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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Big orange dinosaur on Route 1 had a temporary sidekick: a giant glowing doughnut

By , Globe Staff

The glazed doughnut was fastened to the tiny arms of the tyrannosaur by the folks at Kane’s Donuts, who recently opened a second location nearby.

Beh-toh? Comma-lah? Here’s how to pronounce the names of Democratic presidential hopefuls

By , Globe Staff

Pollsters, talking heads, and potential voters are getting familiar with a widening field of candidates.

This Twitter account tells you the general mood of MBTA riders by the hour

By , Globe Staff

The Twitter bot, called @MBTA_Mood, scans tweets and then analyzes them to gauge how Boston commuters are feeling.

Listen: Saugus Fire Department responds to call about ‘exploding squirrel’

By , Globe Staff

According to a recording of the dispatch, the animal bit through a wire.