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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

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Troquet is relocating to Boston’s Leather District

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The restaurant at 140 Boylston St., which has been serving up modern French cuisine for 15 years, is relocating to South Street.

Blotter Tales

At this store, the merchandise is hot

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A handbag draws quite the crowd, movers are mistaken for thieves, and other odd tales from local police blotters.

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We’re jealous of Danny Picard’s sportscasting studio

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It’s not every day that you see a state-of-the-art broadcasting studio located inside of a sporting goods store.

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Bill Brett to be honored by Jett Foundation

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The longtime Boston Globe photographer will be recognized at the Shine a Light on Duchenne gala Jan. 26.