Beth Teitell

Beth Teitell is a features writer for the Boston Globe; an on-air commentator for public radio’s Marketplace program; and the author of two humorous books, “From Here to Maternity,” and “Drinking Problems at the Fountain of Youth.” She writes on a wide range of topics for the Globe, but whether she’s covering politics, sports, money, parenting –or lasagna – her goal is the same: to inform readers while also taking them through an enjoyable romp.

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When an older neighbor recedes from view, is calling the authorities moral — or meddling?

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When Billerica police Officer Ivonne Osgood makes a well-being check, her first thought: “I hope they’re not dead.”

For a little extra legroom is she willing to assist passengers in case of an emergency?

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She’d splurged on a little extra legroom. But in an emergency, would she be a Sully or a Costanza?

A Day Without a Woman? Boston restaurant-goers wouldn’t eat very well.

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With many of our top restaurants led by women, this area is very friendly to female chefs. But it’s not like that everywhere.

In the Trump era, protesting has become like a ‘second job’

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In Boston, a hub of political protest since the election, progressives are packing house parties to brainstorm.