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.

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In Vermont, a small-town feud leads to a big middle finger (literally)

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The finger has been the source of much consternation in the small town of Westford, Vt. Was it some kind of political protest? Senior prank? Neighborly dispute?

A mysterious fire. Brutalized animals. Extortion. Rickety Ranch isn’t the haven its owners dreamed of

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The Hollis, N.H., animal rescue farm has become the target of what the FBI describes as a “vicious” extortion campaign.

For some, before turkey comes a side of sweat

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On a holiday long devoted to indulgence a new tradition is suddenly taking over: The Thanksgiving morning workout.

The city of Newton is at war — over leaf blowers

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Incensed neighbors are turning on one another — in at least one instance, allegedly, with violence.