Travis Andersen

Andersen is a breaking news reporter for the Metro section. He previously worked as a freelance writer for and a reporter for the Associated Press. A graduate of Kenyon College, he also earned a master’s in journalism from Boston University.

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Salem police captain suspended for inappropriate tweet criticizing Mayor Walsh

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A Salem police captain has been placed on leave for sending a tweet Monday from the official department account that authorities later called “wildly inappropriate.”

Restaurants could open as soon as June 8, if trends are still promising, officials say

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Restaurants could open as soon as June 8, but only serving outside and only if the public health metrics continue to look good, state officials said.

Boston Marathon canceled for first time in 124-year history

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The 2020 Marathon — which had already been postponed from April to Sept. 14 due to coronavirus — will be held as a virtual event, the BAA said.

Cape Cod officials say they will be ready for visitors this summer

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Cape Cod will be open for business this summer, albeit in a limited fashion as the state economy gradually reopens amid the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said Thursday.