Michael Levenson

Michael Levenson is a general assignment reporter, with an interest in stories about politics, personalities, history, nature, and art. He previously reported for the City Hall and State House bureaus. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he covered Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, the 2009 Boston mayoral election, and the 2010 governor’s race, and has written about topics ranging from a caterpillar invasion that devastated Cape Cod to Donald Trump’s fascination with conspiracy theories.

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In Nahant, a seaside research center has turned into a bitter battleground

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Residents say a Northeastern institute dedicated to protecting coastal communities would ruin the beauty of one of the town’s most cherished spots.

Mass. students join nationwide walkout over gun violence

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Massachusetts students had planned to walk out of school as part of a national protest but changed course after Tuesday’s snow led to school closures.

Students plan walkouts over gun violence, and administrators try to strike a balance

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Superintendents want students to frame walkouts as a way to honor those who died in last month’s massacre, and not as a call for stricter gun laws.

245 State Police troopers earned more than $200,000 last year

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The allure of big pay for long hours has raised concerns among critics that State Police troopers could be too tired to safely do their jobs.