Assistant Metro Editor

Marcia Dick

Dick is an editor for the Globe North print section and five North community websites. She worked at the Malden Evening News and the Tampa Tribune before coming to the Globe in 1988, where she spent her first 10 years in the Sports Department.

Latest stories

A shrine to celebrated sportswriter W.C. Heinz in Amesbury

By James Sullivan , Globe Correspondent

Visitors to Gayl Heinz’s home are amazed to learn that no less a figure than Ernest Hemingway wrote on her father’s Remington typewriter. The famed writer was a fan of her dad.

Season’s greetings from the north

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We visited four of the many local places where people gather to share and celebrate Christmas.

Two Lawrence schools meet improvement targets

By John Laidler , Globe Correspondent

Community Day Arlington School and UP Academy Leonard Middle School are among four schools statewide that will exit Level 4 — among the lowest achieving and least improving schools — because they have met targets.

LOCAL FARE

South American spice on the North Shore

By Brion O’Connor , Globe Correspondent

The Fricase de Cerdo, a piquant pork stew, boasts melt-in-your-mouth chunks of tender pork, white corn, and black potatoes drenched in a robust brown gravy that left our tongues tingling.