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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Students make it to ‘Super Bowl of adolescent math’

By , Globe Staff

Three Mass. students beat out almost 100,000 students nationwide to compete in Raytheon Mathcounts’ finals competition. And they almost won.

Brookline finds plastic water bottle ban a thorny issue

By , Globe Staff

A proposal to ban the bottles faced a marathon night of hearings at Brookline Town Hall last Tuesday.

Vowing never to forget the Holocaust

By , Globe Staff

Yom HaShoah, Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day, begins April 15 but was recognized in local ceremonies this weekend.

A fool and his money are not soon parted

By , Globe Staff

As he’s done for 23 years on April Fools Day, Alex Feldman again proved it is very difficult to persuade a stranger to take free money.