Kathleen Burge

Burge is a general assignment reporter for the Globe with a focus on suburban stories. She came to the Globe in 2000 and has written about legal issues, medicine, education, and restaurants.

Latest stories

Boston’s new poet laureate wants to make poetry comfortable for all

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Danielle Legros Georges plans to use the position to make poetry accessible, especially to children and older adults.

Children with loved ones fighting cancer find support in Norwell group

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To be a child whose parent, or grandparent, has cancer is to suddenly face adult worries. The Kid Support Program is there to help.


Jorma Elo combines precision, flow with Boston Ballet

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Choreographer Jorma Elo is finishing the last sections of his world premiere of “Bach Cello Suites,” which opens at Boston Opera House on April 30.


Conquering my fear of the water

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A mom gets swimming lessons from an unexpected source.