Billy Baker

Billy Baker is a feature writer for the Globe’s metro section. A Southie native, Baker is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School, Tulane University and Boston Latin School, and teaches in the graduate journalism program at Harvard University’s extension school. He is at work on a book about jugglers.

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Tufts grads enter the world with words of wisdom from ‘The Simpsons’

By , Globe Staff

Hank Azaria channeled several of his characters to offer life advice — and a dig at a cross-town rival — during Sunday’s commencement.

For 90-year-old Maine man, just another walk to the peak

By , Globe Staff

Dick Dreselly climbed the 8.5 miles to the top of Mount Washington simply because he feels fortunate that he still can.

Is a Marblehead man one of the world’s strongest?

By , Globe Staff

Ron Cooper, a mild-mannered 37-year-old financial planner, has broken multiple Guinness World Records.

Plainridge Park Casino is off to the races

By Nestor Ramos, Cristela Guerra and , Globe Staff

Here’s what happened in the 24 hours after the state let the gaming begin in Plainville.