Laura Crimaldi

Laura Crimaldi joined the Globe staff in 2014 after working as a business and news producer for A graduate of Smith College, Crimaldi has been covering news in New England since 2001.

Latest stories

Boy Scouts vote to enroll girls, but will they sign up?

By , Globe Staff

The Boy Scouts of America recently voted to let girls join Cub Scouts and establish a program for older girls that will let them attain the rank of Eagle Scout.

Brookline Holocaust survivor to perform children’s opera he sang in concentration camp

By , Globe Staff

Michael Gruenbaum, 87, plans to perform a children’s opera Sunday that he sang while imprisoned during World War II.

Scholars from MIT, Harvard receive MacArthur grants

By , Globe Staff

Regina Barzilay of MIT and Sunil Amrith of Harvard University have been named 2017 MacArthur fellows.

US citizen detained in Cameroon for more than 3 months

By , Globe Staff

His family says Fabian Fomuki, a resident of Canton, was targeted because of his activism on behalf 0f the country’s English-speaking minority.