Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She’s also a regular contributor to the Names page. A proud native of Dorchester, Sweeney graduated from Northeastern University and played on NU’s championship-winning women’s ice hockey team. She has been on the Globe staff since 2001, and currently serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE).

Latest stories

Attorney General Healey reaches $600,000 settlement with real estate company

By , Globe Staff

A property management company has agreed to settle allegations that it “systematically discriminated” against minority and low-income applicants.


Farewell to winter and its discontents

By , Globe Staff

A prank doesn’t go as planned, a snow blower catches on fire, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

Yikes, the snow is coming back tonight. But Eastern Mass. should see very little

By , Globe Staff

Spring may have sprung, but Mother Nature still has some wintry weather in store for us.

Man suspected of domestic assault to be arraigned in Chelsea District Court

By , Globe Staff

Anthony Bova, 47, was arrested Thursday afternoon and faces “a multitude of charges” including home invasion and domestic assault, according to Chelsea police.