Laura Crimaldi

Laura Crimaldi joined the Globe staff in 2014 after working as a business and news producer for A graduate of Smith College, Crimaldi has been covering news in New England since 2001.

Latest stories

Seven beaches in Greater Boston aced water quality tests last year

By and Amanda Kaufman , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has been testing water quality at beaches along Boston Harbor since 2011.

Appalachian Trail stabbing highlights challenge of intervening on behalf of the mentally ill

By and , Globe Staff

The challenge: how to get troubled people the help they need, while weighing their rights against the possibility they could harm themselves or others.

The twisted, fatal journey of the accused Appalachian Trail killer

By , and Alejandro Serrano , Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent

The transformation of James Jordan into the menacing Sovereign, say many who know him, was at once shocking and sadly predictable.

MassArt students create toys for elephants at New Bedford zoo

By , Globe Staff

Emily and Ruth, Asian elephants who live at Buttonwood Park Zoo, got the new toys on Thursday.