after 4:30, the Lawrence police radio sounded: ‘All right, get every civilian out of this area.’

By , and Milton Valencia , Globe Staff

It was a stunning response to the unimaginable series of explosions and fires in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, events that unfolded with shocking speed and total lack of warning.

For residents, the day suddenly turned chaotic

By , and Danny McDonald , Globe Staff

The sudden eruptions shocked residents, who struggled to make sense of the ensuing chaos.

This 24-year-old Boston student went on as many as three dates a day for a month — all in the name of love

By , Globe Staff

Taking a mathematical approach, a Boston man threw out romance and went for volume.

It’s lonely here at the polling place

By , Globe Staff

With not much on the ballot to rile voters and bring them out, the biggest challenge for poll workers is boredom.