Steve Annear

Steve Annear is a reporter for A graduate of Roger Williams University, Annear previously worked at, and the Boston Metro newspaper. He is perhaps best known for unearthing “The Baby Wheel” guys, tracking down a wayward manatee that was stranded in Cape Cod waters, and explaining how a seal got into the Charles River from the harbor.

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Dash for tickets to Stephen King event in Somerville has blood-curdling ending for some

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Porter Square Books, which is hosting an October talk featuring King and his son, Joe Hill, accidentally oversold tickets to the event on its website, after it crashed.

When a hack-a-thon denied this 15-year-old’s application, he found a security flaw on their website — and was then invited to attend

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Theo Bleier of Westborough identified a discrepancy on Hack the North’s website and accessed data that a team of developers had accidentally left open and available.

Here's what the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge thinks of Lana Del Rey’s new album title

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“It caught our attention and we were definitely intrigued,” said Laurie Norton Moffatt, director and chief executive of the museum.

Salem’s oldest cemetery will be closed to visitors this Halloween

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From Sept. 28 through Nov. 3, tourists coming to Salem won’t be allowed into the historic Charter Street Cemetery. Officials are preparing for the next phase of preservation work.