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Emily Sweeney

Emily Sweeney covers local news and writes the “Blotter Tales” column for the Globe. She is a past president and board member of the New England chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, and frequently gives talks at schools, universities, and media industry events. She also serves on the board of directors for the New England First Amendment Coalition (NEFAC) and the New England Society of News Editors (NESNE). 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.

Latest stories

Blotter Tales

Storks at work in blue uniforms

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Firefighters help deliver a baby in Amesbury, a Bridgewater man lost his car to his name-unknown girlfriend, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

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Mayor Walsh declares Daniel Beaty Day in Boston

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The “Mr. Joy” playwright was honored at the Strand Theatre.

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Quote of the day: Blake Lively

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In a video for Variety’s “Power of Women NY” issue, the actress revealed something about her own online search habits.

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Olivia Culpo wants you to walk in her shoes

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We spoke with Culpo by phone about her musical past, the new restaurant that she’s opening with her dad, and her new job with DSW.