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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The T asked people to share some transit love on Valentine’s Day. The responses were heartbreaking

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The T asked for some transit love on Valentine's Day. But they got some snark instead.

Brutal crackdown on inmates alleged at Shirley prison

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In the wake of a violent attack on guards, advocates, lawyers, and relatives say prisoners have been beaten, shocked, and denied access to their lawyers.

Hyundai Super Bowl ad has one wicked bad mistake, if you ask Bostonians

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People are mostly loving the Boston-themed TV spot. But there’s some debate on the New England regionalism.

An ode to the view of Boston from a Red Line train crossing the Longfellow Bridge

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There are precious few moments like this, but the fleeting passage between Kendall Square and Charles/MGH, inside the unlikely setting of the maligned Red Line, can still stir something like reverence.