Regional Editor

Leslie Anderson

The Globe’s regional sections cover news, people, and local sports in approximately 150 cities and towns in Greater Boston. From school controversies to encroaching wildlife, there’s always something new happening in our suburbs, and we work to bring the most interesting stories to our online and print readers.

Having grown up in Los Angeles, Leslie Anderson is a suburbanite through and through, covering local news for the Lowell Sun, the Providence Journal, and other publications before arriving at the Boston Globe in 2003. Send her your story ideas!

Latest stories

the week ahead

Tired of McMansions? Check out these tiny houses

By , Globe Staff

Coming to Stoughton this weekend is the third annual BIG Tiny House Festival, with 12 locally built examples on display.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Newton, Quincy, and Salem

By , Globe Staff

The political season begins in earnest this week as residents in several suburban cities cast ballots in preliminary elections.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Now that school’s here, let’s talk about recess

By , Globe Staff

The Joint Committee on Education on Beacon Hill is taking up 32 bills — including a proposal to mandate recess for younger students.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Celebrate and remember America’s workers

By , Globe Staff

As you light your barbecue for the last long weekend of summer, don’t forget why America celebrates Labor Day.