Kathy McCabe

McCabe is a staff reporter at Globe North. She joined the staff in 2002, after working as a Globe correspondent. She writes on a variety of subjects, including local government, community development, religion, and small businesses.

Latest stories

Rockport cottage owners win ruling over beach access

By , Globe Staff

The decision is the latest twist in a landlord-tenant dispute that has been simmering between seasonal residents and officials.

Peabody man held in death of woman

By and John R. Ellementand Astead W. Herndon , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Peabody police arrested Brandon Hoar shortly after 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday and charged him with first-degree murder in the death of Cheryl Young.

A costly sewer system failure on Plum Island

By , Globe Staff

“I believe this is obviously a problem with the contract in terms of the quality of work done,” said Mayor Donna Holaday.

Facing $600k shortfall, Malden schools may cut 20 jobs

By , Globe Staff

A spike in special education costs has hit the district especially hard, Superintendent David DeRuosi said.