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

Boston officials might expand parking meter rate hike program

By and , Globe Staff

The pilot program freed up space for residents and shoppers and reduced congestion. Will it be expanded?

In Mattapan, African-American veterans tell their stories

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The city honored African-American veterans on Saturday with a brunch at the William E. Carter American Legion Post 16 in Mattapan.

Boston police overtime pay hits $66.9m

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The city of Boston’s payroll increased to nearly $1.6 billion last year, a hike of less than 1 percent over 2016, according to new data released Friday.

MBTA pressed for answers from council on commuter rail fares

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Earlier this month, Michelle Wu began organizing residents to press the MBTA for cheaper commuter rail fares for a few city residents.