Emily Sweeney

Sweeney is a staff reporter and member of the Globe’s speakers bureau. She frequently gives talks at schools, universities, and industry events. She also serves as president of the New England chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

Latest stories

‘Smart growth’ apartments popping up in Quincy and Brockton

By , Globe Staff

Officials hope the new apartment complexes will revitalize the downtowns of each city.

Old Colony YMCA expands with $12.5m bond

By , Globe Staff

The Old Colony is adding a new Plymouth Y and widening its facilities in East Bridgewater and Stoughton.

Man loses gun in snow, alpacas rescued from an icy pond (Blotter Tales: Feb. 22, 2015)

By , Globe Staff

Alpacas are rescued from a frozen pond and a man loses his gun in the snow in this week’s edition of “Blotter Tales.”

Sharon ballooning collection finds new home at the Smithsonian

By , Globe Staff

A unique collection of aviation and ballooning artifacts and artwork was donated to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum.