Dugan Arnett

Arnett joined the Globe staff as a features writer in 2015. A native of Blue Springs, Mo., he is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Before arriving in Boston, he spent four years as a features and metro reporter at the Kansas City Star.

Latest stories

Gas is shut off to hundreds of homes in Woburn due to spike in pressure

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National Grid said a worker “inadvertently introduced excess gas into a portion of our system” during routine maintenance work near Wyman and Hart streets.

After fatal shark attack, surfers grapple with a return to the water

By , Globe Staff

For many Cape surfers, whether to return to the water following last month’s attack is a question with no easy answers.

‘They’re eating our children’: Cape Cod shark attacks rile residents

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Around 300 Cape Cod residents filled a Wellfleet school’s gymnasium to voice an array of concerns.

Here’s why there are dead squirrels all over the place

By , Globe Staff

A recent abundance of acorns is the reason for an unprecedented surge in squirrel populations throughout New England, most particularly in New Hampshire.