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

METRO MINUTE: WEEK AHEAD

February vacation fun around Boston

By , Globe Staff

Don’t let any of your friends who have flown south for February vacation read this. They’ll get jealous.

WEEK AHEAD

What should Framingham’s new seal look like?

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A panel of residents will be tasked with creating a new emblem for the city. They have a lot to live up to.

WEEK AHEAD

Salem is for lovers

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day, “Salem’s So Sweet Chocolate & Ice Sculpture Festival” will take place over the weekend.

WEEK AHEAD

Board may soon pick new state education commissioner

By , Globe Staff

The state’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education may vote Monday on whom to recommend as the next commissioner.