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

Light up your holidays with these attractions

By , Globe Staff

From ZooLights to Family Trees, there’s plenty to dazzle families in Greater Boston this season.

THE WEEK AHEAD

A new stop for food trucks?

By , Globe Staff

Newton officials will hold a public hearing Monday on a proposal to allow food trucks at an office park in the N2 Innovation District.

WEEK AHEAD

Here’s looking at you, Casablanca

By , Globe Staff

“The Real and Reel Casablanca” opens at The International Museum of World War II — 75 years after war and Hollywood put the Moroccan city on the map.

THE WEEK AHEAD

Heading to Salem on Halloween? Do. Not. Drive.

By , Globe Staff

At least 100,000 visitors are expected in the Witch City Tuesday, and officials hope many will use public transportation.